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"Loved working for Lettuce!"

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Former Employee - Server in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Server in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Lettuce Entertain You part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great team environment, good money, approachable management.. there's a reason they've been so successful.

Cons

Hours can be demanding, but that is normal in the service industry

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you're doing!

Other Employee Reviews for Lettuce Entertain You

  1. "Great place to work with minimal negative experiences."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Server in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lettuce Entertain You full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The money can be very good. The management is supportive of the staff, for the most part, and easy to get along with. The server incentive programs are very good.

    Cons

    It can be challenging to wait on the clientele at times. Temporarily experienced a hostile work environment due to managements lack of leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff.


  2. "A learning experience that no book will teach you."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - General Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lettuce Entertain You full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The name alone will open doors for you down the road. There is a reason that most of the managers and upper level employees leave Lettuce and open their own operations. Pretty good benefits if you can use them. Great opportunity for networking with people outside of the restaurant business. If you want to open your own operation this is a great place to learn how to do it right.

    Cons

    Okay so it's the restaurant business. Don't expect to have a life. Transferring from one location to another almost impossible. I prefer to refer to it as an internship. You work your butt off and the pay can be almost non-existent unless you are "special". Learn everything you can while you can.

    Advice to Management

    I give kudos to the partners for hanging in there for so long however, never forget the staff in the trenches and maybe work a shift once in a while on a Friday or Saturday night at the front door or in the kitchen. Always remain humble.

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