Red Lobster - Okay overall, erratic hours. | Glassdoor
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"Okay overall, erratic hours."

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Former Employee - Hostess in Virginia Beach, VA
Former Employee - Hostess in Virginia Beach, VA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Red Lobster part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Weekly pay was definitely a plus, and I started out almost $2 above minimum wage, hourly. Some of the regulars were really nice and made a point to tell the managers nice things about you. Free biscuits, discounted food. They were willing to work around my school schedule as well.

Cons

Managers were typically never on the same page. Rude customers whining about wait times, which were sometimes unexpectedly long especially with the endless shrimp promotion. A lot of the other hosts were in high school, with that comes a lot of unnecessary drama and rumors started about you. My hours fluctuated too often for my liking. One week I'd work just under 40 hours, the next week I'd only have 8 hours.

Other Employee Reviews for Red Lobster

  1. "Thought pay was great until hours were cut and passive aggressive managers"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hostess in Pineville, NC
    Former Employee - Hostess in Pineville, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Red Lobster part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Paid $9 per hour which is a big step up from minimum wage which is 7.25 and we got paid every week

    Cons

    Horrible hours, worked only 2 or 3 days out of the week for like 2 or 3 hours at a time so the $9 an hour didn't seem like much, customers are extremely rude and mangers are very passive aggressive and managers picked favorites

    Advice to Management

    Choose your restaurant mangers wisely, take your employees into more consideration


  2. Helpful (1)

    "There was no opportunity to advance from the Busser/Host position"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Host in Tallahassee, FL
    Former Employee - Host in Tallahassee, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Red Lobster part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The Tips are the only plus.

    Cons

    No Opportunity to Advance at all.

    Advice to Management

    Look inside for Server positions before hiring outside.

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