4.7

Harvester

Chef at Harvester

People in this role may also be known as chefs.

5 workers in this role at Harvester have taken the survey.

How much does Harvester pay chefs?

Chef at Harvester
£7.34–10.06
Typical range
£8.21–13.00

Chef employees at Harvester are typically paid £7.34–10.06 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What is management like for chef employees at Harvester?

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  • Head office understands the frontline

    Do chefs think Harvester head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office understands what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    60% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 5 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

    Great atmosphere, great staff and management

    Worst thing

    If there is no business coming in then no hours

    7.6

    Waitress, February 2021

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What are the hours like for chef employees at Harvester?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

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

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

    How we know this

    • 60% report getting one week notice or less
    • 40% 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.

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  • Good choice of shifts

    Do chefs at Harvester 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.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Harvester managers change chefs shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    60% of people say their manager doesn’t 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 worry about getting enough hours

    Do chefs at Harvester worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    60% 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.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Hours

    Worst thing

    Being told they can get younger staff for less money

    4.2

    Front of house, February 2020

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What is career progression like for chefs at Harvester?

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  • Opportunities to progress

    Are chefs given support to progress at Harvester?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% of people report 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 5 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 Harvester

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  • Worst thing

    Expected to do continues learning that must be kept up-to-date to work for them but expected to complete training on own time in paid

    2.9

    Chef, February 2021

  • Best thing

    Guests are the priority

    Worst thing

    Nothing really love the team and business regardless

    6.1

    Chef, March 2020

  • Best thing

    The people i work with

    Worst thing

    Work a lot of hours

    7.8

    Chef, November 2019

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How Harvester ranks

Harvester ranks joint 30th to work for in chef employers

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