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Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill Reviews

Updated May 5, 2017
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Christopher Artinian
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Pros
  • Flexible hours for what the job was, worked in Utility (AKA dishwasher) so it was pretty straight forward (in 4 reviews)

  • Good Money, funny shirts, good turnover table time (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • After our great GM left this place isn't what it used to be, high turnover rate, long hours (in 10 reviews)

  • Poor Work Life Balance and constantly changing environment (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Loved Working Here"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time

    Pros

    * The pay is great
    *General Managers and other Manager are cool people.
    *Team Members were like an extended famliy.

    Cons

    Missed my bus quite a lot to stay until dismissed after shift change.

    Advice to Management

    None. I have not been back there now that I live out of state hopefully they got scheduling taking care of now.


  2. "Management Issues"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time

    Pros

    I made great money at smokey bones

    Cons

    Management was sub par at best


  3. "Server MOG"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, cash tips, meeting new people

    Cons

    Dealing with co-workers and management


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  5. "Server/bartender"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time

    Pros

    Incentives to increase sales and return guests

    Cons

    Turn over rate is high


  6. "Smokey Bones - Cook"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Cook
    Current Employee - Production Cook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Managers work around my school schedule,

    Cons

    Lack of training, High turnover, Managers who have low standards


  7. "Great place to work and succeed"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great place to work and succeed

    Cons

    Mangers switch out too often


  8. "An Industry Leader"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great food, awesome drinks and an amazing culture.

    Cons

    The stress on labor can be a bit tiresome, but that's any major restaurant group, overall it's the best restaurant group to work for by far.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it going


  9. "Server"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server in York, PA
    Current Employee - Server in York, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great tips, friendly staff, can wear jeans!

    Cons

    A ton of sidework and end of shift cleanup


  10. "Bartender"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The environment, great money, lots of involvement, great staff and management.

    Cons

    I didn't have any while working there. Maybe late nights, due to being open til 2. But I enjoyed the late nights.


  11. "good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Smokey Bones Bar and Fire Grill full-time

    Pros

    check averages are high, decent coworkers, nice regulars

    Cons

    favoritism, high turn over, long hours

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees the same.


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