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Updated Jan 27, 2023

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Found 1,116 of over 1K reviews

3.4
52%
Recommend to a Friend
59%
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Golden Corral President & CEO Lance Trenary
Lance Trenary
352 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Money was good during the weekends and busy days (you can make well above minimum wage).(in 51 reviews)
  • "Great people to work with(in 43 reviews)
  • "Free Food! Owner allows and wants you to fix everything and have whatever tools you need to be successful!(in 38 reviews)
  • "Nice coworkers that’s really it(in 37 reviews)
  • "Meet great guests and great employees and made friends(in 14 reviews)
Cons
  • "There is some bad management.(in 88 reviews)
  • "rude managers(in 53 reviews)
  • "Low Pay and Long Hpurs(in 52 reviews)
  • "long hours and your never going to be rich but you can get the bills paid(in 48 reviews)
  • "Very long hours, labor expectations are absurd, corporate upper management is pompous and unrealistic in their expectations.(in 20 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Cook

    Jan 27, 2023 - Crew Member/Grill Cook 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Keeping fresh food on the daily a

    Cons

    Give more hours and tips for good Cook

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Pay was fair

    Jan 27, 2023 - General Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Closes early. Fair Pay. Fast Pace.

    Cons

    Outdated. Broken equipment. Needs a makeover

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  3. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Salary

    Jan 27, 2023 - Server/Waiter in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Free meals, cash tips daily.

    Cons

    Poor management, no holidays off, cooperate allows favoritism over values.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    fun

    Jan 11, 2023 - Server 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good first job for highschoolers

    Cons

    food waste, short staffed, no cc tips

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Place to work

    Jan 17, 2023 - Server in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Management was wonderful to me

    Cons

    Low Pay, no clear path for growth

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  6. 5.0