Benihana Reviews

2.7
59 Reviews
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Steve Shlemon
10 Ratings
  • Great company, horrible management

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    Former Employee - Waitress in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Waitress in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Benihana part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation including tips, scheduling, team work

    Cons

    large amount of side work, extremely poor management communication. all 3 managers I worked under were gone last time I checked, and I only worked there last year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get it together, you have the best food in the world.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Benihana Interviews

Updated Feb 27, 2015
Updated Feb 27, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

62%
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12%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

60%
23%
15%

Interview Difficulty

1.6
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Took one interview- spoke with several managers and the general manager. Asked about experience and also told me about the background of their hiring system and promotion in house. Was impressed by my and I got the job on one interview.

    Interview Questions
    • Are you going to be on any vacations soon? How did you increase sales with upsells for entrees and beverages at your prior job? What is the best cocktail at that store?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation necessary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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Website www.benihana.com
Headquarters Doral, FL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1964
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

The main course at Benihana comes with an appetizer of culinary entertainment. A leader in full-service restaurants, the company's flagship chain of teppanyaki-style Asian restaurants offers a dining experience that features wisecracking, fast-chopping chefs who prepare the meals on a grill that is part of the table. Benihana owns and operates more than 60 Benihana and Benihana Grill locations in more than 20 states, and it has about 20 franchised restaurants in a dozen other countries. In addition, the company operates more than 30 other restaurants doing business under... More

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