A&W Restaurants Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2020

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3.3
57%
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A&W Restaurants President Emil J. Brolick (no image)
Emil J. Brolick
58 Ratings
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  • "Working downtown means a lot of people and working for minimum wage(in 13 reviews)

  • "Not many hours available, low pay(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "?"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at A&W Restaurants full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discounted Food, flexible hours, and a nice team

    Cons

    Few hours, customer service can be draining

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  2. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at A&W Restaurants full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good restaurant to work at

    Cons

    Minimum pay less hours in winter


  3. COVID-19

    "Great experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Footlocker in Brampton, ON

    I worked at A&W Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Culture, workers were nice, location, security, evnirionment

    Cons

    pay, management, rewards, corona, timing

  4. "It’s a nice place to start getting work experience"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at A&W Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Close to where I live

    Cons

    Not many staffs on busy days

  5. "Mediocre at best."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Conception Bay South, NL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at A&W Restaurants part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A paycheck and working with some awesome people.

    Cons

    Poor management, toxic work environment.

  6. "Good part time job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Part Time Cashier in Calgary, AB

    I worked at A&W Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Amazing management, cooperative environment, good PT job.

    Cons

    Fast paced, grumpy customers, have to do cleaning.

  7. "Was alright"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at A&W Restaurants part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Liked the people I worked with.

    Cons

    Management wasn't very present and sometimes disorganized.

  8. "All aspects of HR"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resource Intern in Vaughan, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at A&W Restaurants full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    No proper food pantry in the office

    Cons

    Excellent management and policies in the company

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  9. "Meh"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inventory Clerk in Mill Bay, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at A&W Restaurants part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Climate goals provided value for employees to keep each other accountable.

    Cons

    Overly focused on service times and not on employee satisfaction.

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  10. "Good for part-time honest physical work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front of House Staff in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at A&W Restaurants part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Does not require a lot of education or training as it is not rocket science.

    Cons

    Pay scales are low from position to position. If you start at the bottom you can be promoted upwards if you deliver more than what you are paid for.

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