Red Lobster

Red Lobster – Why Work For Us?

Here at Red Lobster we’re passionate about serving our guests great seafood. It’s why we go the extra mile to bring you the best dining experience possible. Our fishermen take pride in catching only the highest quality seafood, and the freshest fish. Our grill masters expertly perfect flavors, cooking seafood and steak over a wood fire grill. And our servers pull out all the stops to make every dining experience feel extra special. It’s our passion. It’s our pride. Because at Red Lobster, we Sea Food Differently.®


A Red Lobster job could become a career. No matter where you start, it’s the opportunity to learn, grow and have fun while doing it. Ongoing training, career advancement and friendly teams are just a few of the reasons we love working here. We’re always looking for smart, motivated people to join us.

The heart and soul of Red Lobster is our people. We take pride in bringing the Red Lobster Promise to life for our guests and in creating a supportive work environment where our crew can fulfill their aspirations. Together, we achieve superior results by living our Core Values:

RESPECT - Treat others with dignity; recognize everyone's contributions; embrace diversity.

INTEGRITY - Be open and honest with ourselves and others; always do the right thing.

GENUINE CARING - Listen and seek to understand; see to the well-being of others.

HOSPITALITY - Make every guest feel welcome and special; anticipate their needs.

TEAMWORK - Help each other learn, grow and accomplish more than we could on our own.

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    Great Place to Work!!!!!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL (US)

    I have been working at Red Lobster


    Great values; Care about people; leader in the seafood category; strong history and bright future


    I feel like they do a great job - no cons to offer

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    Continue to chart a winning course!

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Red Lobster Interviews

Updated 6 Dec 2014
Updated 6 Dec 2014

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    Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oakdale, MN (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Oakdale, MN (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Red Lobster in December 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Got an email a few days later asking that I call to schedule an interview. The interview was quite simple. Asked about availability and why red lobster and also the regular questions about past experience and what if situations. Got asked to come back for a second interview, that lasted maybe 15 mins. Offered job that same day

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    Wasn't able to negotiate but starting at $9.50 for a host isn't bad.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Additional Info

Headquarters Orlando, FL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services

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