4.7

Greene King Farmhouse Inns

Chef at Greene King Farmhouse Inns

People in this role may also be known as chefs.

7 workers in this role at Greene King Farmhouse Inns have taken the survey.

How much does Greene King Farmhouse Inns pay chefs?

Chef at Greene King Farmhouse Inns
£8.50–9.62
Typical range
£8.21–13.00

Chef employees at Greene King Farmhouse Inns are typically paid £8.50–9.62 an hour, based on data from 7 employees.

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What is management like for chef employees at Greene King Farmhouse Inns?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do chefs think Greene King Farmhouse Inns head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    100% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Nothing

    Worst thing

    Managers treat everyone different and don’t listen/take action to problems

    1.7

    Dessert chef, July 2020

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What are the hours like for chef employees at Greene King Farmhouse Inns?

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  • Not easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for chefs to book a holiday at Greene King Farmhouse Inns?

    People find it hard to book holidays

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s hard 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 get proper breaks

    Do chefs at Greene King Farmhouse Inns get proper breaks?

    People don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    80% 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Variety of shift patterns not just the same shifts over and over. Live in accommodation with minimal fees, me and my family can live very cheaply

    Worst thing

    Long hours are sometimes hard but part and parcel of the job

    8.7

    Assistant manager, July 2020

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What is career progression like for chefs at Greene King Farmhouse Inns?

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  • Not enough training

    Do chefs get enough training when they start at Greene King Farmhouse Inns?

    People don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they didn’t get 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.

  • No career progression

    Are chefs given support to progress at Greene King Farmhouse Inns?

    People aren’t given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 100% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from chefs at Greene King Farmhouse Inns

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  • Best thing

    the people

    Worst thing

    the pay
    Long hours

    3.1

    Line chef, July 2020

  • Best thing

    Pulling the team together at its hardest points in the peak of our busy times

    Worst thing

    Management acting like child

    3.5

    Head chef, May 2020

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