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Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Reviews

Updated December 10, 2017
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Joseph Trungale
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  • Long hours, work basically every weekend (in 9 reviews)

  • Horrible upper management, difficult growth movement, high turnover rate, had to work overnights when server called in (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Good and bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Being able to please guests

    Cons

    Everyone that works there has no respect for there co workers..

    Advice to Management

    Treat ur employees better....


  2. "Great quick service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jordan Creek, OR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jordan Creek, OR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have Quality food, fast service, caring staff, an interpersonal experience. Feels like home amazing family place to eat. Low prices.

    Cons

    Mainly breakfast based, wilted lettuce, huge menu with too many choices, a busy place on holidays and weekends, usually a little wait

  3. "Service manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery full-time

    Pros

    Good people, easy fun job

    Cons

    Crazy boss, lots of drama

    Advice to Management

    Be less condescending!!


  4. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Server/Waiter
    Former Employee - Server/Waiter
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy serving position. No complicated menu items to learn.

    Cons

    -Allowing other servers to sit on their butts and not take care of tables during busy shifts and then trying to reprehend the servers who complain about it. Who wants to work like that?
    -Having to do my managers job because it ran more efficient that way.

    Advice to Management

    - Set up and be managers, your employees shouldn't have to do your jobs for you.


  5. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery part-time

    Pros

    Great breakfast and lots of regulars

    Cons

    Early working ours for breakfast shift, which is the most lucrative shift usually.


  6. "waiter"

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

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery full-time

    Pros

    Very professional and family oriented

    Cons

    Working long hours to get by


  7. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chaska, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chaska, MN

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Great serve staff to work alongside.

    Cons

    High turnover in all areas of staff.

  8. "Waiter"

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    Former Employee - Certified Trainer in Lincoln, NE
    Former Employee - Certified Trainer in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff and flexible hours. No tip share.

    Cons

    Slower business during the summer.

    Advice to Management

    Not have as many servers on one shift


  9. "Perkins restaurants, good if youre a teenager, but not good for long term"

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    Former Employee - Server in Warren, OH
    Former Employee - Server in Warren, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, short or long shifts

    Cons

    Open 24 hours, must work holidays

    Advice to Management

    Don't have your employees do your job


  10. "Was paid with experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Covina, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Covina, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    some nice friends made from former coworkers

    Cons

    language barriers, abuse of power, overworking, lunches worked through

    Advice to Management

    happy workers will do good work
    respecting your employees will earn you their respect
    stop yelling


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