Main Event Reviews

Updated Sep 16, 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.9
72%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Main Event President and CEO Chris Morris
Chris Morris
78 Ratings
Pros
  • "A fun environment and an exciting atmosphere(in 35 reviews)

  • "great staff, fun place, and with many benefits(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours during some parts of the year(in 34 reviews)

  • "Working late nights and having to deal with all sorts of people(in 21 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Main Event full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fun work environment and events

    Cons

    Difficult management and very micro managey.

  2. "Fun work, iffy scheduling"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Host in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Main Event part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work is enjoyable Managers are sociable, and not afraid to jump in and help out on the floor Other employees are a blast to be around

    Cons

    The General Manager often schedules people who miss shifts, leading to under-staffing at least once a day

    Continue reading

  3. "A great place to work!!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Columbia, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Main Event part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Longer Hours Benefits paid breaks discounts Insurance (for full time employees) Paid double on "cold" holidays (ex: Thanksgiving, Christmas eve, Christmas day, NYD) & your birthday

    Cons

    Not a place for you if you cant deal with weekend crowds various angry customers .....if youre good with people, these should be no issue

    Continue reading
  4. "okay job for part time or first job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Party Hostess in Webster, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Main Event part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good food, good discounts, okay wages, lots to do,

    Cons

    lots to do, unflexable weekend hours, wages probably should be higher for amount of work done

    Continue reading
  5. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Party Host in Staff, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Main Event part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pretty good work environment with good pay

    Cons

    A lot of hustle and commitment

  6. "Ok first job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Game Attendant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Main Event part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy for a teenager to do.

    Cons

    managment sucks people are rude they make you work more hours than they should

  7. "job experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Main Event part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    fun, easy, friendly, fast, good money

    Cons

    there are no cons i have right now

    Continue reading
  8. "it was good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Games Attendant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Main Event part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    there is a great staff

    Cons

    there is a complicated system

    Continue reading
  9. "Fun"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Main Event full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It was fun working there

    Cons

    Not as organized as should be

  10. "Overall Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Event Coordinator in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Main Event full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun Environment Competitive Wages Family atmosphere

    Cons

    High employee overturn Poor Communication

Found 545 reviews