Legal Sea Foods

  www.legalseafoods.com
  www.legalseafoods.com

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View from the parking lot of the Legal Sea Foods' Quality Control Center and corporate headquarter office located in Boston, MA (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.75)

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Legal Sea Foods Reviews

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Legal Sea Foods President and CEO Roger S. Berkowitz
Roger S. Berkowitz
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    Great experience!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Server in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Legal Sea Foods full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Management is very understanding and down to earth but yet professional. I work at the kendall square location and we have a lot of awesome regular guests come in, which guarentes money and respect. I have seen one server get promoted to management as well as a bartender. You are given the opportunity to take a wine class under a master of wine who personally creates our wine list! Employee discount is 50% and a fantastic staff meal is provided daily.

    Cons

    The hours can be long and weekend mornings tend to be slow. Management has to answer to a corporate office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    remember to create daily competitions for employees to get free food!

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Legal Sea Foods Interviews

Updated Sep 10, 2014
Updated Sep 10, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 7+ weeksinterviewed at Legal Sea Foods.

    Interview Details

    Legal Sea Foods gets a ton of applications, so to get the job you have to be very persistent. I applied online and never heard anything. I called and pushed the button for "career" and it directed me to a voicemail, where I left a message, and gave me an email address to send my resume to, which I did. I never heard anything back from that either. When I went in the first time the manager was busy, and the host wrote down my name, but I never heard anything back from that. I went in a second time a few weeks later, with my resume, and was able to sit down with the assistant manager for a pre-interview. A few days later I got a call to set up an interview with the general manager. That went well, and I started training about a week and a half later. All in all it was almost a 7 week process. But I'm sure it differs for each individual person.

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Website www.legalseafoods.com
Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1950
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Everything at this seafood restaurant is above board. Legal Sea Foods operates a popular collection of more than 30 upscale casual-dining spots known for their fresh seafood. The restaurants offer a variety of fish, lobster, and shrimp dishes, along with chowder, soup, and sandwiches. Legal also offers carry-out, catering, and private dining services. Legal Sea Foods operates in seven Eastern states, though most are in the Boston area. The family-owned business was started by George Berkowitz who opened the Legal Cash Market grocery store in 1950 in Cambridge... More

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