O'Charley's

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O'Charley's President, CEO, and Director David W. Head
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    Wonderful Family Restaurant

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    Former Employee - Server in Castleton, IN
    Former Employee - Server in Castleton, IN

    I worked at O'Charley's full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It was a wonderful family oriented place to work. I worked there while attending college and had one of the best staff to work with. Everybody at the time really worked as a team. The customer base that was at my particular store were from nearby hotels and businesses so many were executives at lunch or in sales so tipping was better than one would expect for a family restaurant.

    Cons

    I really didn't have any. The only thing I can probably say, (but this is always highly likely to happen in the restaurant business) is that often times their stronger, more dependable employees are relied on a little too heavily which causes burnout.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None, my manager was great.

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O'Charley's Interviews

Updated Nov 9, 2014
Updated Nov 9, 2014

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at O'Charley's.

    Interview Details

    I applied one night out of the blue, and got a call the next day. I came in that thursday for an interview, most of the questions are aimed to see how you will interact with customers and situations, they ask a bit about yourself and so forth. maybe takes about 10-15 minutes. However most of the people that I see come in for the interviews usually have to wait 30-45 minutes until the managers even go and speak with them!

    Interview Questions
    • They do not ask you anything weird. They ask you more situation questions where you need to give the answer that best benefits the guest.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The pay for a server is 2.13+tips. For a bartender it is $5.00+tips and tip outs from servers.
    Accepted Offer

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Website www.ocharleys.com
Headquarters Nashville, TN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Brinker, DineEquity, Darden

You need only be hungry, not Irish, to eat at these restaurants. O'Charley's is a leading full-service restaurant company with about 330 locations in 25 states. Its flagship casual-dining chain serves mostly traditional American fare, including beef, chicken, and seafood entrees along with burgers, sandwiches, and a selection of starters. It boasts more than 220 company-owned outposts in the Southeast and Midwest. O'Charley's also owns Ninety Nine Restaurants, a pub-style chain with more than 100 locations in Massachusetts and a handful of other New England states. In... More

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