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Bar Louie is a 1990s American bar and restaurant chain. Bar Louie's headquarters are in Addison, Texas, and the company's CEO is Tom Fricke. It primarily serves cuisine, beer, and cocktails from locations in urban and suburban markets. There are roughly 73 sites as of 2021, many of which may be found in higher-end lifestyle malls, entertainment venues, and hotels. Franchises are also given out by the corporation. On January 27, 2020, Bar Louie declared bankruptcy and closed all 38 of its locations. It aimed to emerge from bankruptcy within 90 days and announced that suppliers and employees would be paid while the company was in bankruptcy. Currently, the restaurant is providing opportunities for the positions Senior Systems Engineer, Relationship Manager, and Learning & Development Coordinator. Similarly, they offer incentives to employees like Flexible work schedule, 401K option, Career advancement opportunities, and Discounts on meals.

Company - Private
$100M to $500M
Large
Multiple locations
Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants
1990
John Neitzel
What departments Bar Louie employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Servers / Bartenders47.7%
other occupation23.7%
General and Operations Managers15.6%
Cooks / Food Preparation13%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Bar Louie employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Bar Louie: Newcomers: 36%, Experiencers: 22%, Experts: 21%, Veterans: 21%. Bar Louie employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Bar Louie employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Bar Louie: Buffalo Wild Wings, Hard Rock International, Hooters of America. Typical Bar Louie employees have worked at Buffalo Wild Wings.
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Buffalo Wild Wings
Hard Rock International
Hooters of America
What industries did Bar Louie employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Bar Louie: Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants, Traveler Accommodation Companies, RV Parks / Recreational Camps / Dormitories, Niche Retailers. Bar Louie employees most likely come
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Where did Bar Louie employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Bar Louie: Small: 39%, Medium: 12%, Large: 49%. Most Bar Louie employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Bar Louie study?
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Where did employees at Bar Louie study?
Bowling Green State University-Firelands
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Bar Louie?
Time employed at Bar Louie: <1: 11%, 1-3: 41%, 4-8: 43%, 9-13: 5%, 14-20: 0%, 20+: 0%. Most Bar Louie employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Bar Louie rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Bar Louie: 51.0% Male and 49.0% Female. Age ratio at Bar Louie: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 75%, 31-40: 18%, 41-50: 4%, 51-60: 2%, 60+: 0%. Bar Louie rates - 6.0% more female than the industry average. Most Bar Louie employees are 21-30, which
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What are the top roles at Bar Louie?
Top roles of Bar Louie: Server, Bartender, General Manager, Waitress, BAR Manager. The top role at Bar Louie is Server.
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Server
Bartender
General Manager
Waitress
BAR Manager

Career advancement

How does Bar Louie rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Bar Louie: very low. Bar Louie ranks very low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do Bar Louie employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Bar Louie: BJ's Restaurants, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chase, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, lululemon. People who work at Bar Louie most typically go on to work for the BJ's Restaurants.
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Buffalo Wild Wings
Chase
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group
lululemon

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Nashville, TN - November 24, 2022
Fun place but worst mngmt
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Culture and Values
Worked there while in school. They understood my school schedule and worked with me. The staff was great. But management tried to target me on small things while others got away with a whole lot.

Pros and Cons
Half of meals,
No paid parking, management
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gender breakdown at Bar Louie?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
gender ratio is 49.0% female, 51.0% male.
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What year was Bar Louie founded?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
1990.
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What industry does Bar Louie operate in?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Restaurant/Food Service.
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Where can I find Bar Louie’s headquarters?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Addison, TX.
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What’s Bar Louie’s yearly revenue?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
$100m to $500m, i think
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Who is the CEO of Bar Louie?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
John Neitzel.
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are my chances high for career advancement at Bar Louie?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
no, chances of career advancement are very low.
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How long do people usually work for Bar Louie?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Bar Louie employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before Bar Louie.
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving Bar Louie?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
BJ's Restaurants, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chase, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, lululemon, Omni Hotels, Punch Bowl Social, Self Employed.
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Which companies did employees work for before starting at Bar Louie?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Most of Bar Louie’s employees worked for one of these companies Buffalo Wild Wings, Hard Rock International, Hooters of America, Logan's Roadhouse, McDonald's, On The Border, Texas Roadhouse, T.G.I. Friday's.
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What’s the average age at Bar Louie?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
21-30.
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Where did most of Bar Louie employees go to school?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Bowling Green State University-Firelands, Colorado State University-Fort Collins, Michigan State University, The University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas.
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wonder if they offer 'happy hours' here 🤪
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10 months ago
they also offer 50% off on bar bites 🌮
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10 months ago
our customers love the happy hours
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im told that owning an franchise requires some assets
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10 months ago
have to be quick to execute & open quickly
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10 months ago
Needs $500,000 in liquid assets 💰
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please share a few tips for my interview 🙏
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9 months ago
dress in clean business casual clothes
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8 months ago
be confident and be your self ✨
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wonder if they do brunches as well 🤔
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9 months ago
we offer great mimosa specials 😍
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9 months ago
its well loved for brunches in any neighborhood
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Can any explain the whole hiring process?
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9 months ago
Regular as all company
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9 months ago
Just simple as all
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Speechless!!!!its reach to over 70 locations across more than 20 states.
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10 months ago
Clearly fueled their growth with good food and professionalism.
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10 months ago
Yeah, growing quite fastly
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wanna know if gift cards are available 💳
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9 months ago
ppl can check their balance on the website
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9 months ago
customer can order an e-card for friends and family far away 😇
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I've a lot of fun working here and got along well with the staff. Please to be part with such champ community.
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9 months ago
Management put immense effort to improve working condition.
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9 months ago
chill environment and fun culture.
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im told about cocktails for cause. wonder what it is
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9 months ago
they have teamed up with NO Kid Hungry 💖
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9 months ago
its a great way to have fun while giving back!
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i hope the promotion process does not let me down 😇
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10 months ago
not very difficult to move up in the company 📊
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10 months ago
opportunities aplenty
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im told they train their employees very well
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9 months ago
a weeks training for all employees
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9 months ago
new hires are trained for 5 days 📆
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fingers crossed that we get good vacation days 🤞
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10 months ago
i currently get 7 days
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10 months ago
its okay ATM but i wish we got more ✨
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please let me know more about sick leaves 🤒
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10 months ago
yeah 4 days of sick days
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10 months ago
4-7 days in a year
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People say that they're the pioneers of the original Gastrobar concept. Is that true????
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10 months ago
not sure
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10 months ago
May be
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really dont want to work in a stressfull environment
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9 months ago
we have great music and its always fun
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9 months ago
there is nothing to stress about here 😘
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heard that servers have a different dress code
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9 months ago
anything in black but not exposing 😜
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9 months ago
black jeans, shirt and shoes
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Honestly , Most amazing American bar and restaurant chain in the area!!🤨!
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10 months ago
yeah, A good option for hang out
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10 months ago
yeah, right
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im told there is no drug tests here
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9 months ago
there is no drug test policy
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9 months ago
i wasnt 3yrs ago.. maybe its changed now 🤔
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wonder if customer can order online 🧐
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10 months ago
they also have the option to schedule the pick-up 🛍
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10 months ago
yes its a very easy process to order online 👨
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wondering what the hair policy is for females
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9 months ago
we do not have any guidelines
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9 months ago
we can color it, leave it or tie it up 🥰
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please share a few interview questions. ❓
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9 months ago
tell me how will you deal with drunk customers 🤪
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9 months ago
how will you say no to more alcohol to an intoxicated customer?
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fingers crossed that the hours are flexible 🤞
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9 months ago
I have no issues with it ❎
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9 months ago
our GM is very understanding
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can you please lemme know how a typical day at work is 🌄
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10 months ago
packed with loyal customers 😍
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10 months ago
shits are long but the tips make it worth it 🤑
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share what the interview process is like plez 🙏
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9 months ago
short and to the point ⚡
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9 months ago
it was not long drawn at all ! 🙅
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Want to know how many years people work here
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10 months ago
8yrs and iv had a great experience
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10 months ago
been here 4 very happy years 🎊
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wanna know how often raises are given
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10 months ago
Annually or on hire anniversay 👏
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9 months ago
it depends on how hard you work 💎
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wanna know how many locations they have 📍
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9 months ago
i work at the Northridge Fashion Center, California 👋
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9 months ago
Arizona, New Jersey, South Carolina 🪄
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Personally speaking, Louie is very considering about employee hour and schedule. I love their flexibility and generosity,
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10 months ago
Not my case, Extremely long hours, inconsistent take home pay
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10 months ago
As long you complete your assigned task.
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could you lemme know long u had to wait 4 an interview
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9 months ago
not more than a day for sure ✨
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9 months ago
their entire process is very quick
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wondering what kind of jobs are available
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9 months ago
recruiter, Bar manager, FOH manager 👨
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9 months ago
general manager, kitchen manager
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wonder what kind of beers are available
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9 months ago
we have a wide selection of beers 🍻
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9 months ago
heineken, amstel light, budweiser, coors light 🔥
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Can someone tell me the process to own a franchise
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9 months ago
the franchise application has to sent to all the partners
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9 months ago
the entire information is available on their website 💻
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wondering if the job is difficult to do
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10 months ago
sometimes we have to deal with difficult customers 🤠
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10 months ago
cant really tell.. you will have to takt it day by day
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im told that they celebrate withe burgers on Tuesdays 🤠
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10 months ago
thats right , the traffic is high but so are the tips! 🚦
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10 months ago
its a busy day on each and every tuesday
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heard that they have part time positions as well
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10 months ago
the hours are pretty good for part timers ⏳
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10 months ago
yes they do hire part time workers
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heard that they have a minimum age for hiring
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9 months ago
18 for back of the house 🤠
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9 months ago
it depends on what job ur looking for
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Tasty food, the long happy hours and multiple specials meal. you are making a lot of money in tips, long hours.
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10 months ago
Busy happy hours, great learning opportunity.
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10 months ago
Yeah, Right
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can you tell me why you love working here 💓
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10 months ago
the environment is energitic and fun 💃
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10 months ago
career advancement has been amazing for me
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Wonder how long the hiring process takes 💭
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9 months ago
applied, called in for an interview & hired in 2 days 🥳
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9 months ago
usually takes less than a 5 days 🎇
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What they mostly ask in the interview??? Any suggestion🙄.
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9 months ago
Lots of calling to get interview, waited a half hour for an interview, second interview was short but a lot of lecturing and not a lot of questions, was hired on the spot at second interview
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9 months ago
Just be knowledgeable about the menu and customer service. Speak clearly dress appropriately. Be on time bring a notepad take your time. Think carefully about each question and how it relates to you and your skill set
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some1 plez tell me how you got ur first interview
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10 months ago
i say the safest best is their website 👩
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10 months ago
online application is the best
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wonder if there different shifts or only one shift 💭
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9 months ago
we have morning and evening shifts 🌞
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9 months ago
2 shifts and youll be placed according to ur experience
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please let me know the best part of working here 💥
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10 months ago
love the benefits we get 🎁
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10 months ago
great working environment and management! 🎊
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Wondering if the pay is weekly or bi-weekly
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8 months ago
salary is given bi-weekly
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8 months ago
biweekly pay and everyday tips 💵
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shed some light on the pace of work please 🕯
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10 months ago
i get in steps for the day thanx to the fast pace 👣
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10 months ago
fast paced, fun & energitic 💨
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fingers crossed that they have a diverse workforce 🤞
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10 months ago
very diverse and inclusive culture
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10 months ago
we are one big happy family here 🍒
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The work culture is great and a big focus for the company since we had a lot of rapid growth over the 2 years.🤠
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9 months ago
overall great fun culture
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9 months ago
Truly positive people.
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fingers crossed for a good working environment 🤞
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9 months ago
i love each day at work
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9 months ago
my coworkers & i are of similar age so its super fun
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Hoping that the career advancement is good 🧗
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9 months ago
more people get promoted in the 2nd year 🥳
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9 months ago
i think the opportunities are great 🙌
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heard that their benefits are sick! 🤩
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9 months ago
the pay is great and so is the environment
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9 months ago
401K, employee discount, sick leaves 🙌
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hoping that the pros outweigh the cons to work
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10 months ago
hours can get a little long but my coworkers make it fun 🤪
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10 months ago
the environment is something else here
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can you let me know their attitudes to tattoos
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10 months ago
I have tattoos and its cool
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10 months ago
if you check their website the cook has tattoos on his hands 🥰
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can u share items from the cocktail menu 🔊
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9 months ago
we always do a Martini of the Month 🍹