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3.4
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57%
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60%
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Michael Osanloo
217 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible Schedule, substantial part time income(in 56 reviews)

  • "You can make really good money on a typical dinner night(in 55 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management long hours tips are not mandatory anymore(in 65 reviews)

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

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  1. "loved it"

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    Former Employee - Server in Eugene, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    great atmosphere loved this place

    Cons

    dont have any negative comments

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work

  2. "Great Management"

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      Former Employee - Server in San Antonio, TX
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      The managers at the la cantera restaurant were awesome. I didn't dread going into work everyday. The money was also very good.

      Cons

      It was difficult getting days off sometimes even if you found someone to cover your shift.

    • "Great place"

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      Former Employee - Server/Waiter 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      fast paced, good tips, fun co workers, competent management

      Cons

      kitchen staff can get feisty during rushes causing friction between waiting staff and BOH.

      Advice to Management

      Hold the kitchen to the same standards as the waiting staff.

    • "Good Environment/Busy Area"

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      Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Pleasanton, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      - Constantly busy area with a lot of foot traffic. A lot of businesses around the area, which leads to busy lunch times. Dinner is also competitive being connected to the mall

      Cons

      - Organization and leadership is lacking

    • "Flexible hours easy money"

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      Former Employee - Server in Rancho Mirage, CA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at P.F. Chang's part-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Flexible hours Easy money Work is done with your shift is done

      Cons

      Giveaway a lot of food Managers not helpful Often understaffed or overstaffed

      Advice to Management

      Help your employees and quit the every day promos because it attracts the wrong type of guests

    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Server in Miami, FL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      The money is great, the flexibility is great, there are a lot of servers so time off is usually granted

      Cons

      Late nights, long side work hours, management

    • "Food Expeditor"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Excellent company to start in the food industry.

      Cons

      On Call during days off

      Advice to Management

      Bilingual will always be a positive, especially for BOH when communicating with chefs

    • "Blah"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Very fast paced work. Great food.

      Cons

      Do nothing to help with inter-employee issues.

    • "Decent part time job"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Easy sidework, free lunches, pay was decent enough

      Cons

      Service industry jobs are always hit or miss because of clientele

    • "Average place to work"

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      Former Employee - Hostess 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at P.F. Chang's full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Flexible schedules, as long as you provide adequate time for managers to accommodate.

      Cons

      Very corporate, managers are very “by the book.”

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