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Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q Reviews

Updated August 7, 2017
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  • bare minimum wage no benefits and lack of paid vacation time (in 3 reviews)

  • Male dominant management, pays little when comparing to what you make as a server there, hard work feels unnoticed (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great Starting Job"

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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in West Palm Beach, FL

    I have been working at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learn great working skills and much more

    Cons

    Customer can be rude, and not a lot great tips


  2. "Decent place to work....but the management is awful."

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    Former Employee - Server in Rock Hill, SC
    Former Employee - Server in Rock Hill, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good coworkers, flexible schedule, unlimited tips (with no payout to host/busser/etc)

    Cons

    Unprofessional management, no room for growth

    Advice to Management

    Be a little more selective on those you give supervisor positions to.

  3. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time

    Pros

    Unlimited tables. Very fast paced

    Cons

    Lack of hours. Can only work 30 hours a week

    Advice to Management

    Do your job


  4. "Okay company to work for.."

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Pensacola, FL
    Current Employee - Cashier in Pensacola, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours, nice co workers

    Cons

    Management never puts real importance into sexual harassment claims. Got fired because I went up against a manager.

    Advice to Management

    No retaliation for sexual harassment. My hours got cut because I filed a claim.


  5. "Dishwasher"

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    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Belleview, FL
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Belleview, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Team
    Excellent work environment

    Cons

    No cons to speak of

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Busy"

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    Former Employee - Cashiers in Ocala, FL
    Former Employee - Cashiers in Ocala, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Tips are always a plus and flexible hours. Great people to work with. Great bonuses and rewards for the company.

    Cons

    The management can sometimes not understand what you go through. It gets Extremely hot in the kitchen. Sometimes onltly have 1 cook in the mornings when there needs to be 2.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to your employees more. Get to know them


  7. "Over hires"

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    Former Employee - Waitress in Tallahassee, FL
    Former Employee - Waitress in Tallahassee, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I liked working, fast paced

    Cons

    They needed some new people but they over hired and then let 1/2 the peoplego

  8. "Friendly but unreliable"

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

    I have been working at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best people I've ever worked with

    Cons

    Less people eat there now, so less money, and shifts are too short

    Advice to Management

    Focus on core groups instead of burst hiring 7 people at once for a small restaurant


  9. "Fun company"

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

    I worked at Sonny's Real PIT BAR B Q part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The team was all around positive and fun to be around. Fast paced environment on the weekends, which I loved. They worked with my schedule, I am a mom too so they tried to fit my needs. The company make sure you knew your BBQ front and back.

    Cons

    Some members of management did not take me seriously so I left. I'm not a slacker and I worked hard. I wanted to advance to bar and made it known to management. Our Area Manager (Joey) was amazing though.

    Advice to Management

    If an employee comes to you asking for advancement, maybe try to train them. Give people who work hard a chance.


  10. "Never Again"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Free drinks, that's all really.

    Cons

    The coworkers are racist. wow.

    Advice to Management

    Stop gossiping.


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