Kona Grill

  www.konagrill.com
  www.konagrill.com

Kona Grill Reviews

Updated October 19, 2014
Updated October 19, 2014
29 Reviews
3.3
29 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
Berke Bakay
7 Ratings

4 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Hostess/Busser

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Hostess in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Hostess in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Kona Grill part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The majority of my coworkers are cool and easy to get along with. The managers are professional when resolving issues and try to keep their employee's best interests in mind. They will not hesitate to help you out if you get too busy or are dealing with a difficult guest.

    Cons

    The clientele can be terrible sometimes, but you'll get that in any restaurant. Managers will call people off if they are on overtime, even if it leaves us understaffed. It can get extremely busy and stressful on some nights, so if you can't multitask well or work as a team then this may not be the job for you.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    It's been alright.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sushi Chef in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Sushi Chef in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at Kona Grill full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There is little stress other than peak hours, little micromanagement due to nature of sushi.

    Cons

    Basically no upward movement available for any position unless you are there for decades.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - General Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - General Manager in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Kona Grill full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great focus on quality. Small enough to adapt quickly to a fluid market with the structure and stability of a corporation. Smart people running the organization.

    Cons

    Limited growth potential beyond GM at this point. Benefits outside of bonus are limited by the size of the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5.  

    Great money for serving

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA

    I have been working at Kona Grill

    Pros

    Definitely a fun place to work, money is good, and employees actually care about each other and their jobs. A much better restaurant environment to work in then others in area.

    Cons

    Some shifts while working on patio can be very hectic and if you only have experience with three table sections you would not do well here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Being a little more lenient on company policies and not being as strict when you yourself are engaging in some of these.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

Kona Grill Photos

Kona Grill
Fort Worth Location
EL Paso Location

+ Add Photo

Work at Kona Grill? Share Your Experiences

Kona Grill

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.