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Fun Company to work for

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Line Cook in Milwaukee, WI
Former Employee - Line Cook in Milwaukee, WI

I worked at Red Lobster part-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

They have good systems in place for training. The Employees were fun to work with. Good working conditions. I learned how to cook many delicious tasting food items.

Cons

Not very good benifits. Not enough hours. When it got busy, it got very stressfull, and may times we would be under staffed.

Advice to Management

Schedule more people for the busy hours. Try to be a bit more friendly tward your employees.

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  1. Horrible place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Server in Palm Desert, CA
    Former Employee - Server in Palm Desert, CA

    I worked at Red Lobster full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I had the opportunity to meet a lot of really cool people.

    Cons

    Upper management would micro manage their store managers. Most were not very qualified to run a restaurant and it seemed there was no coaching for them. It was all about the numbers and doing whatever it took to make sure the guest had nothing negative to say, even if it meant buying their entire check for the slightest complaint. And there were many complaints! Food was disgusting. They bragged about how they could cook a live lobster in less than 7 minutes with all of their microwaves,but the food still took 45 minutes for a complete order. Poorly run restaurant.

    Advice to Management

    I would look a little harder at your hiring/promoting practices for who you select to run your restaurants. Get the microwaves out of the kitchen and get to cooking.

  2. Amazing Company with Amazing People

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Host in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Host in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at Red Lobster part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Co-workers
    Good Pay
    Provides Debit Card Through Company
    Opportunities for Raises
    Schedule Flexibility

    Cons

    Management Can Do Better
    Weird Schedules
    Hard to Get Hours Sometimes

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