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"Fading Brand"

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Former Employee - Restaurant Manager in San Antonio, TX
Former Employee - Restaurant Manager in San Antonio, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

Pros

Lots of time off, good company ethics flex schedule, good employee screening process, benefits first day, freindy support team

Cons

Desperate, dying brand that has seen it's day. Too many coupons bring in bad crowd to have to deal with, complicated, senseless menu

Advice to Management

Sell off units to franchisees, go back to basics with menu, stop trying to be fancy restaurant and be who you were

Other Employee Reviews for Carlson Restaurants

  1. "Good stepping stone to something else"

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    Current Employee - National Advertising Manager, TGI Fridays in Carrollton, TX
    Current Employee - National Advertising Manager, TGI Fridays in Carrollton, TX
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They have fair pay with bonus potential, generous time off and little supervision which provides flexibility to run errands during the day. They also provide restaurant discounts.

    Cons

    Culture can sometimes be corny, management staff is not the most competent, job tasks are not challenging and the most qualified people are not always rewarded.


  2. "Fun To Work"

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    Current Employee - Waiter in Hanover, MD
    Current Employee - Waiter in Hanover, MD
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Tips are usually pretty decent.

    Cons

    Being a server is hard work.

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