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72%
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Outback Steakhouse CEO Gregg Scarlett
Gregg Scarlett
226 Ratings
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  • "No Overtime, Long Hours, Some favortism(in 116 reviews)

  • "Poor management, bad customers, bad kitchen staff(in 33 reviews)

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  1. Great place to work!

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    Current Employee - Server in Terre Haute, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Relaxed management for the most part. I have worked in almost every front-of-house role at Outback, and I can safely say it has been a great place to work throughout high school, college, and graduate school.

    Cons

    Must be able to keep a level head in stressful situations.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on customer interaction, not only when things are going wrong, but to ensure a good experience overall.

  2. A restaurant

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    Current Employee - Server in Leominster, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Good food, good ingredients, good order taking system, good menu prices

    Cons

    Your experience as an employee will greatly vary from location to location based on your managers and coworkers.

    Advice to Management

    86 Wedge salads forever

  3. Great place- Depends on Location

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      Former Employee - Server 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Promotes from within. Was offered management training.

      Cons

      Experience can vary greatly by manager

    • good for college students

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        Current Employee - Server/Waiter 

        I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        great food and discount for employees

        Cons

        not always the best management wise management is constantly coming and going

        Advice to Management

        Stop hanging out with employees and take a management course

      • Pretty good

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        Former Employee - Waiter in Hunt Valley, MD
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Easy job, Decent cliental, Didn't feel overworked. I liked the Managers.

        Cons

        High Turnover means you work with Lots of new people that cant keep up with side work. But that comes with most restaurants.

      • Key

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Outback Steakhouse full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        -Room for advancement, to some extent. -Pays well -Good people

        Cons

        -Working every weekend, most holidays -Glass ceiling for how high you can advance -Often pulled in many directions, making you feel overworked/underpayed

      • Decent place to work I guess

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        Current Employee - Server in Muncie, IN
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Outback Steakhouse part-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Quick money , friendly employees and hosts

        Cons

        Poor management, bad customers, bad kitchen staff

        Advice to Management

        Better training

      • Flexible Company

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        Current Employee - Server/Bartender 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Outback Steakhouse full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Easy to move up within the company. Flexible with anything you have going on.

        Cons

        OK pay Depending on where you work, terrible customers

      • Server at Outback

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          Former Employee - Server in Stuart, FL

          I worked at Outback Steakhouse part-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Family atmosphere, always fast paced but other coworkers can save your life

          Cons

          Customers can be rude but that’s part of the business. Food industry means lack of commitment, a lot of shifts to be picked up.

        • Good for students

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          Current Employee - Bartender in Wesley Chapel, FL
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          No opinion of CEO

          I have been working at Outback Steakhouse full-time for more than 4 years

          Pros

          Easy way to make good money as a college student

          Cons

          Depends on management at that store but overall as a company it’s great

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