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BUCA Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2019

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3.1
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40%
Recommend to a Friend
47%
Approve of CEO
Robert Earl
20 Ratings
  1. "Management is poor but money is good"

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    Former Employee - Server in Kansas City, MO

    I worked at BUCA part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There is money to be made at BUCA. Get lots of customers.

    Cons

    Management is unorganized and unprofessional. Work environment isn't very clean.

    Advice to Management

    Be available and work with scheduling.

    BUCA2018-12-13
  2. "Server"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at BUCA part-time

      Pros

      Tips were great and fun atmosphere

      Cons

      I had no known cons

      BUCA2018-10-25
    • "Good company, a lot of holidays"

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      Current Employee - Server in Minneapolis, MN
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at BUCA part-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Friendly people Good management Busy during winter

      Cons

      Slow during summer Must work all holidays

      BUCA2018-10-23
    • "Worst company ever"

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      Former Employee - Paisano Partner in Salt Lake City, UT
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at BUCA full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Absolutely nothing good about this company.

      Cons

      dont pay their bills on time ever or at all

      Advice to Management

      Fire all Planet Hollywood management and bring back the old Buca culture.

      BUCA2018-11-20
    • "Waiter"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Franklin, TN
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Flexibility, large ticket prices considering it is family style dining.

      Cons

      The high Turnover rate among staff, weak infrastructure amongst management.

      BUCA2018-10-14
    • "Server"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at BUCA part-time

        Pros

        Flexible and work with scheudle

        Cons

        Management needs to be worked on

        BUCA2018-09-23
      • "Lead Host/Server"

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        Former Employee - Server/Lead Host in Columbus, OH
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at BUCA full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Location Large Resturant Fine dining Lots of events in the area, bringing customers

        Cons

        Slow summer days Management have to pay for downtown parking

        BUCA2018-09-14
      • "Server"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at BUCA part-time

        Pros

        Great team work. Co-workers help each other, management works with you on schedule

        Cons

        Not as many hours available in slow season, weekend shifts have too many servers on at one time

        BUCA2018-08-22
      • "Cook"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at BUCA part-time

          Pros

          Hours are okay not the best

          Cons

          Pay dirty and the staff is ok

          BUCA2018-07-27
        • "Executive chef/partner"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at BUCA

          Pros

          Great work environment, great team , and all star training

          Cons

          Good cooks leaving after culinary school

          Advice to Management

          Keep up the good work

          BUCA2018-07-12
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