OSI Restaurant Partners

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OSI Restaurant Partners Reviews

Updated May 5, 2014
Updated May 5, 2014
39 Reviews
2.8
39 Reviews
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OSI Restaurant Partners President, CEO, and Director Elizabeth A. (Liz) Smith
Elizabeth A. (Liz) Smith
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  1.  

    Worked for Roy's and loved the food, atmosphere and professionalism of the staff

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

    I worked at OSI Restaurant Partners full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Professional, fun environment, excellent product that sells itself

    Cons

    Hard to qualify for benefits, last location was overstaffed and couldn't get enough hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Not much I can advise

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent place to work great enviroment

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    Current Employee - Implementation  in  Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Implementation in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at OSI Restaurant Partners as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment to work in

    Cons

    Does not pay for further education

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at OSI Restaurant Partners full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great tips, Great Management, excellent scheduling

    Cons

    Drive for perfection could be a little overbearing at times. Don't expect someone to sell hundreds of dollars in alcohol on prom night, or give happy go lucky service to funeral parties. Not much upward mobility.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They know what they're doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Used to be fun to work here

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    Current Employee - IT Developer  in  Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - IT Developer in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at OSI Restaurant Partners full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good people to work with, everyone is willing to pitch in to do what needs to be done. Discount cards for restaurants is a nice perl

    Cons

    New Management needs to understand more about the business. Health Benefits keep getting worse. Salaries are stagnant. Older employees seem to be deprecated over new hires.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better benefits

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    The Company is one of the best places to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at OSI Restaurant Partners

    Pros

    The Company really cares about giving their customers a great dining experience with great quality at an affordable price. They also listen to customers comments and makes changes where needed. As for the employees, OSI believes in life balance and allows flexibility to meet your work and family needs. It is really a good company to be a part of.

    Cons

    Promoting people to manager positions that do not have management experience. They should have a program in place to develop managers before they can be promoted. Also, the direct reports should be given a survey or list of questions and their feedback on the performance of the new manager.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    OSI seems to care about their people.

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    Current Employee - Bartender  in  Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Bartender in Overland Park, KS

    I have been working at OSI Restaurant Partners

    Pros

    There is consistency of product from store to store, allowing for repeat customers and a sense of pride in one's work. There is a considerable amount of training. That's always a positive.

    Cons

    It's corporate. If there is a problem it can take a long time for resolution. It also means that if a mistake is made, there are more people to point it out. Mistakes are far more readily recognized than a job well done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The store I work at is run down. As far as I can tell, nothing is being done to resolve the physical issues. These include sewer and roof issues as well as drainage.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    If you've worked at one restaurant, you've worked at them all.

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    Current Employee - Bartender  in  Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Bartender in Aurora, CO

    I have been working at OSI Restaurant Partners

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, understanding managers, opportunity of advancement if you are truly good at what you do.

    Cons

    Working at a restaurant means the bottom of the barrel as far as customer service is concerned. Pay is not good. Qualifying for benefits means being on your feet for 35+ hours a week; this is difficult and the benefits are expensive and suck anyway!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer a better benefits package to your part-time employees. Give your quality employees more responsibility and ability to build your business. Allow your quality employees to provide you with more structured insight and suggestions to become more successful.

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Outback Steakhouse

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    Former Employee - Server  in  Bayside, NY
    Former Employee - Server in Bayside, NY

    I worked at OSI Restaurant Partners

    Pros

    The only good thing about working there was the coworkers. And you would earn about 650 a week which is comparable to my carear job now.

    Cons

    Waiting on tables just sucks,management is overworked and underpaid and they let you know it. It was very hard to call out sick.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a chill pill, you signed up for this to be your carear not us. Stuff is gonna go wrong in that industry probably everyday-learn to deal with it better.

  10.  

    If it's the casual dining segment you want, then OSI is the company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Managing Partner
    Current Employee - Managing Partner

    I have been working at OSI Restaurant Partners

    Pros

    Some of the best concepts in the business, best name recognition. They treat employees with respect and are great in community awareness.

    Cons

    The hours are not so much long, but they are so inconsistent you never feel rested. Base pay is a joke, you have to have a great location with good sales to make any money via bonus. No match on 401k.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the 401k, get better health insurance, and get some reviews of your JVP's from your MP's. You may not always know what is going on!

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Nice people, Clean Enviornment

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Server  in  Pittsburg, CA
    Former Employee - Server in Pittsburg, CA

    I worked at OSI Restaurant Partners

    Pros

    Now open for lunch and dinner. Flexable schedule and part-time work is ok. Good for students, 2nd job and parents.

    Cons

    Like all server jobs, it is hard physical labor with minimal breaks and it is not encouraged to eat on your break.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Yearly parties are nice, continue having them. Maybe you can give other awards away, like letting the server pick their section for a night.

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