Compare Islands Restaurants vs Smashburger BETA

See how Smashburger vs. Islands Restaurants compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
Islands Restaurants company icon

Islands Restaurants

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Smashburger

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 206 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 472 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
2.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Islands Restaurants Ceo Tony DeGrazier
96%
96%Tony DeGrazier
CEO Approval
Smashburger Ceo Carl Bachmann
100%
100%Carl Bachmann
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
45%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Positive Business Outlook
35%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Assistant Manager9 Salaries
$51,962/yr
Server24 Salaries
$10/hr
Busboy1 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager73 Salaries
$50,599/yr
Cashier51 Salaries
$10/hr
Gse26 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 11 reviews)
"Fun environment"(in 10 reviews)
Pros
"Good food"(in 24 reviews)
"Great food"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 8 reviews)
"Menu"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 14 reviews)
"Labor matrix"(in 13 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - General Manager

I have been working at Islands Restaurants full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Strong, fun, and welcoming culture. Career advancement is there for those capable of earning it.

Cons

Not so much an Islands thing, but the industry is in a weird place right now.

Current Employee - Gse

I have been working at Smashburger part-time for more than a year

Pros

- Easy job - Good food - Quick training

Cons

- Alternating management - Changing menu - Rewards program changed

Job Postings