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Pappas Restaurants

Server

August 2017 • Houston, TX

What I liked

What I wish was different

I transferred there for the summer to make more money, because the company rumor is that you make the most money in Houston. They were SO over staffed that I wasn’t able to make any money.

Advice

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Restaurant Host/Hostess

February 2017 • Westmont, IL

What I liked

Making friends, cool managers, flexible hours, opportunities for other/higher positions.

What I wish was different

How the restaurant is managed

Advice

Customer service, particularly the restaurant business, can be pretty stressful and demanding (if you work at a busy place), so make sure you take care of your body.
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Management In Training

June - August 2019 • Houston, TX

What I liked

How it felt like a family at work

What I wish was different

Had a little more time in Houston to see other restaurant locations.

Advice

Not to be scared to try something new even if that means moving somewhere you don’t know anyone for a little while.
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Server

May - August 2019 • Houston, TX

What I liked

Customer interaction

What I wish was different

Management

Advice

Prepare yourself for good and bad days because you live off your tips
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Hostess

May - August 2018 • Greenwood Village, CO

What I liked

Pay, atmosphere, coworkers

What I wish was different

Advice

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Food and Beverage Manager

June 2018 • Houston, TX

What I liked

The training program is very thorough and fun!

What I wish was different

Light training in the kitchen to get to know the food better before I became an official front of house manager.

Advice

Be open to move anywhere and be open to learning everything.
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Management Intern

May - August 2017 • Richardson, TX

What I liked

The freedom to choose my schedule. The ability to rotate through each position in the restaurant and follow managers.

What I wish was different

The stress of long hours, given a little more direction.

Advice

It will definitely let you know if you want to work in hospitality and restaurants specifically. Ask as many questions as you can.
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