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Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Reviews

Updated September 22, 2017
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Joseph Trungale
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  • Horrible upper management, difficult growth movement, high turnover rate, had to work overnights when server called in (in 9 reviews)

  • Long hours, work basically every weekend (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Server"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    High turnover of tables, fast paced environment

    Cons

    Felt like a number, coworkers were good


  2. "Customers ok, staff lacking"

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

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery part-time

    Pros

    Was a server there for a summer job and most of the customers were moderately nice and patient

    Cons

    Management didn't step in to help unless absolutely had and often gossiped about workers

  3. "Meh"

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

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery part-time

    Pros

    Nope no no no no.

    Cons

    Everything, do not work there.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Associate Manager"

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    Current Employee - Associate Manager in Lehigh Valley, PA
    Current Employee - Associate Manager in Lehigh Valley, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, pay is descent, most of the team enjoyable to work with

    Cons

    No follow up on development plans, manager has favorites, scheduling is unfair

    Advice to Management

    Care more about employees instead of treating them as just coverage for your schedule


  5. "Server"

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

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to get serving experience

    Cons

    Understaffed, difficult customers, low tips


  6. "Working for franchise"

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    Former Employee - General Manager
    Former Employee - General Manager
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good crew and benefits like free meals, and mileage reiembursement

    Cons

    lower management friends with higher with alternative goals

    Advice to Management

    look behind the scenes and take the word of your store management


  7. "Shift leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    As a shift lead you are responsible for the hour to hour management of the store

    Cons

    Not the best pay for the amount of work

  8. "Hard work"

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    Former Employee - Server in Waukesha, WI
    Former Employee - Server in Waukesha, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast-paced, good food, nice atmosphere.

    Cons

    Pay wasn't great, customers hardly ever tipped well, and carrying the heavy trays can be taxing on your back.


  9. "Outstanding service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great Service and friendly staff

    Cons

    Cleanliness was not their priority

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to buildings


  10. "prep cook"

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    Former Employee - Prep Cook in Olean, NY
    Former Employee - Prep Cook in Olean, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    hard worker, on time to work all the time

    Cons

    cant lift ,pull, or push over 20Ibs cant work above my head


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