Chef at Brewers Fayre

People in this role may also be known as chefs.

5 workers in this role at Brewers Fayre have taken the survey.

How much does Brewers Fayre pay chefs?

Chef at Brewers Fayre
£9.06–10.25
Typical range
£8.20–12.88

Chef employees at Brewers Fayre are typically paid £9.06–10.25 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for chef employees at Brewers Fayre?

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  • Managers are respectful

    Do chefs at Brewers Fayre feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    80% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    The staff and management and the customers

    Worst thing

    Tips being rubbish

    7.8

    Waitress, January 2020

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What are the hours like for chef employees at Brewers Fayre?

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Bad
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do chefs get of their shift pattern at Brewers Fayre?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 40% report getting one week notice or less
    • 60% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Not great
  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    Do Brewers Fayre managers change chefs shifts at short notice?

    Most managers change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    60% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do chefs at Brewers Fayre get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • People do unpaid extra work

    Do chefs at Brewers Fayre do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Most people do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Good
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for chefs to take sick leave at Brewers Fayre?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do chefs at Brewers Fayre get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    60% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for chefs to book a holiday at Brewers Fayre?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do chefs at Brewers Fayre worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    80% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

What is career progression like for chefs at Brewers Fayre?

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  • Enough training

    Do chefs get enough training when they start at Brewers Fayre?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from chefs at Brewers Fayre

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  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Cleaning the grill plates or cleaning the fryers

    8.0

    Employee, September 2021

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How Brewers Fayre ranks

Brewers Fayre ranks joint 8th to work for in chef employers

  1. 8= Brewers Fayre
    5.6
  2. 8= Bupa
    5.6
  3. 8= TGI Fridays
    5.6