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Server/Bartender

Server/Bartender in Folsom, CA
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants for more than 8 years

Rating: 5.0

Pros

Great Hiring and Training Practices. Great Management and Staff. Wonderful place to work. Where co-workers become friends and family.

 

Great Place to Work

First Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA
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I worked at Islands Restaurants

Rating: 5.0

Pros

A large company with many restaurant yet they are able to maintain their core values Best Regional manager I have ever worked for Always learning, best training system and ongoing development

 

Aloha Spirit

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants full-time for more than 10 years

Rating: 5.0
Career Opportunities: 5.0
Compensation Benefits: 5.0
Culture Values: 5.0
Senior Management: 5.0
Work Life Balance: 5.0

Pros

I have worked for billion dollar+ companies and could not continue to be a number. Islands allows us to be a person and have a voice.

 

Great place to work

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants full-time

Rating: 5.0

Pros

Islands promotes a culture of respect and teamwork. They believe in promoting a fun laid back working environment that creates an energetic atmosphere for the guest and team member. The quality of all the menu items is great and the restaurants are really clean

 

An Employer that cares about you

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants full-time for more than 10 years

Rating: 5.0

Pros

Culture of the company. Flexible schedule. Great people

 

Job Review

Current Employee - Anonymous in Manhattan Beach, CA
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants full-time for more than 10 years

Rating: 5.0

Pros

Islands is a great place to work! The managers care about their employees and care about my quality of life. They are definitely flexible with my schedule. Fun place to work!

 

Islands Restaurant

Current Employee - Cook in Folsom, CA
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants full-time for less than a year

Rating: 5.0

Pros

1. Great work environment
2. Fantastic Management
3. Friendly Co-Workers
4. Decent Pay
5. They Have amazing Trainers
6. They care about worker and food safety
7. If your look overwhelmed, team members will gladly give their assistance.

Cons

iv'e been trying to think of negatives for the last 30 minutes, could not think of one.

 

I loved my job. Tons of opportunity and money to be made

Former Employee - Server/Bartender in San Diego, CA
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I worked at Islands Restaurants part-time for more than 3 years

Rating: 5.0

Pros

Family environment and the company's culture

 

Great Working Environment

Former Employee - Server in Mission, SD
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I worked at Islands Restaurants part-time for more than 5 years

Rating: 5.0

Pros

Management staff is always there to assist.

 

Great atmosphere and place to work!

Current Employee - Server in Roseville, CA
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants part-time for more than 3 years

Rating: 5.0

Pros

Co workers, fun culture, very flexible to work with school

 

Great company with a big heart

Current Employee - General Manager
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants full-time for more than 5 years

Rating: 5.0
Career Opportunities: 5.0
Compensation Benefits: 5.0
Culture Values: 5.0
Senior Management: 5.0
Work Life Balance: 5.0

Pros

Strong, fun, and welcoming culture. Career advancement is there for those capable of earning it.

 

Best Food Service Job I've Ever Had

Current Employee - Server & Service Partner in Redondo Beach, CA
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants part-time for more than a year

Rating: 4.0

Pros

Fun managers, flexible schedule, upbeat environment, nice customers

 

Working at Islands

Current Employee - Host/Busser

I have been working at Islands Restaurants part-time

Rating: 4.0

Pros

It's fun! All of my coworkers are super friendly and welcoming! It's fast-paced and a positive atmosphere. Working as a host/busser is challenging during the covid because (at least at my restaurant) there is only one host/busser on at a time, so you definitely are busy all the time.

 

Amazing company

Former Employee - Server/Hostess in San Diego, CA
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I worked at Islands Restaurants part-time for less than a year

Rating: 5.0

Pros

great training and a positive work atmosphere

 

Supportive managers and team members

Former Employee - Server in Santa Barbara, CA
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Positive Outlook
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I worked at Islands Restaurants part-time for more than a year

Rating: 4.0

Pros

- All positions tipped out
- Supportive team setting
- Helpful managers
- Flexible schedule/ user friendly schedule mobile app

 

Friendly Environment

Current Employee - Dishwasher in Agoura Hills, CA
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I have been working at Islands Restaurants part-time for less than a year

Rating: 4.0

Pros

Islands has a very friendly and supportive environment. training personnel are skilled with training new employees as well as both patient and welcoming. Ample opportunities for promotions.

 
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