Buffalo Wild Wings Reviews

Updated July 29, 2015
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Buffalo Wild Wings President, CEO, and Director Sally J. Smith
Sally J. Smith
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Pros
  • socialization with customers, fun fast paced energy (in 32 reviews)

  • Fun atmosphere, customers are usually here to have a good time and are in good spirits (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • Working long hours on sporting event days (in 42 reviews)

  • Upper management isn't supportive (in 18 reviews)

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882 Employee Reviews

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  1. Cashier

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hostess/Cashier in East Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Hostess/Cashier in East Lansing, MI

    I worked at Buffalo Wild Wings part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and fun environment to work in

    Cons

    hours aren't all that reasonable


  2. Operations General Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager of Operations in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - General Manager of Operations in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Buffalo Wild Wings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay and bonuses

    Cons

    No work/ life balance

    Advice to Management

    Shorter hours of operations


  3. Server

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Buffalo Wild Wings part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Fun environment, good food, good business

    Cons

    Pay was okay, management was not great


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  5. Server

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Buffalo Wild Wings part-time

    Pros

    You make good money most nights

    Cons

    some people don't know how to tip

    Advice to Management

    help out a lot more


  6. assistant general manager

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Buffalo Wild Wings full-time (More than 10 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Fast fun friendly environment great learning experience

    Cons

    Not a whole lot of room to grow and move into upper management

    Advice to Management

    Learn from mistakes made by yourself and others and always keep moving forward


  7. Assistant Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Buffalo Wild Wings

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of hours, overtime, fun experience, very interactive with guests, sports, get your hours in 4 days so you still have 3 off a week.

    Cons

    Can be stressful when very busy, can have long nights when behind on your stuff, some customers can be problematic when under the influence.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing, it is a great place to work and has a lot of opportunities to advance even starting at a lower position.


  8. Bartender/server Rock Hill, SC

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Rock Hill, SC
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Rock Hill, SC

    I worked at Buffalo Wild Wings full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great management, great coworkers, fun atmosphere. All around great place to work. I hate that I moved away.

    Cons

    Oh, gosh. I don't really have anything negative to say about this location. I honestly loved it there.

    Advice to Management

    Smitty rocks! Keep her!


  9. Fast upbeat happening job

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - WCT in Bossier City, LA
    Former Employee - WCT in Bossier City, LA

    I worked at Buffalo Wild Wings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Incredible atmosphere and company to work for. They work with your schedule and push to make you better

    Cons

    Only issues I had: meetings, Bad tippers and rude customers

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the positive attitudes. You make it fun to be on an incredible team.


  10. cook

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Monterey, CA
    Former Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Monterey, CA

    I worked at Buffalo Wild Wings part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    They seem to honestly care about what you have going on with family life.

    Cons

    Need more valid breaks. Be able to go outside the building on 10 minute break time.

    Advice to Management

    Back off the micro management.


  11. vp account director

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medfield, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medfield, MA

    I have been working at Buffalo Wild Wings full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    collaborative, entrepreneurial, experienced direct marketing professionals, leverage the science of human behavior

    Cons

    lacking in digital prowess and deep experience in emerging technologies and platforms; and content marketing and social media distribution

    Advice to Management

    focus on new skills and hires to provide growth and competitive advantage relative to other digitally focused agencies



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