Ruby Tuesday Reviews

Updated July 29, 2015
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James J. "J.J." Buettgen
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Pros
  • Flexible schedule as an hourly team member (in 25 reviews)

  • Good food to eat 50% off during breaks (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • upper management lacks knowledge of the customer to business (in 35 reviews)

  • long hours and weekends, no room for growth (in 10 reviews)

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612 Employee Reviews

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  1. Manager

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    Current Employee - Manager in Bristol, VA
    Current Employee - Manager in Bristol, VA

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, Flexible schedules, Decent Base Salary

    Cons

    Stressful environment, Constant Staffing issues

    Advice to Management

    Hard staying staffed, raises given out once a year.


  2. Opening server / Trianer

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    Current Employee - Quality Service Specialist in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Quality Service Specialist in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Enjoy the location and the hours of operation

    Cons

    lack of need material to perform the jobs adequately

    Advice to Management

    listen more toward the staff and their issues at work. More availability for workers.


  3. Bartender

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    Former Employee - Cook in Zanesville, OH
    Former Employee - Cook in Zanesville, OH

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    I was cross-trained in nearly every position. It was a really good experience.

    Cons

    A lot of restaurants closed.

    Advice to Management

    My manager was great. I have no complaints.


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  5. Ruby Tuesday Bartender for six years

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    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Mays Landing, NJ
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Mays Landing, NJ

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Easy system, organized and committed corporate structure, competitive specials bring in customers, benefits, attention to cleanliness and codes, training constantly updated, ease of scheduling and availability adjustment.

    Cons

    Personal issues bleeding into the work atmosphere


  6. It was aight

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday

    Pros

    Good money for part time work Good for part time job

    Cons

    no cons it was a good job


  7. Server

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Katy, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Katy, TX

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very relaxed environment, restaurant was exceptionally clean, and I made really good money.

    Cons

    You have to start off being a host for a while before you start to serve, but it's very brief.


  8. Useful for short-term

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Syracuse, NY
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Syracuse, NY

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, good training, seems to finally be on the right track to offering service and food that people actually want.

    Cons

    Very gossip oriented, even among upper management. only way to get ahead is to throw people under the bus.


  9. fun workplace

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    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Hoover, AL
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Hoover, AL

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday

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

    Pros

    Social atmosphere and busy days

    Cons

    Pay. You won't make much here..

    Advice to Management

    Schedule less people so more tables are available per server


  10. take it our leave it

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    Current Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Pottstown, PA
    Current Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Pottstown, PA

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great ideas for ease of service in high volume cooking

    Cons

    Lack of training and support for most employees in all aspects of basic food handling

    Advice to Management

    Follow up training on a regular basis in all areas of food handling, food safety and service.Incentives as motivation for employees, sufficient staffing for high volume and accountibility for lesser performing employees


  11. Friendly people, horrible pay!

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    Former Employee - Hostess in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Hostess in Buffalo, NY

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The staff was friendly... good for students who don't actually need money

    Cons

    I was a hostess/server assistant and didn't even get minimum wage... neither did I receive tips

    Advice to Management

    Pay people decent money



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