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    Former Employee - Hospitality Manager in Greenville, SC
    Former Employee - Hospitality Manager in Greenville, SC

    I worked at Buffets Holdings full-time (more than an year)


    There work load is divided. The atmoshere is targeted to hapy and its dining rooms are for familys.
    Decent pay, and benifits with PTO.


    They instruct you to push back on issues that should be followed by management, but if you tell anyone above, outside your management then you are considered a whitsle blower and you will be black balled.
    No store under any one is ever perfect but this one has some Food saftey issues and Integrity issues. If you see it, just dont tell it, ot try to fix it or you will be black balled. Management turn over rate for Greenville SC is 48%

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    Dont loose sight of the Guest and their saftey on the food issues. You get some one sick everyone under you could be with out a job. Dont loose your concious....

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    Hospitality Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greenville, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Greenville, SC
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Buffets Holdings in October 2011.

    Interview Details

    I applied on line with an assesment. A few days later was called by the area director for an interview. Then was scheduled to go into a store for a few hours to watch operations and ask questions. Then I was scheduled to be contacted by HR signed some electronic authorizations for background checks. Once those came back I was scheduled and set up for 5 weeks of training wich they paid for travel and hotel accomidations.

    Interview Questions
    • Basic questions of your knowledge on food cost, and questions regaurding diffrent situations as to how you would handle diffrent issues with guests and employees.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There wasnt any, Front of the house and Back of the house all start a one point. FOH base salary is 621. per week pluss chinese O/T for anything over 40 hours i ended the year with 38,400. All BOH start at 40,000. Gm is based on Expierence.
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    Easy Interview

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Website www.buffet.com
Headquarters Eagan, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2000
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

You might say that customers literally line up to dine at these restaurants. Buffets, Inc. is the largest operator of buffet-style eateries in the US, with more than 400 locations in almost 40 states. Operating under such names as HomeTown Buffet, Old Country Buffet, and Ryan's Grill Buffet, the dining spots generally offer self-service buffets featuring entrees, sides, and desserts for an all-inclusive price. In addition to its company-owned locations, Buffets, Inc. has more than a dozen franchised buffet restaurants. A group of lenders, including Credit Suisse, control... More

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