P.F. Chang's

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P.F. Chang's Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
P.F. Chang's – US – “The "trio" sauces that servers use to make their…”

P.F. Chang's – US – “The "trio" sauces that servers use to make their…”
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3.4 248 reviews

76% Approve of the CEO

P.F. Chang's Chairman Co-Chief Executive Officer Richard L. Federico

Richard L. Federico

(95 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good money for a college student, ability to receive good shifts happens at a fast pace (in 16 reviews)

  • Good work environment, good cliental, consistently busy, ability to move up, flexible schedule (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is a struggle here, but that goes with the industry (in 6 reviews)

  • As with any restuarant it can be long hours and hours on holidays and weekends (in 10 reviews)

More Highlights
248 Employee Reviews
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    Awesome, friendly-staffed restaurant

    PF Changs Server (Former Employee) Montreal, QC

    Prosvery busy, great pay, great co-workers and management,

    ConsCons: had to leave for college

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    it was a good time, but you will soon get annoyed

    PF Changs Server (Former Employee) Montreal, QC

    Prosflexible w scheduling: online : Hotschedules is genius.
    advancement opportunities exist at changs. hard work is recognized
    fun place, family style resto
    good training program

    Consfaulted management; plays favorites
    tedious about the most minute things
    many budget cuts have forced corporate offices to apply strict cuts: short hours
    yet, overstaffed shifts........ :/
    way too many side jobs to do before you are allowed to leave. hours of it..

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good food, good friends i love it :)

    Bartender (Current Employee) Montreal, QC

    ProsGood money, flexible schedule, young staff

    ConsGuest are horrible ( Located in a rich district ), strange Restaurant politics that don't apply in Quebec but we have to follow them.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunication is the key, please ;)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Hostess

    Hostess (Former Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsWonderful people to work with

    Consswitching out managers too frequently

    Advice to Senior Managementtake advice from your team mates

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    backwaiter

    BackWaiter (Current Employee) Chandler, AZ (US)

    Prosfree chinese food when no ones looking

    Consits restaurant work and thats pretty cool. There are no benefits growth or promotions

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing what else can you do

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice

    BackWaiter (Former Employee) Austin, TX (US)

    ProsGreat culture
    Friendly environment and team work

    ConsLots of hard work ( tasks are not fairly divided between servers and backwaters)

    Advice to Senior ManagementReconsider the silverware system

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    nice place to work. great team work.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosmaking money. nothing else i can tell about this place.

    Consmanagement, attitude. no more chalenges.

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    Meh....

    Line Cook (Former Employee) Irvine, CA (US)

    ProsGood place for entry level experience.

    ConsJob-growth highly limited, politics, and terrible management.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry quality or quantity

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good then Bad

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWhen first started made feel like their was a lot of job growth and that they treated all employees fairly.

    ConsAfter being their awhile started feeling very taken advantage of and that my value of life did matter compared to others. Summer is a very hard time to pay bills, too many employees not enough shifts.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Server at PF CHANGS

    Server (Current Employee) Scottsdale, AZ (US)

    Prosgreat money, consistent business, great pay, awesome locations, great atmosphere, awesome hiring backgrounds. They have a large pool of candidates to choose from.

    ConsNot very much to complain about. Its a really great opportunity to advance, and almost all managers have serving experience so they can relate.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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