Golden Corral Reviews

Updated March 24, 2015
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Pros
  • Occasionally they gave you free food (in 9 reviews)

  • Have a lot of fun meeting new people and ensuring a good experience (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Working long long hours, little time for quality of life (in 7 reviews)

  • managers are bad, work a lot of hrs no breaks (in 5 reviews)

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  1. great company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Golden Corral

    Pros

    the people are very nice

    Cons

    raises and more hours and benifits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give more raises

  2. This place is a horrible company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Server in Newnan, GA
    Current Employee - Server in Newnan, GA

    I have been working at Golden Corral part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free Meals occasionally and good money.

    Cons

    No cig breaks, many drugs, bad managers, dirty place and just not fun at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't sleep with employees, do your job, stand up for your employees and act professional.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. None

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    Current Employee - Golden Corral in Shreveport, LA
    Current Employee - Golden Corral in Shreveport, LA

    I have been working at Golden Corral

    Pros

    Responsable, punctually, watchful, careful, organized.

    Cons

    When I worked at American Ranger could not have a beard.
    All I got were temporary jobs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. I was cold choice prep person

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    Former Employee - Cold Choice Prep Person in Loveland, CO
    Former Employee - Cold Choice Prep Person in Loveland, CO

    I worked at Golden Corral part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    I liked the managers and the employees and customers, I liked doing prep work, I liked the staff I worked with

    Cons

    Closing at night, parking so far away, preparing the roast beef pans, running out of product, not being able to do work faster

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would like to come back as a server or cashier . I am better now

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. Avoid working here

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    Former Employee - Front Line in Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Front Line in Kansas City, MO

    I worked at Golden Corral

    Pros

    Customers are usually nice
    Not much else

    Cons

    Low pay
    Too many duties
    Rude managers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Either pay your employees more or make them do less, and don't treat them like idiots that you can just boss around.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Good high school job.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Golden Corral

    Pros

    Coworkers are awsome but revolve around drama.

    Cons

    Unorganized, minimum wage, and drama.

  8. IT was a great environment to work in and I would recommend it to anyone.

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    Former Employee - Waiter in Universal City, TX
    Former Employee - Waiter in Universal City, TX

    I worked at Golden Corral

    Pros

    I loved the flexible work schedule and how friendly the managers were to me. It was definitely a good place for a part time job.

    Cons

    The tasks are often tedious and mundane. Also, quite often I would have to deal with rude customers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. for high school or college kids ,you can't feed a family with the hours they give you

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    Former Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Palatka, FL
    Former Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Palatka, FL

    I worked at Golden Corral

    Pros

    you eat good if you work over your shift

    Cons

    bad attitudes from employees who've been there awhile

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    out with the old and in with new

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. Very high levels of stress

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    Former Employee - Kitchen Manager
    Former Employee - Kitchen Manager

    I worked at Golden Corral

    Pros

    Pays above current market value

    Cons

    Not very people oriented always worried about making money and never correcting any problems

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Eat your Wheaties

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. it's okay

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Golden Corral part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    can't think of any really

    Cons

    pay and people can be a pain

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be so lazy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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