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Guckenheimer is on-site corporate restaurant management as well as a catering company that has its headquarters in San Mateo, California, United States. Along with their cafes, they have nutrition education programs, a monthly newsletter, café education seminars, and lunch and learn forums. Not only that, they have wellness and fitness teams to help their customers reach their health and wellness goals. This company mostly creates, manages, and maintains the food for catering services. If you are someone who can deliver high standards, provide intelligent solutions, and care about the people you serve then you should join this company. The company has benefits like on-site training, comprehensive health insurance, yearly tuition reimbursement, free meals, and much more.

Company - Private
$25M to $50M
Large
Multiple locations
Business Support Companies, Niche Food Service Companies, Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants, Special Food Service Companies, Consulting Companies
1965
Randall Boyd
What departments Guckenheimer employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Cooks / Food Preparation42.2%
other occupation22.4%
Food Service Managers15%
Management - Other10.3%
General and Operations Managers10.1%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Guckenheimer employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Guckenheimer: Newcomers: 18%, Experiencers: 19%, Experts: 24%, Veterans: 39%. Guckenheimer employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Guckenheimer employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Guckenheimer: Aramark, Bon Appétit Management, Compass Group. Typical Guckenheimer employees have worked at Aramark.
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Bon Appétit Management
Compass Group
What industries did Guckenheimer employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Guckenheimer: Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants, Traveler Accommodation Companies, RV Parks / Recreational Camps / Dormitories, Food & Beverage Retailers. Guckenheimer employees most likely come from a Full-Service Restaurants industry background.
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Where did Guckenheimer employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Guckenheimer: Small: 36%, Medium: 10%, Large: 54%. Most Guckenheimer employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Guckenheimer study?
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Where did employees at Guckenheimer study?
California Culinary Academy
Johnson & Wales University-Providence
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Guckenheimer?
Time employed at Guckenheimer: <1: 14%, 1-3: 32%, 4-8: 32%, 9-13: 12%, 14-20: 6%, 20+: 4%. Most Guckenheimer employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Guckenheimer rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Guckenheimer: 68.1% Male and 31.9% Female. Age ratio at Guckenheimer: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 36%, 31-40: 34%, 41-50: 19%, 51-60: 9%, 60+: 1%. Guckenheimer rates - 11.1% less female than the industry average. Most Guckenheimer employees are 21-30, which is on par with the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at Guckenheimer?
Top roles of Guckenheimer: Executive Chef, Chef Manager, General Manager, Sous Chef, Chef. The top role at Guckenheimer is Executive Chef.
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Chef Manager
General Manager
Sous Chef
Chef

Career advancement

How does Guckenheimer rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Guckenheimer: medium. Guckenheimer ranks medium for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Guckenheimer employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Guckenheimer: Aramark, Bon Appétit Management, Compass Group, Compass Group USA, Eurest. People who work at Guckenheimer most typically go on to work for the Aramark.
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Aramark
Bon Appétit Management
Compass Group
Compass Group USA
Eurest

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La Jolla, CA - September 3, 2021
great place to work
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it was a great opportunity , to grow as person. i enjoy every moment. I love to organize and work.

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Free lunch , great opportunity to work in
no cons in anything
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What year was Guckenheimer founded?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
1965.
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What industry does Guckenheimer operate in?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Restaurant/Food Service.
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What’s the gender distribution at Guckenheimer?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
31.9% female, 68.1% male.
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A year ago
Excellent
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Where is the headquarters of Guckenheimer?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
It’s in San Mateo, CA.
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What’s Guckenheimer’s yearly revenue?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
$25m to $50m, i think
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What’s the name of Guckenheimer’s CEO?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Randall Boyd.
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How many years does an employee typically spend working for Guckenheimer?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
An employee typically spends 4-8
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What size of companies did Guckenheimer employees used to work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Most worked for large businesses before.
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what are the chances of career advancement at Guckenheimer?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
medium.
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where do employees go to work after leaving Guckenheimer?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Most went to work for one of these companies: Aramark, Bon Appétit Management, Compass Group, Compass Group USA, Eurest, LifeWorks Restaurant Group, Morrison Healthcare, Sodexo
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Which companies did employees work for before starting at Guckenheimer?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Most of Guckenheimer’s employees worked for one of these companies Aramark, Bon Appétit Management, Compass Group, Compass Group USA, Eurest, Google, Sodexo, Starbucks.
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How old are Guckenheimer’s employees in general?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
21-30, 31-40.
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Where did most of Guckenheimer employees go to school?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
California Culinary Academy, Johnson & Wales University-Providence, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, The Culinary Institute of America.
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What’s Guckenheimer’s mission?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
found their mission statement: Experience the Guckenheimer Difference.At Guckenheimer, we envision a world where nourishment in the workplace – and beyond – is a way of life.Nourishing Inspiration in Everything We Do.Our goal is to create an upscale customized dining experience to fit your unique culture by offering healthy, freshly-prepared meals for employees and clients to enjoy together in bright and airy environments, sparking collaboration and creativity.It’s a simple mission, but also, a powerful one.
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Meeting new people almost every time is 👌
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A year ago
One of the few things I love tbh 😃
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A year ago
I am an introvert introvert and it is really not a thing for me, still adapting to talk to my present colleagues and not to think of the new ones and customers 🤦
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I had an accident last night and I cant really walk straight, I don’t wanna call the manager I'm really nervous as I just joined a month ago plus I'm short on money?are there paid leaves avaiable? Please help me this concern of mine!!!!
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11 months ago
well, take it easy they don’t really have the paid leaves thing for emploees who havent seved them for a year, but call their managers they might make a way out
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11 months ago
there are about 6 paid holidays I suppose but im not sure if they provide them to newbies, hope you recover soon :))
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How frequent are the raises ✔
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11 months ago
Yearly, not like it makes much difference
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11 months ago
As your pay gets hiher with the raises, inflation beats it up lmao 😪
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Do you have anything to say about any background checks 😶
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A year ago
Nothing except that you should expect an intensive background check
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A year ago
I got nothing to say and type 📱
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You ever worked anywhere before? 😫
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11 months ago
Not me, my first place is Guckenheimer and its just been three months 😪
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11 months ago
Why asking? I worked at two places for four years and six years, a total of ten ys 🙌
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We need maternity leave sisses🙄
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10 months ago
Never crossed my mind cos I never been pregnant 🤣
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10 months ago
I think we get but it is not paid 😫
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The interview was very long, why 30 minutes for a simple interview? I got the job anyway 💅
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11 months ago
I was not called for an intervoew 🤧
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11 months ago
Maybe you were nice and charming and they loved you 🤷
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How my process took 2 weeks and I didn't get the offer still surprises me 😅
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10 months ago
Sorry about that, 👊
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10 months ago
I think it was around 3 weeks for me though the offer was given to me 😂
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Seems like the training when one starts the job is not the only training 😒
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A year ago
We do a lot of on-job training 🙌
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A year ago
they say it this way "as we grow, you grow also" 😂
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Let's get real, what were your intervew questions, help a brother in need 🤲
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A year ago
Just be yourself, that is the only way I can help you now 🤝
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A year ago
Bro, there is nothing to panic about, the questions are very easy and I am sure you will crush it 🤗
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I heard one gets drug test but I got nothing 🤷
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10 months ago
Not all locations do drug test 🙅
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10 months ago
I did a drug test, urine to be more precise 🤧
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Need more ideas on similar companies, serious answers only 🤫
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11 months ago
And what if I don't give a serious repsonse 😏
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11 months ago
I only know Aramark 😯
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I went to a culinary school in California, it was really nice, looking forward to working here
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11 months ago
Culinary Institute of America and I am an expert chef now at Guckenheimer
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11 months ago
Rooting for you 🤝
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Payment is weekly or monthly?
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11 months ago
Twice in a month 😑
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11 months ago
None of what you listed, we paid bi weekly✌
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Would I be given an employee discount?
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11 months ago
yes there are 🙂
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11 months ago
yep, but they don’t make that big a difference tbh
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It seems like employees in restaurants and not getting a degree are like 5 and 6 🤞
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11 months ago
We just trying to escape student loans 😣
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11 months ago
None of my colleagues went to college 😴
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The pay is presently at minimum wage and I was told it will be increased cos I need money 😫
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10 months ago
You will get raises if you do welll 💯
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10 months ago
Not bad since you know it will be increased 🤷
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Are there any benefits of working here?🤔
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A year ago
yeah they even have a retirement plan and free coffee 😋
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A year ago
yes, employees' discount, health insuracne and many more🥱
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how many interviews do you have to go through to get in?🤨
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11 months ago
it generally takes a single interview, make sure you have enough knowledge about the thing you are applying for :))
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11 months ago
no more than 1, a good impession and enough knowledge about cookin will have you in ASAP🙂
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If you never worked at a small company before, you are missing a lot
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11 months ago
I was at a small shop and there was this friendly family atmosphere, I get it here but its not as much
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11 months ago
I don't wanna work for anybody again 😐
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The benefits help my family and everyone, I love it 🤗
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11 months ago
Mine is expensive 😢
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11 months ago
That is great but not me, live alone and care for myself alone
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So I have a question for the current emloyees, how do you feel working here?😅
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11 months ago
everything's good, I feel good to be an employee here🥰
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11 months ago
I feel very glad and it’s a nice place to work at but they do need some adjustments, I would like to work here for as long as I dont have a problem that big with this place
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I have a felony record....
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10 months ago
If its a minor one, you can be employed 🤝
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10 months ago
I have a felony record to and look at me now, I am an employee 🤳
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The interview was such a positive experience for me and it was awesome bro, like we bonded🤣
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10 months ago
I have never had a good experience with interviewers 🧐
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10 months ago
It wasn't a good one or a bad one and it was just there 😑
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one hardly sees kids here 😃, I mean younger than 20
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A year ago
It should be a coincidence 🤔
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A year ago
And above 60, lol, they both not up to 3 percent 😎
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Can you advance to a better position? I mean what are the odds of promotion?🙃
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A year ago
I don’t wanna sadden you or anythin but mate the chances of promotion there are almost none
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A year ago
I worked there for 5 years and I never got a hint of promotion😥
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Is there anyone here that worked at Compass Group before?
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A year ago
Not me, got no idea
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11 months ago
I did and also went to Aramark, how can I help you?
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I have been switching industries so much and I don't think that is right 🤣. from a restaurant to laundry companies and back to restaurants and I want to switch again
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A year ago
It does not allow you to become an expert in a field, I was at a consulting company for not up to year till I swicthed to restaurants and the journey has been wonderful, not really wonderful but you get 🤗
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A year ago
I switched from food retailing to restaurants 🤣
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Boooyyyyy, did you know it was founded in 1965 😲
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11 months ago
Almost 70 years, that is so long
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11 months ago
I always wonder hos businesses run for more than 50 years without crashing 😅
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My environment is not really family like but it still kinda friendly 🙂
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A year ago
Mine is really family like and we all so close 👨
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A year ago
I need that, that is the best to me
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Do you know you where your name on your clothes everywhere 🤣
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11 months ago
That gives a sense of pride and I love it 💝
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11 months ago
Am I the only one that sees nothing wrong with this 🤔
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Your tech solutions looks very advanced compared to other companies 🙂
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11 months ago
Same thing came to my mind 😑
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11 months ago
I don't see anything advanced about it to be honest 🙄
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I just lost my job and so I short listed some companies, one of them was this one, would any of the current employees recommend me working here?
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10 months ago
yes I surely would suggest you to come join us, its so much funnnnn
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10 months ago
yeah it has its own pros for employees sure jump over 😀
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Finally, a restaurant with FSA and HSA 😅
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11 months ago
I never use that stuff, lol 👋
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11 months ago
I saw that and it is a very good one 🤔
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A friend told me that they provide you with free food, is it true? Lol
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11 months ago
one of the best thing about them is the free food haha
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11 months ago
free food is provided yes and I feast with both hands on it😂
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This company is bigger than I thought with so many locations scattered around 🤫
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10 months ago
Are you sure about that?
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10 months ago
The great thing is that they keep expanding 🌍
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Heard the holiday is just a week 👀
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A year ago
10 paid holidays actually 👌
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A year ago
It's more
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there is a reasnable room for growth from my analysis 📈
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11 months ago
I give it a 60 percent tbf😤
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11 months ago
IT IS HIGHER THAN REAOSNABLE 😎
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How flexible are the working hours 😑
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A year ago
Just be aware there are no late night shift 💯
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A year ago
Not very flexible but not too stressful ⚖
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My 401k ain't matching at all 😫
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A year ago
I don't receive 401k at all 😯
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A year ago
So, 401k is available here, very good 😊
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dress code??
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10 months ago
No dress code, you wear what is provided to you 👕
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10 months ago
None, fam! 😑black shirts and black pants is the uniform
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what are the working hours or shifts? I'm thinking of joining in so just making sure if I can work without having my studies disturbed😙
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A year ago
one of the things I like about them is the working hours,I work for 12 hours a day but you can work for anywhere between 6-8 hours, you may consider trying your luck here😅
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A year ago
8 to 10, make sure to give this place a try, recommended from me :))
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You all know how restaurants can be with work life balance 😑, what's your experience especially during weekends
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11 months ago
Having workedin restaurants before, I feel you but here is different, a big promise 🤝
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11 months ago
Some feel like they own you like whats the problem??!!😡
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I have good colleagues that always look out for one another and I am grateful about that 😍
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11 months ago
The same with me 😎
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11 months ago
Where do yo get your colleagues from cos I am managing my sanity here 😂, it is not funny, I am just laughing
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I was wondering the gender ratio that goes inside of this company, just for the sake of a research 🙄
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11 months ago
it is 69% males and 31% females these days😙
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11 months ago
yeah 69% male and rest are female workers 😉
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I'm pregnant,can i work here.🤕
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11 months ago
You cld work while pregnant. You just have to be careful
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11 months ago
Honestly depends hoe far along you are
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Is there any opportunity of getting part of my tuition fees back? 🧐
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10 months ago
Yeah, you get it yearly for career development✅
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10 months ago
trust me, plenty opportunities but the prices aren't that much
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I so much want to go to Compass Group when I relocate, two of my friends are there and it has been good for them
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A year ago
Try Aramark incase you don't get CG 😶
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A year ago
I know someone that went to Bon Apetit, try that too
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I love the community services we do 🙂
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11 months ago
I wish it was more than supporting healthy food initiatives
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11 months ago
I have participated in 0 community services 🏃
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Among the few things I admire is the commuication process 👌
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11 months ago
Especially that daily emails 😊
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11 months ago
The feedback process is quick, efficient💯
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I read on the website that some chefs are allowed to explore, how true is that 🔬
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11 months ago
mainly for chefs
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11 months ago
I read that and was wondering how possible that is with all the restaurants and expenses, 🤔, it is business afterall
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The uniform looks badass and bossy 😎
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A year ago
The funny thin is not everyone wears lack, some ash and some white 🤣