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I worked as a server part time for 8 months

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Former Employee - Server  in  Berea, KY
Former Employee - Server in Berea, KY

I worked at Cracker Barrel part-time for less than a year

Pros

-The people were happy to be there
-Management was flexible with scheduling and supportive of staff
-Fast paced environment
-Helpful training
-Good tips during weekends

Cons

-Long hours can get slow and boring
-Only one employee priced meal per day
-You can't take home leftovers
-Store is too expensive

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't let the back staff tell dirty jokes! It taints the fun, family environment for us servers when we go out.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for Cracker Barrel

  1.  

    Fun, Friendly, Loved every minute when I worked there

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    Former Employee - Retail  in  Lubbock, TX
    Former Employee - Retail in Lubbock, TX

    I worked at Cracker Barrel part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1) Treat employees very well, with lots of respect
    2) "Stars" advancement, with pay raises and more responsibilities as you progress over a couple of years
    3) Make great friends
    4) Half-price meals on the clock

    Cons

    None come to mind really

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Server/Trainer  in  Decatur, IL
    Current Employee - Server/Trainer in Decatur, IL

    I have been working at Cracker Barrel full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The teamwork and support are amazing here, the flexibility is beyond compare with anywhere I have ever worked and the atmosphere is inviting.

    Cons

    The inconsistencies of the management can be a bit frustrating at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a meeting. Get on the same page about all topics. Ask the employees for feedback suggestions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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