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Whitbread

Breakroom Rating
based on 22 job reviews
4.4/10
  • UK
  • Pubs and bars
whitbread.co.uk

Whitbread job reviews

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22 Whitbread employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

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  • 5.2/10

    Foh/boh team member

    • £8.03 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    March 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Skills trainer

    • £26,500 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Enough training
    3. No paid breaks
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    March 2020
  • 4.4/10

    Head chef

    • £10.21 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Doing unpaid extra work
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    March 2020
  • 1.6/10

    Head chef

    • Manages people
    • £10.41 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team
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    March 2020
  • 4.9/10

    Grill chef

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not working lots of extra hours
    2. Stressed
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts
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    February 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Team member

    • £8.66 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Working lots of extra hours

    Best thing

    Chatting with guests

    Worst thing

    Shower curtain ironing

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    February 2020
  • 1.7/10

    Front of house

    • £7.70 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Stressed
    2. Not enough training
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    atmosphere

    Worst thing

    management

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    December 2019
  • 7.9/10

    Kitchen manager

    • Manages people
    • £28,600 per year, working a 45 hour week
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Not stressed
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
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    December 2019
  • 3.1/10

    Grill chef

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 18–20 years old
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Not treated with respect
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    December 2019
  • 4.8/10

    Team leader

    • Manages people
    • £10.30 per hour
    • 45–54 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Three weeks notice of their shifts
    3. No paid breaks
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    December 2019
  • 5.9/10

    Head chef

    • Manages people
    • £10.41 per hour
    • 25–34 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Minimum sick pay
    3. Stressed
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    December 2019
  • 2.3/10

    Head chef

    • Manages people
    • £10.41 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Working lots of extra hours
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Team

    Worst thing

    Hrs

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    November 2019
  • 8.2/10

    General manager

    • Manages people
    • £39,500 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Three weeks notice of their shifts
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    October 2019
  • 3.1/10

    Kitchen manager

    • Manages people
    • £29,500 per year, working a 70 hour week
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. No paid breaks
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    October 2019
  • 4.0/10

    Kitchen manager

    • Manages people
    • £30,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    My colleagues

    Worst thing

    Work life balance

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    October 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Chef

    • £9.21 per hour
    • 45–54 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Early finish

    Worst thing

    Early starts not enough help

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    October 2019
  • 8.6/10

    Chef

    • £8.65 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Hours

    Worst thing

    Pressure

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    October 2019
  • 6.4/10

    Front of house

    • £8.51 per hour
    • 21–24 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Tips are shared fairly
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. One week notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Late shift

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    October 2019
  • 7.9/10

    General manager

    • Manages people
    • £39,000 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 34–44 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Stressed

    Best thing

    Team

    Worst thing

    Cost cuts

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    October 2019
  • 3.8/10

    Bar team

    • £8.25 per hour
    • 25–34 years old

    What they say about their job

    1. Paid accurately
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Minimum sick pay
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    October 2019