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Waffle House Reviews

Updated February 22, 2017
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Waffle House Chairman and CEO Joe W. Rogers Jr.
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Pros
  • Its good to work at waffle house because you meet new people everyday (in 47 reviews)

  • Free food, get to cook as much as I want (in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • High Volume and must work all holidays (in 44 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is sometimes difficult because of the 24hr business (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Unit Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Unit Manager in Rome, GA
    Former Employee - Unit Manager in Rome, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Waffle House full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities, Great benefits, Great pay

    Cons

    Long hours, Never closed, rude customers.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, and find a way to let more people off on holidays.


  2. "Love my job!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Relief Manager in Newnan, GA
    Current Employee - Relief Manager in Newnan, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Waffle House full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Meeting new people. Fun environment all around to work at. Making fast cash. Pay every Sunday. Flexible schedules, paid vacations twice a year.

    Cons

    Dealing with lazy associates, rude customers. Working every holiday. Mandatory you work Christmas and thanksgiving. Having to stay over your shift if the next shift is late.


  3. "Customer service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Waffle House full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Management needs better people skills

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone the same


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  5. "Manager Trainee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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 Waffle House full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great organization that appreciates people--customers and associates

    Cons

    It's a 24-hour, 365 days per year operation, and managers work every holiday.


  6. "manager trainee"

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

    I have been working at Waffle House part-time

    Pros

    Good training, decent pay, organized system

    Cons

    employees have to pay food even if they do not want it

    Advice to Management

    get ride of mandatory meal allowance, stop hiring slobs to work there


  7. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Waffle House part-time

    Pros

    You get to be around different types of people and make them happy.

    Cons

    People come from all types of backgrounds and its easier to make them mad.

    Advice to Management

    None


  8. "Master Grill Operator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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

    I worked at Waffle House part-time

    Pros

    Grill Operator, Prep, Salesperson, Cashier, Friendly Environment

    Cons

    A lot of favoritism, and although there is some recognition of work, there is still a bit of lack in enforcing operation guidelines to some individuals.

    Advice to Management

    Don't put someone there, only because of their kind looking appearance. Recognize the work of each of your employees, and if someone doesn't do something right, point it out, regardless of what they may say or think.


  9. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Waffle House full-time

    Pros

    Gives plenty of hours to work

    Cons

    Did not make enough money from tips

    Advice to Management

    None my manager was fine


  10. "Waffle House"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Waffle House (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I guess the regulars are okay

    Cons

    Very hard to get a raise


  11. "District"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - District Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Waffle House full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Being able to get management under your belt

    Cons

    Overly Time Consuming and unforgiving

    Advice to Management

    Understand Times and Business has changed



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