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The 20 Best Restaurants Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (June 2021)

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 10 or more submissions as of June 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 20 best restaurants companies to work for

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is a restaurants company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and employer responsiveness (3.6 stars).

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

"Loved working for this company. Always a good culture, they actually care about the people working for them. "

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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).

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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 the people you work with (4.2 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 of…"

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Pies & Pints is a restaurants company. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.9 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Pies & Pints:

"This is the best company I've ever worked for by far. Our owners love and take care of their employees."

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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 management opportunities (3.5 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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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 support for diversity (4.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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

"I worked with bringer for almost ten years and it was one of the best employment experiences of my career."

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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 the people you work with (4.3 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 and…"

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Tijuana Flats is a restaurants company headquartered in the Largo, FL area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.5 stars).

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Pizza Ranch is a restaurants company headquartered in the Orange City, IA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

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Dewey's Pizza is a restaurants company headquartered in the Cincinnati, OH area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (3.9 stars) and employer responsiveness (3.6 stars).

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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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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:

" Lots of female empowerment, and originally started for those who wanted to have a career and a family however It can be difficult to achieve with the necessary hours that need …"

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T.MAC Restaurant Group is a restaurants company headquartered in the Alpharetta, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.3 stars) and management opportunities (3.5 stars).

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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 support for diversity (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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

"Love working here! It really is like having a work-family. Everyone cares about you and everyone comes together to support one another. The only downside is unrelated to the conpa…"

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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:

"The best place I’ve worked! Within a year I was able to move up twice and it’s all because they recognize the work you put in if you do your job well! You are the only one holding…"

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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 support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.5 stars).

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

"This is fantastic company. From team member all the way to corporate, you will see women, people of color, age variations and backgrounds. "

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Firehouse Subs is a restaurants company headquartered in the Jacksonville, FL area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.2 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Firehouse Subs:

"Love the people, love the owner, it's fun, it's friendly, it's work and it's respectable!"

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Panda Restaurant Group is a restaurants company headquartered in the Rosemead, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 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 Panda Restaurant Group:

"Panda Express has some bias in hiring women for counter help and men for back of house positions (this is not a rule by any means, just personal experience) but their attitude tow…"

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Bahama Breeze Island Grille is a restaurants company headquartered in the Orlando, FL area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (4.1 stars).

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Five Guys Enterprises is a restaurants company headquartered in the Lorton, VA area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.0 stars).

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of June 1, 2021.

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