What is it like to work at The Observatory?

3.6Work/Life Balance
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Unique work place / Music / Food / Fun
Written by Executive Chef (Former Employee) from Santa Ana, CA on August 14, 2017
The Observatory is Orange County's largest independent concert venue. A typical day really doesn't exist. It could be a sold out night with VIP dining for up to 200 people. It could be a night where we have 4 different shows with 4 different audience preferences and 4 different dining menus to serve all the guests. It could be a 3 day music festival - more... at the Queen Mary Plaza in Long Beach where I staged 10 different food concession tents, serving 20+ different items to over 20,000 people a day!
I learned how to staff, train and manage several restaurant concepts in a single venue. To always be ... - less
ProsFreedom to create a diverse eclectic menu. Access to all the concerts
ConsOwnership's inability to commit to the restaurant at the venue.
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