Patina Restaurant Group

  www.patinagroup.com
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Patina Restaurant Group Reviews

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    Engaging, Exciting, and a great company to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Patina Restaurant Group

    Pros

    The environment to which the restaurant locations are, is serene. Diverse, Cultural, and Fun meeting new people in the work area. Both the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall.

    Cons

    Sometimes the shifts can be hectic, and jam packed with people. Keeping it high paced and energetic. This is exciting! The volume enhances, and so does the work level.

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    Doing a great job!

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Patina Restaurant Group Interviews

Updated Sep 18, 2014
Updated Sep 18, 2014

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    Manager of Training Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Patina Restaurant Group.

    Interview Details

    First, somebody from HR sent me an interview request by email. I agreed to it but then she told me it has to be in person. I was out of the country and thought the initial screening would be over the phone. She said it should be in person and scheduled me for an interview.
    When I arrived at one of their locations, they had no idea who I was going to interview with. After a few calls they figured it out.
    I sat down with an HR lady and she asked some random questions. Later on a man named Frank came over and asked me some more questions and walked away telling this other girl what she should drill on and do about my interview.
    She told me they were looking for someone with my training background and not a manager. I spoke with her, then she left to talk to the same man and told me they could not offer me the position because they wanted someone that was a manager instead. She offered me an MIT Program and by the way you get paid as the hourly position you are training. If you are training as a hostess you get paid as a hostess. Sorry but this was ridiculous and a huge waste of time for me. Please do a pre-screening and make up your mind!

    Interview Questions
    • The usual,
      Describe yourself
      What do you know about us?
      What's your careers aspiration
        Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    They offered me a different position as an assistant manager or an MIT program. They pay as the hourly position you would be training for 6-12 months. Sorry but there are other companies out here with much better offers.

    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview

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Website www.patinagroup.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $1 to $5 million (USD) per year

Upscale dining in upscale locations is the name of the game for this company. Patina Restaurant Group runs more than 40 trendy eating spots concentrated on the West Coast (Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas) and the East Coast (New York City, New Jersey, Florida). Its portfolio includes the Brasserie in Manhattan and Patina in downtown LA. The company also offers restaurant, catering, and food services in museums and cultural centers, such as The Rock Center Café in Rockefeller Center and the Café at the Opera at the San Francisco War Memorial. Formed in 2006 by a group... More

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