P.F. Chang's
3.4 of 5 209 reviews
www.pfcb.com Scottsdale, AZ 5000+ Employees

P.F. Chang's Reviews

Updated Apr 8, 2014
P.F. Chang's – US – “The "trio" sauces that servers use to make their…”

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3.4 209 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

P.F. Chang's Chairman Co-Chief Executive Officer Richard L. Federico

Richard L. Federico

(83 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend
209 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good money for a college student, ability to receive good shifts happens at a fast pace"
    in 14 reviews
  • "The Colorado Springs, CO location is almost always busy, so there is a great opportunity to make money"
    in 8 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work/life balance is a struggle here, but that goes with the industry"
    in 5 reviews
  • "As with any restuarant it can be long hours and hours on holidays and weekends"
    in 7 reviews
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was great

Hostess (Current Employee)
Friendswood, TX

I have been working at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than a year

ProsThe GM is a very far and respectful person

Conslearning to work together as a team

Advice to Senior ManagementIt is always a pleasure to work for a manager that cares about his employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A second family

Bartender (Current Employee)
Louisville, KY

I have been working at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than 8 years

ProsManagement is amazing. Staff is very close. Room for growth. Always busy which means consistent money. Flexible schedule

ConsYou work on tips, not great with communication, some of the management isnt great under stress which in returns makes shifts run poorly

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I worked for P.F. Chang's when it was a publicly traded company. I very much enjoyed working for them.

Bartender (Former Employee)
Nashville, TN

I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than 3 years

Pros- FAMILY MEAL!!
- Nurturing environment

ConsAs with any restaurant, management is looking for shortcuts to cut costs, hardly a con, but some might find it petty.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great environment, fresh food, spotless kitchen and friendly staff. Great steps of service!

PF Changs Server (Former Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than a year

ProsA great opportunity to enhance customer service skills. I have learned how to be a perfect Server through their training program. Teamwork is outstanding as well as the staff!

ConsAll restaurants have their cons. This one In particular has only one. The lack of reputation it deserves. Of course, time and dedication will change that.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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My Heart cried when I moved on from P.F.Chang's

Restaurant Floor Manager (Former Employee)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than a year

ProsFast paced life in pf chang's,

ConsSome time because of big rush things go out of hand

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease take more care of the staff

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Since the beginning, I have had a great experience here.

Back-Waiter (Current Employee)
Torrance, CA

I have been working at P.F. Chang's part-time for less than a year

ProsWorks well for students with scheduling

ConsHard to move up from the bottom

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I was a takeout person for PF Changs and founds this job to be great and learned a lot about the restaurant business.

Restaurant Manager (Current Employee)
Warrington, PA

I have been working at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe pros were the hours the pay the benefits and the great company atmosphere. I loved working at PF Changs it was a great experience.

ConsI did not like that I could not take off on the weekends. Overall it was a great job and I would definitely work there again.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Lot's of advancement opportunites

Bartender (Current Employee)
Boise, ID

I have been working at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than a year

ProsAdvancement opportunities, Great staff, Great training

ConsNot sure if Buy-In opportunities for Management are as great as they used to be

Advice to Senior ManagementTo those I worked under, Keep up the great work!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fast paced kitchen

Drahma - Food Prep (Former Employee)
Marlton, NJ

I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time for more than 5 years

ProsWorked with my availability, benefits for employees working 30 hours a week

Conslot of employee/management turnover = proving yourself constantly, lack of respect for females on the line from sous chef

Advice to Senior ManagementBe thankful for the good employees and try to retain them!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work if you know what you're doing.

Wok Cook (Current Employee)
Tampa, FL

I have been working at P.F. Chang's for more than a year

ProsHard working group of people. Good place to refine skills with technical measurements. Diversity with fellow employees makes for an outstanding work environment.

ConsManagers are too concerned about numbers at the end if the day and it creates a conflict of interest for new employees. Training is focused on learning on your own with a lot of telling you what you did wrong rather than what you did right.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more individual time with new employees in order to instill confidence within the team dynamic.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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