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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. "good......a hard job......pay was not bad"

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    Former Employee - Line Cook in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Line Cook in Tampa, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good vacation time pay and benefits

    Cons

    take to long to give pay raise


  2. "Prep Cook from Perkins"

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    Current Employee - Prep Cook in Mankato, MN
    Current Employee - Prep Cook in Mankato, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Everyone is super nice and loving

    Cons

    There really are no cons, except for when it gets really busy, you really need to get going and not sit around and do nothing.

    Advice to Management

    na

  3. "Very busy so i was never bored which is something i preffer. There was always something for me to do"

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    Former Employee - Waitress in Staten Island, NY
    Former Employee - Waitress in Staten Island, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The tips can be really good at times.

    Cons

    You have to be very fast paced.


  4. "I love working here."

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    Current Employee - Regional Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Current Employee - Regional Manager in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Enlightened people oriented company that invests in their employees

    Cons

    Can't really think of any

    Advice to Management

    Keep recruiting talent


  5. "love working for franchise!!!!!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Love our general manager he is wonderful. This Perkins is well ran and is very friendly. I love working with all the customers and enjoy all aspects of what i do.

    Cons

    The only thing i have to complain about is this Perkins doesn't offer medical,dental, and vision. There is also no retirement benefits.


  6. "Perkins"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery part-time

    Pros

    Good work environment more words

    Cons

    Not good work enrollment one more

    Advice to Management

    Stop sucking so much


  7. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lincoln, NE
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fun place to work. The people are great. Even thought you work late hours, they make it fun.

    Cons

    no benefits for the FT. The base pay is low for a "career job". Can work late works, and stay later than expected.

  8. "Great People"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The people are helpful and friendly to work with

    Cons

    Standard restaurant hours include evenings, holidays and weekends


  9. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Server in Greenbrier, TN
    Former Employee - Server in Greenbrier, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Friendly ,fast pace, Help full,

    Cons

    not enough business, to much do as i say not as i do


  10. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gave me a wonderful experience working with others, getting comfortable with talking with other

    Cons

    The patience you have when working with customers


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