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Outback Steakhouse Reviews

Updated February 15, 2017
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Pros
  • Fast money and flexible schedule (in 82 reviews)

  • Make good money and good advancement (in 73 reviews)

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  1. "Server"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great boss and coworkers, good money

    Cons

    It's serving- it's not always fun


  2. "Host"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time

    Pros

    Great first job, plenty of face-to-face time with customers, fun and helpful co-workers

    Cons

    high turnover in management lead to disgruntled employees and patrons

    Advice to Management

    keep front of house managers in place for years and years. Getting to know a new manager every 5 months killed the productivity and quality of the branch


  3. "Busser"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time

    Pros

    Good management and friendly environment

    Cons

    None while I was working there

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


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  5. "To-go/Server"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Bel Air, MD
    Former Employee - Server in Bel Air, MD

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great money and great co-workers

    Cons

    Management does not ask for input from staff. Demands work on holidays

    Advice to Management

    Bring back the bonuses!


  6. "Clean tables, serve customers, handled money, customer service."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time

    Pros

    Atmosphere, professionalism, good management, fast-paced work environment.

    Cons

    The hours were uncertain and constantly changing.


  7. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Server
    Former Employee - Server
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse full-time

    Pros

    Good tips , good food, fun coworkers

    Cons

    Slow days can be boring

    Advice to Management

    none


  8. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Bradenton, FL
    Current Employee - Manager in Bradenton, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The benefits here are top notch

    Cons

    Upper management changes frequently, took away bonuses from managers


  9. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, days or nights, great food, fun atmosphere

    Cons

    It's a serving job, you get what you expect.

    Advice to Management

    none at this time


  10. "Roller coaster"

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    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time

    Pros

    Coworkers, atmosphere, good food, easy scheduling

    Cons

    Cheap, management, not busy steadily

    Advice to Management

    Have ones that stick around


  11. "Great Company, Great Food"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Outback Steakhouse full-time

    Pros

    Worked here in every position, great learning experience.

    Cons

    Long hours, hospitality is a weekend and holiday gig.



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