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Steve Hanson
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    Disorganized, inflexible, and sad place to work. Save your mental, and physical health.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at B.R. Guest full-time for more than a year


    Gym membership for being in operations and corp. Raises for brown nosing. Dining allowance. High turnover leaves room for growth. Lots of training in the operations side of the company.


    HR Department is unhelpful, and often sweeps issues under the rug. Consequenses for actions are not consistent, and the company picks and chooses what it wants to do with different employees. Upper managment is not receptive to change. High turnover leaves a lot of gaps open and forces people to overwork. Employee morale is very low in corperate and in operations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest, nuture and listen to new talent instead of employees who are overpaid and have been there for years. Looking at things from a set of new eyes WILL change your company. Stop treating those who care about the company and want to grow, like trash. Lastly,

    Doesn't Recommend
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Updated Aug 1, 2014
Updated Aug 1, 2014

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    Intern Interview

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    Intervieewed with HR coordinator and then with internship coordinators. Finally interviewed with specific restaurant GMs. Everyone was very nice and forthcoming about the work and what I would be doing during the internship. No trick questions or intimidating conversations. Very straightforward and to the point: wanted to see if I was willing to work hard and if I would get along with the staff.

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Website www.brguestrestaurants.com/
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 1991
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

B.R. Guest operates about 20 upscale and fine-dining restaurants primarily in New York City, including Blue Fin, Isabella's, and Ocean Grill. Among it's other dining concepts are Dos Caminos, Ruby Foo's Time Square, and Wildwood Barbecue. The company also has restaurants in Las Vegas, including its upscale Italian restaurant Fiamma, originally created with Fabio Trabocchi, at the MGM Grand resort. Founder Stephen Hanson opened his first restaurant in Manhattan in 1987 and later helped create the luxury James Hotel concept. Starwood Capital Group owns a 50% stake in the... More

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