Il Fornaio Reviews

5 Reviews
5 Reviews
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Il Fornaio Chairman and CEO Mike Hislop
Mike Hislop
3 Ratings

    Pretty good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Hostess  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Hostess in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Il Fornaio part-time for more than a year


    Treat employees pretty well, feels like a community


    No room to move up

    Negative Outlook
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Il Fornaio Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Il Fornaio.

    Interview Details

    Called in for two interviews. First one, one of the managers got to know me. Second one, another manager interviewed me and gave me two scenarios and asked why I want to work there

    Interview Questions
    • The scenarios were unexpected, but easy since I've worked in a restaurant before   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Corte Madera, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1980
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Cooking up some Old World flavors is bringing in the dough for Il Fornaio (America). The company operates a chain of more than 20 upscale Italian restaurants under the name Il Fornaio (Italian for "the baker"). The dining spots, located mostly in California, offer authentic regional cuisine for lunch and dinner (some locations also feature a breakfast menu), along with catering and banquet services. Many of the locations also sport an in-restaurant market offering baked goods, coffee, and other food items. In addition, the company owns Corner Baker Cafe operator CBC... More

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