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Yard House Reviews

Updated September 8, 2018
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  • "Management works extremely long hours" (in 26 reviews)

  • "It is occasionally difficult to succeed due to a high volume of information that one is required to learn" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Server in Glendale, AZ
    Current Employee - Server in Glendale, AZ

    I have been working at Yard House (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Just be prepared for a corporate ran place. I didn’t mind it though.


  2. "Bartender"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yard House full-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, performance based schedules, room for advancement

    Cons

    Night and weekends are required but come with the job

  3. "I enjoy working with at yardhouse I’m a college student so I’m able to have some flexibility with my work schedule"

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    Current Employee - Bartender in Ventura, CA
    Current Employee - Bartender in Ventura, CA

    Pros

    Good money
    Fast paced
    Always busy

    Cons

    Late hours
    Ugly uniforms
    A lot of items to learn


  4. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Yard House part-time

    Pros

    Great team mentality, consistent money, and busy shifts that make the night go by quickly.

    Cons

    Long shifts, 8+ hours at night


  5. "High volumen"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Yard House full-time

    Pros

    The discounts are great and the selection of beers

    Cons

    as a server they only let you work 3 shifts or scheduled 3 shifts


  6. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Server in Sun Valley, CA
    Former Employee - Server in Sun Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yard House part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is decent pay with an agreeable staff

    Cons

    The corporate standards tend to create catch-22 situations where there is not great choice, and your fate rests on the current mood of management during the stressful part of the day. You are often reminded how expendable you are.


  7. "Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yard House part-time

    Pros

    Free food and extra pay for training.

    Cons

    Never getting promoted.
    Promoting based on favoritism.
    Rude customers.
    Late hours and no out times

    Advice to Management

    Promote your good workers, don't keep them at the front desk just because they are to good at hosting, give them an opportunity for growth.

  8. "Good Restaurant, Decent Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yard House full-time

    Pros

    A lot of hours, really good training model

    Cons

    High turnover (normal in the restaurant business), takes a long time to move up in certain areas


  9. "It was cool"

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    Former Employee - Food Server in Farmers Branch, TX
    Former Employee - Food Server in Farmers Branch, TX

    Pros

    Great Pay and great people

    Cons

    Management and long hours, late hours

    Advice to Management

    Listen


  10. "Server"

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

    I worked at Yard House part-time

    Pros

    Meet tons of people.

    Cons

    Very stressful environment not just with guests, but coworkers as well.


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