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Updated January 22, 2018
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McCormick & Schmick's Chairman, President and CEO of Landry's Inc. Tilman J. Fertitta
Tilman J. Fertitta
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Pros
  • good money but a lot of sidework (in 9 reviews)

  • Good food and people to work with (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • upper management have no integrity, care only for the bottom line and don't care how you get there (in 8 reviews)

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

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  1. "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.


  2. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McCormick & Schmick's full-time

    Pros

    50% off any Landry’s owned restaurant

    Cons

    Selling LSC all the time

    Advice to Management

    N/a

  3. "Chef Team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McCormick & Schmick's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Busy, profit minded restaurant. good food. great atmosphere

    Cons

    do not invest in people. bottom line is more important than quality of life

    Advice to Management

    take care of your people and they will take care of you


  4. "Horrible"

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    Former Employee - Management in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Management in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    they offer competitive pay, but can't hold on to managers

    Cons

    upper management have no integrity, care only for the bottom line and don't care how you get there.


  5. "Endless"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The head chef and banquet chef were amazing. I learned so much.

    Cons

    Landrys as a company doesn't care about their workers. All they care about is money. 70 hour work weeks some days.

    Advice to Management

    Think about your current employees well-being.


  6. "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


  7. "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

  8. "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


  9. "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


  10. "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


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