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P.F. Chang's Reviews

Updated January 15, 2019
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Pros
  • "You can make really good money on a typical dinner night" (in 55 reviews)

  • "Flexible Schedule, substantial part time income" (in 55 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management long hours tips are not mandatory anymore" (in 63 reviews)

  • "Typical restaurant: long hours, often difficult to establish work/life balance" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Host"

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    Current Employee - Host in Victor, NY
    Current Employee - Host in Victor, NY
    Recommends

    I have been working at P.F. Chang's (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great Pay Rate (average about $11 an hour for Host position)
    - Great coworkers, management
    - GREAT FOOD, made from scratch, literally
    All in all, a SUPERB company to work for in terms of restaraunt service

    Cons

    No cons at all, lovely job


  2. "Server"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at P.F. Chang's part-time

    Pros

    Comp dinner at the end of the meal, right outside of mall, good tippers

    Cons

    The hours, getting out late

  3. "Customer focused"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Dedham, MA
    Current Employee - Manager in Dedham, MA

    I have been working at P.F. Chang's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great food, great mission, focused on guest needs and the staff makes amazing money! If you work hard it always pays off.

    Cons

    Terrible work life balance.


  4. "Server"

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

    Pros

    Flexible with work and school

    Cons

    None they are very accommodating


  5. "GREAT COMPANY"

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    Former Employee - Server in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Server in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    On the job training and excellent benefits available

    Cons

    High volume of service, and stress levels elevated.

    Advice to Management

    Please keep in mind the hardships of a server.


  6. "Great management"

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    Former Employee - Food Server
    Former Employee - Food Server
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The managing staff that works there is fantastic. They are very easy to talk to and understanding. They also work with their employees to help with any of their needs. PF Changs really picks the best people for the job.

    Cons

    As with any serving job, if you get injured, you cant work.


  7. "3.5 Stars"

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    Current Employee - Server
    Current Employee - Server

    I have been working at P.F. Chang's part-time

    Pros

    Coworkers are like your family

    You can make really good money on a typical dinner night

    Fun work environment

    Cons

    Slow nights

    Getting assigned to a bad section

    Requires lots of hard work

  8. "Trainer, bartender"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time

    Pros

    This job is fast-paced and there is always something new to learn

    Cons

    The job can be thankless at times and rude guests are not fun.


  9. "Hostess/bar/server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people, good food. Sometimes good money

    Cons

    Will use you up then replace you.

    Advice to Management

    Do not run away your best people


  10. "ok"

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    Former Employee - Host in Corte Madera, CA
    Former Employee - Host in Corte Madera, CA

    I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    decent pay, decent enviroment

    Cons

    restaurant is pretty dirty and gross