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okay for a restaurant job

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Hostess in Katy, TX
Former Employee - Hostess in Katy, TX
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Landry's part-time (More than a year)

Pros

good perks for working there i.e. discounts

Cons

under valued workers and underpaid

Other Employee Reviews for Landry's

  1. Helpful (2)

    worked with a private restaurant company as a general manger when Landry's purchased the group

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Ann Arbor, MI
    Current Employee - General Manager in Ann Arbor, MI
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Landry's full-time

    Pros

    They offer lots of opportunity for transfer and upward mobility, and they have very specific systems in place for managing costs, reporting information. If you prefer to have very clear cut expectations of the job responsibilities this is the place to go.

    Cons

    There is little room for entrepreneurial managers at Landry's. They are a large publicly traded company that prescribes methods of dealing with situations, is big on corporate control, and has little tolerance for interpretation of their guidelines. The focus is on profits and share value, so if you have a desire to work with excellent ingredients, or participate in a business that values excellence in service, this is not the company to work for. There are food and service standards, but they are just good enough to keep them in business, and limit customer complaints.


  2. Helpful (6)

    cost cutting bean counters

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Landry's (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A stepping stone. Tillman does a good job of sucking money out of his restaurants, and souls out of his employees.

    Cons

    Negative culture from the top down. Treat employees as expendable commodities. Benefits are a joke. Positive re enforcement not in their vocabulary. Corporate decisions made in a vacuum- complete disconnect from customers and employees. Managers are constantly under pressure from supervisors. Ridiculous obsession with selling their buy in rewards card to customers, seems to be the only metric they care about.

    Advice to Management

    If you want to improve products or services, listen to your customers. If you want to improve operations, listen to your employees on the ground. Of course, in order to do so you'll first have to pull your heads out of your own asses, so start with that.


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