Landry's Reviews

Updated July 4, 2015
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Landry's Chairman, President, and CEO Tilman J. Fertitta
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Pros
  • great systems in place, great resources and marketing (in 4 reviews)

  • flexible schedule for college students (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • I reported issues with my GM to upper management who seemed to take action but these this was all smoke & mirrors (in 10 reviews)

  • A very micro-managed culture that doesn't promote a healthy work-life balance (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Good Conpany

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Landry's

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

    Pros

    I enjoyed working there. Great people, solid benefits, and a nice building. Good perks like a gym, cafeteria, and free sodas.

    Cons

    None really. I pretty much enjoyed the whole experience and would recommend the company to anyone.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. It is an enjoyable environment that doesn't need to be altered in any way.


  2. great company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in New Westminster, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in New Westminster, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Landry's

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    business like, professional beyond reason, too clean, too nice


  3. Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Landry's full-time

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

    Pros

    The positive energy is wonderful there it feels like your apart of a family. The fun atmosphere is great too. The discount card you get is 40% off on up to you and 4 people at any Landry's business! Will be asked to work over-time alot especially in the summer.

    Cons

    Harp on dress code like no bodies business, they expect alot out of you for only $8/hr, sunburns hurt! You are diectly in the sun for alot of rides that you operate here and you have to have that sunscreen!

    Advice to Management

    Management is tough on Rides Operators because we not only work there, but also have guest lives in our hands. There are easy oportunities to move up in management. Starts out as a Rides Operator then a Lead, then a Supervisor, ect.


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  5. Assistant GM

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Landry's

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

    Pros

    Attaining Realistic budgets and goals

    Cons

    A lot of hours a day/week working

    Advice to Management

    Manage the numbers


  6. Great work environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Company offers perks for being an employee of Landry's.

    Cons

    If you mind the traffic to get to work than this is not the place to work for you.

    Advice to Management

    These people are very professional and I've never had any problems with management.


  7. I worked as a cashier at Pleasure Pier,KFC,Jack in the Box/Galveston/TX.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Landry's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I know your working discipline.I got so much experience both in my country and yours.I have advanced level english.
    Also I've customer care skills.I got some ideas about your culture so It's really important for you to care about customers.Im patient and kind.So ı can deal with it.

    Cons

    Nothing except I can not more than 7 hours if ı dont eat.Because when I'm hungry i feel so nervous.


  8. Great people working there.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

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

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

    Pros

    Good company and great benefits

    Cons

    There were no cons for me when working there.

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. Great Service company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Waiter in Katy, TX
    Current Employee - Waiter in Katy, TX

    I have been working at Landry's part-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Working at one of the Restaurants, Babin's, has given me the opportunity to improve upon my overall serving skills and allowed me to develop communication and sales skills. I feel that what I have learned at my establishment shall assist me in my degree of Supply Chain Management.

    Cons

    Sometimes the management culture isn't reflective of the vision of the General Manager. Sometimes it's difficult to implement lean six sigma recommendations at the actual restaurant.

    Advice to Management

    Be able to get everyone on the same page and through more team based Management activities in order to promote harmony among the team.


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    Hostess

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hostess in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Hostess in New Orleans, LA

    I have been working at Landry's part-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Landry's is a great company and does offer many ways to move up within the company. They also allow you to change your hours after being with them for a while.

    Cons

    There can be long hours, but they tell you upfront what is expected. Sometimes you are asked to stay a little later if it is very busy.

    Advice to Management

    Continue being awesome and helping out your staff.


  11. A wonderful experience,I enjoyed working there because it was a friendly environment.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Foodrunner/Busboy in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Foodrunner/Busboy in Miami, FL

    I worked at Landry's

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Team work is exhibited in a fast pace organized fashion,from employees to management the entire staff comes together to make sure that the guest are happy and satisfied with the service they recieve. Great location and also discounts on food.

    Cons

    No lunch breaks, Always busy, on your feet for entire shift.

    Advice to Management

    I enjoyed being a foodrunner/busboy while working for a management staff that takes pride in their work. I appreciate the opportunity and I most certainly would not mind working at the Crab House Restaurant again.



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