Patina Restaurant Group

  www.patinagroup.com
  www.patinagroup.com
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1 person found this helpful  

Fun experience, overall rewarding, but they are not afraid to let people go

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Hostess in Costa Mesa, CA
Former Employee - Hostess in Costa Mesa, CA

I worked at Patina Restaurant Group part-time (more than an year)

Pros

Beautiful Restaurants, great food, great managers

Cons

many people were fired during my time there

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be more encouraging

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent leaders, talented chefs, great learning opportunities of upscale environment

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Patina Restaurant Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great managers, professional environment, good shifts/no late nights, dining priviligies, good benefits

    Cons

    training and development could improve

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More appreciation for employees, PRG should offer annual holiday (X-mas or post thanksgiving dinner) for it's employees who serve restaurant clients all year around on weekends and holidays.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great benefits but frustrating conditions

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    Former Employee - Server in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Server in New York, NY

    I worked at Patina Restaurant Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Non-seasonal employees receive full health care for nominal charge through the union. Holiday season provides many opportunities to work and make great money. Regular customers (from NBC and other corporate/businesses in building and nearby) comprise a good deal of breakfast and lunch business.

    Cons

    Frustrating conditions: Want servers to perform at fine dining level but don't provide support staff to do so. Attracts many tourists who think it is a cafe or diner and are shocked by prices (and therefore do not order much). Junior management is routinely stressed and either take it out on staff or have difficulty handling issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become clear about direction taking restaurant and follow that direction through so it's consistent.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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