Cracker Barrel

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A great work environment, although the pay is not competitive.

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Former Employee - Cashier in Knoxville, TN
Former Employee - Cashier in Knoxville, TN

I worked at Cracker Barrel

Pros

Respectful company and work environment with helpful and effective managers. Clear duties and instructions. They are also always looking for people to complete management training if you are interested in restaurant management.

Cons

The only complaints that I have is inconsistent scheduling, which is typical in a restaurant environment, and the low pay.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The managers are very good and if they aren't then they don't last very long. They are very fair and judicial when dealing with employees and guests.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    At Cracker Barrel, you will either like it or hate it within a week's time. It is not for everybody.

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    Current Employee - Par IV Server in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Par IV Server in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Cracker Barrel

    Pros

    The customers are generally nice, clean people. Lots of regulars and relationships built. Flexible schedule with reasonable pay. (For servers)

    Cons

    Tend to treat employees as less than. (children)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Being a server has a bad enough reputation as being a low level job for those who have no education and a big possibility of never achieving more. Taking down to them as if they are children does NOT help a semi bad shift get any better. Positive reinforcement is needed and a lot more praise. Giving all employees one free fountain drink after working very hard to bring you 3 goal hours in a row does NOT provide incenative to work harder and help the company achieve their goals. You, as a company, have gotten cheap toward your employees, and do NOT proportion compensation for hard work fairly...period.

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    Great place to work and meet new people

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    Current Employee - Grill Cook in Port Huron, MI
    Current Employee - Grill Cook in Port Huron, MI

    I have been working at Cracker Barrel

    Pros

    Benefits and pay is competitive

    Cons

    Inconsistancy of communication from management to employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better teamwork

    Recommends
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