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McCormick & Schmick's Reviews

Updated November 8, 2017
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McCormick & Schmick's Chairman, President and CEO of Landry's Inc. Tilman J. Fertitta
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Pros
  • good money but a lot of sidework (in 9 reviews)

  • Location, great managers, great food (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • By far the DIRTIEST restaurant I have ever worked at (in 8 reviews)

  • Upper management so full of themselves, spend the whole time in the office instead of observing (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "bartender"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's full-time

    Pros

    great team of people ,great money

    Cons

    food menu is very detail


  2. "Good , Needs Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Providence, RI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Providence, RI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McCormick & Schmick's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Personable managers, Flexible hours, Great environment

    Cons

    Closes late
    Lots of cleaning at the end of the night

    Advice to Management

    Just keeping the employees trained in customer service, ways to get the 100% guest satisfaction

  3. "Server"

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    Current Employee - Server in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Server in Virginia Beach, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McCormick & Schmick's part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The quality of the clientele

    Cons

    Should not have to work doubles on Holidays

    Advice to Management

    Work with employees to develop their skills better


  4. "Hostess"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's part-time

    Pros

    Great manager who cares a lot about the quality of restaurant and treatment of employees

    Cons

    No side benefits (free food/extra incentives)

    Advice to Management

    Hook your employees up with incentives


  5. "It is what you make it"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's full-time

    Pros

    good money but a lot of sidework

    Cons

    A Landry's company, open 365 days/year, mandatory use of scripted approach


  6. "Great Place!"

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    Former Employee - Bartender in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Bartender in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great clientele, Good Managment, Great Food

    Cons

    Old Style Steakhouse, needs updating.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for all the great management and great times.


  7. "Poise and food(Tyrone J. Martin Jr..)"

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    Former Employee - Line Cook in Crystal City, VA
    Former Employee - Line Cook in Crystal City, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good people, good work and good opportunities.

    Cons

    miscommunication, controversry and drama. For or towards, product lost he said she said, any which of the sort.

    Advice to Management

    Do good and stay on top of things.

  8. "Management lacks"

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    Former Employee - Bar Supervisor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Bar Supervisor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Ability to make a few hundred dollars in a few hours. Good wine and liquor choices. Discount program works for other upscale restaurants and hotels in Las Vegas.

    Cons

    Management focuses on selling rewards memberships more than guest satisfaction. No support staff. Bussers often cut with 3-4 tables still seated. Unprofessional environment. Servers are not empowered.

    Advice to Management

    Professionalism is key. Care for employees and stress levels will be at a minimum.


  9. "dying brand"

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    Former Employee - Executive Chef in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Executive Chef in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    decent pay landrys can afford it

    Cons

    horrible managmen, McCormicks is a dying brand

    Advice to Management

    could be a good in but transfer to a different concept


  10. "better options out there"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's full-time

    Pros

    The name brings in customers

    Cons

    Corporate doesn't care about what the workers say,

    Advice to Management

    Let the individual stores make decisions that work for them


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