Thomas & King Reviews

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Mike Scanlon
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  • Overall quality of company was a great place to work! High expectations.

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Lexington, KY
    Former Employee - General Manager in Lexington, KY

    I worked at Thomas & King full-time (More than 8 years)

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    I was proud of where I worked. I enjoyed working in a busy environment that was challenging and allowed me to grow as an individual.


    Constantly changing policy's and procedures.

    Advice to Management

    Training program changed to often. Find something that works and stick with it. Pay your FOH and BOH staff good wages to prevent turnover. This will in the end help grow the business.

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Headquarters Lexington, KY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Thomas & King is #1 in Applebee's neighborhood. The company is one the largest franchisees of Applebee's, operating about 90 of its signature restaurants. The casual dining establishments offer a variety of menu items, such as burgers, steaks, and seafood, but are most popular for their selection of appetizers. Thomas & King also operates a half dozen Johnny Carino's Italian-themed restaurants franchised from Austin, Texas-based Fired Up. Co-founded in 1988 by CEO Mike Scanlon, the company operates restaurants in Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and ... More

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