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  • 6.6/10

    Front of house team member

    • £8.72 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    job security, pay (8.72+tronc), getting food when I work

    Worst thing

    split shifts, late night finish, stress.

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    July 2020
  • 8.5/10

    Junior sous

    • Manages people
    • £10.14 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Flexible

    Worst thing

    Progress routes

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    July 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Line chef

    • Manages people
    • £9.78 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    People

    Worst thing

    Stress

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    June 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Chief

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    April 2020
  • 6.7/10

    Front of house

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Get proper breaks
    3. Doing unpaid extra work
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    March 2020
  • 6.3/10

    Chef

    • £10.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    March 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Head chef

    • Manages people
    • £35,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    We have each others backs

    Worst thing

    We could get paid bether

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    March 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Assistant general manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.55 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    Free food

    Worst thing

    Late finishes

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    February 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Server

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Enough training
    3. No paid breaks
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    January 2020
  • 7.6/10

    Chef

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Staff food

    Worst thing

    Not all of us is a team player

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    December 2019
  • 3.6/10

    Assistant general manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.96 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Free food

    Worst thing

    Lack of upper support

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    November 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Front of house manager

    • Manages people
    • £7.80 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Tips are shared fairly
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    August 2019
  • 4.6/10

    Shift manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.21 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Managers change their shifts at short notice
    3. Not paid accurately
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    August 2019
  • 4.3/10

    Junior manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.76 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
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    August 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Chef

    • £9.87 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    August 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Line chef

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid breaks
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    August 2019
  • 7.8/10

    Assistant general manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.21 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    August 2019
  • 3.5/10

    Black belt chef

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    August 2019
  • 2.5/10

    Front of house member

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Minimum sick pay
    2. Working lots of extra hours
    3. Hard to take holidays
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    August 2019
  • 6.7/10

    Line cook

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Good for students
    3. Tips aren’t shared fairly
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    August 2019
  • 7.6/10

    Sous chef

    • Manages people
    • £11.00 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    August 2019
  • 8.5/10

    Delivery kitchen manager

    • Manages people
    • £14.40 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    August 2019
  • 7.0/10

    Front of house manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.93 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    August 2019
  • 7.0/10

    General manager

    • Manages people
    • £36,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    August 2019
  • 6.4/10

    Front of house

    • £8.22 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. No paid breaks
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    August 2019
  • 7.3/10

    Head chef

    • Manages people
    • £38,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    August 2019
  • 8.2/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.76 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Paid accurately
    3. Working lots of extra hours
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    July 2019
  • 6.7/10

    Front of house manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.93 per hour
    • 18–20 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Paid breaks
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
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    July 2019
  • 4.3/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £9.00 per hour

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Less than a week’s notice of their shifts
    3. Tips aren’t shared fairly
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    July 2019
  • 5.1/10

    Senior sous chef

    • Manages people
    • £28,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
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    July 2019
  • 7.6/10

    Front of house

    • £8.21 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    July 2019
  • 7.6/10

    Front of house manager

    • Manages people
    • £8.94 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Easy to change shifts
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    July 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Chef

    • £9.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2019
  • 5.1/10

    Waiter

    • £7.85 per hour
    • 25 or older

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Two weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Tips aren’t shared fairly
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    July 2019