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HMSHost Reviews

191 Reviews
191 Reviews
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HMSHost CEO Tom Fricke
Tom Fricke
33 Ratings

    Good place to work and make a carrier

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at HMSHost full-time for more than a year


    Corporate environment. Great bonus system. Paid vacation and holidays


    Worked at Ohare. Takes long time to get to your job, Basically wasted one hour each day traveling from the parking lot to the restaurant. Management staff don't have union and rest of the employees do, and that cause a lot of problems.

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    Management staff don't have union and rest of the employees do, and that cause a lot of problems.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

HMSHost Interviews

Updated Sep 12, 2014
Updated Sep 12, 2014

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    Food and Beverage Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Biddeford, ME
    Anonymous Employee in Biddeford, ME
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at HMSHost.

    Interview Details

    My first interview was flawless, and was told I was going to the second interview.
    Was called the next day for the second interview for the following day.
    I was interviewed by the district manager, whom off the bat did not like me.
    He said I was certainly qualified but he wasn't looking for that, he wanted to know if I could handle people?????
    Well that is all I do.
    I am a woman and he has all men managers? Hmm is there a problem there?

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Bethesda, MD
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1999
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors ARAMARK

Autogrill Group knows some travelers hunger for more than just transportation. Operating as HMSHost, the company is a leading contract foodservice operator focused on the travel market. It has restaurant operations in more than 100 airports in North America, Europe, and parts of the Asia Pacific. Its eateries operate under such licensed brands as Burger King, Chili's Too, California Pizza Kitchen, Quiznos, and Starbucks, as well as proprietary names Fresh Attractions Deli and Flatbreadz. HMSHost also has service operations at more than 80 highway rest areas and runs... More

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