Working as a Chef
What's it like to work as a Chef? Read testimonies from real people who work as a Chef—everything from work-life balance to career satisfaction. Hear from an expert and see top companies to work for as a Chef.
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“Good working environment and enjoyable”
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“Very good enjoy the day”
“happy atmosphere to work”
“I love to serve people and I like to see happy customers!!”
“If you choose morning shifts able to enjoy your long afternoon”
“none happy place to work”
“im happy working with marriott”
Top Companies for Chef
In 1954, an enterprising salesman named Ray Kroc discovered a small burger restaurant in California, and wrote the first page of McDonald’s® history. In 1967, the first McDonald’s Canada opened in Richmond, B.C. We’ve been growing with our communities and serving quality food at great value ever since. Today, McDonald’s Canada is proud to be one of the world’s leading foodservice retailers. From coast to coast, we serve delicious choices to more than 2.5 million people in over 1,400 locations every day. We’re also more than just your local restaurant. We’re hardworking small-business men and women, students working part-time, seniors getting the most out of life, and volunteers lending time to make a difference in the communities we live and work in.
Earls Kitchen + Bar is a family-run business, launched by father and son, Leroy Earl “Bus” Fuller and Stanley Earl Fuller in the early ‘80s and is also one of North America’s most successful independent restaurant groups. There are about 7,000 employees at 69 locations from Vancouver to Miami. Earls started with a simple idea: a laid-back burger and beer joint. Earls' early success was based on innovation, the best ingredients and great service. While keeping these core values, Earls has become a trend setting high end restaurant group known for ‘unchaining the chain’ with customized new build locations, and innovative improvements to existing restaurants. We are a force to be reckoned with in the restaurant industry where employees and partners feel a strong sense of pride representing the Earls brand.
Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon in Marseilles, France, Sodexo is now the worldwide leader in Quality of Life services. For over 40 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 420,000 employees in 56 countries across the globe. In combining the diverse talents of our teams, Sodexo is the only company to integrate a complete offer of innovative services, based on over 100 professions. We develop, manage and deliver a unique array of On-site Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services for all our clients to improve the Quality of Life. Our experiences with our over 100 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance - every day.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) provides food, facilities, and uniform services to millions of people, in 19 countries around the world, every day. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.
JOEY exists to deliver the ultimate dining experience. Our handcrafted, locally, and globally inspired menu offerings are created by award-winning and inventive culinary Chefs and presented by world-class hospitality leaders in modern, warm, and lively environments. The JOEY Restaurant Group has been family-owned and operated since 1992 and has grown into an iconic multi-concept brand throughout North America with continued growth and expansion planned into 2030. Our values shape every action we take and the decisions we make. JOEY is all about opportunity and our ongoing success is attributable to our exceptional, team-oriented, performance-driven partners who are constantly mastering their skill set. Our work environment is welcoming and inclusive, and our teams are passionate and creative. We embrace honesty and humility and are encouraged to fail forward and learn from our mistakes. Our industry-recognized performance-driven coaching culture paves the way for future leaders. Through ongoing coaching and mentorship, we directly impact the continuous learning, growth, and development of over 6000 partners within North America. JOEY has been recognized as one of the Great Place to Work® Best Workplace in Canada for over a decade consecutively. These awards are a testament to our commitment to creating an environment where people are inspired to learn, grow, and discover their full potential. The JOEY Restaurant Group is an equal employment opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are people developers. Through ongoing coaching and mentorship, we directly impact the continuous learning, growth, and development of over 6000 partners within North America. We offer world-class development programs to support your continued growth in the areas of Leadership, Culinary, and Business Management. Leadership: We have received international awards for our leadership development programs which provide exceptional opportunities to grow your skills, your knowledge, and your ability to lead others. Culinary: Our Culinary programs will give you the opportunity to impact our in-house apprenticeship program, sponsor apprentices, and build on the relationships we have developed with local cooking colleges which may include guest lecturing, teaching, or curriculum development. If you work in one of our test store locations you will have a part in our product development and testing.
Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 7,200 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 134 countries and territories across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com. Find Your World.™
Compass Group is redefining the food, hospitality and support services landscape with innovation and passion through the lens of what’s next. Serving premier healthcare and senior living systems, respected educational institutions, world-renowned cultural centers, popular sporting and entertainment venues, and Fortune 500 businesses the world over, Compass Group always finds a way to deliver excellence in nearly any vertical. Whether it’s serving school meals students love, high-end concessions in stadiums, or innovative, nutritionally balanced meals for seniors, Compass is the industry leader. Ranked No. 1 by industry peers on Fortune’s 2022 list of World’s Most Admired Companies, Compass has also consistently been named to Forbes’ list of the Best Large Employers, Best Employers for New Grads, and Best Employers for Diversity. Compass Group is among the Top 50 Companies Changing the World according to Fortune.