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The 20 Best Restaurants Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2020)

Looking for a new job in restaurants? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best restaurants companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Restaurants companies on this list have been rated by 10 or more participants as of August 1, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best restaurants companies to work for

1. Yum! Brands, Inc.

3.7 stars

Yum! Brands, Inc. is a restaurants company headquartered in the Louisville, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.3 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.2 stars).

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2. Tupelo Honey Cafe

3.4 stars

Tupelo Honey Cafe is a restaurants company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Tupelo Honey Cafe:

"The first restaurant, I've ever worked in that paid me based on my experience and education level, period. My work is never made feel less valuable because of my gender. Most ..."

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3. Cafe Zupas

3.3 stars

Cafe Zupas is a restaurants company that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Cafe Zupas:

"The only company I’ve ever worked for that has not made a decision on promotions based off of gender, race, age, or tenure. They truly take each person on a case by case basis a..."

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4. Brinker International

3.3 stars

Brinker International is a restaurants company headquartered in the Dallas, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Brinker International:

"There is plenty of room for growth. Benefits are a plus (401 k, health insurance, paid leave, paid vacation) but the hours are becoming longer and longer. What began as a 50 hou..."

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5. Burgerville, LLC

3.2 stars

Burgerville, LLC is a restaurants company headquartered in the Vancouver, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Burgerville, LLC:

"The union **** is bull****, the environment burgerville tries so hard to maintain is one of growth, hard work and self appreciation. The only thing I disliked about working ther..."

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6. Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

3.1 stars

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is a restaurants company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants:

"In all, I feel very equal in my workplace, though the male-to-female ratio in upper management is staggering. Out of 8 managers, only one is female. Female Execs/partners in the..."

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7. SusieCakes Bakeries

3.1 stars

SusieCakes Bakeries is a restaurants company that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.8 stars) and management opportunities (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for SusieCakes Bakeries:

"Women driven workplace! Being a small company incentives are limited when it comes to 401k/vacation time. You will getbout of it what you put into it. Great career launch opport..."

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8. Islands Restaurants

3.1 stars

Islands Restaurants is a restaurants company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Islands Restaurants:

"Islands main problem when it comes to sexism is their shirts. The women's sizes are at least 2 sizes smaller than their males counterparts, and they curve in around the waist, w..."

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9. Sullivan's Steakhouse

3.1 stars

Sullivan's Steakhouse is a restaurants company that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sullivan's Steakhouse:

"It's amazing"

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10. Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

3.1 stars

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar is a restaurants company headquartered in the Denver, CO area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars) and flexible work hours (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bad Daddy's Burger Bar:

"Great company! Fun loving and laid back"

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11. Freebirds World Burrito

3.1 stars

Freebirds World Burrito is a restaurants company headquartered in the Austin, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Freebirds World Burrito:

"Great environment, overall decent pay for entry. The pay is trickled down thr further you go up but bonuses at the end of the year or for hourly roughly 2 dollars an hour extra ..."

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12. Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

3.1 stars

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a restaurants company headquartered in the Lancaster, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.2 stars) and the people you work with (4.1 stars).

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13. Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub

3.0 stars

Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub is a restaurants company headquartered in the Woburn, MA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars).

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14. Chick-fil-A

3.0 stars

Chick-fil-A is a restaurants company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.1 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chick-fil-A:

"Awesome company to work for. Close on Sunday"

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15. Jim 'N Nick's Community Bar-B-Q

3.0 stars

Jim 'N Nick's Community Bar-B-Q is a restaurants company headquartered in the Birmingham, AL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and the people you work with (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Jim 'N Nick's Community Bar-B-Q:

"Great company to work for. Superb health with benefits. Hard work, but it's worth it."

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16. MOD Pizza

3.0 stars

MOD Pizza is a restaurants company headquartered in the Bellevue, WA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for MOD Pizza:

"MOD pizza is an amazing company to work for. I’ve been with them almost 3 years & I’ve never had a bad experience with upper management, the support in corporate (I am with a Fr..."

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17. Chuy's Restaurants

3.0 stars

Chuy's Restaurants is a restaurants company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.1 stars) and flexible work hours (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Chuy's Restaurants:

"Fun environment. Fast paced. Decent money usually"

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18. Texas Roadhouse

3.0 stars

Texas Roadhouse is a restaurants company headquartered in the Louisville, KY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Texas Roadhouse:

"Opportunity is abundant if you choose the food service industry for a career path. However, you must be willing to put in the effort."

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19. Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

3.0 stars

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is a restaurants company headquartered in the Wichita, KS area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers:

"Freddy’s has been a great place to work the culture and values are amazing and will give experience to help you in any job you could possibly have the team is like a second family."

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20. Pluckers Wing Bar

3.0 stars

Pluckers Wing Bar is a restaurants company headquartered in the Austin, TX area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Pluckers Wing Bar:

"Obviously it’s the service industry so paid time off comes in management positions only but I love working here! It’s a wonderful place to grow and make good money!"

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of August 1, 2020.

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