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Earls Kitchen + Bar Reviews

Updated 11 February, 2019
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Pros
  • "A great place to make long lasting friendships with great people" (in 22 reviews)

  • "great work environment, nice team" (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "The schedule does not create work life balance" (in 13 reviews)

  • "High level of accountability for Chefs/GMs and lack of support from senior management leads to very long hours (70" (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "sous chef"

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    Current Employee - Souschef in Jasper, AB
    Current Employee - Souschef in Jasper, AB
    Recommends

    I have been working at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    awesome place to work for.

    Cons

    none, it a great place to work at.

    Advice to Management

    awesome job


  2. "Great Times at Party Town"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort McMurray, AB
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort McMurray, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of great people and laughs, great culture, great training

    Cons

    A place for mostly young people..

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours , good management

    Cons

    Favoritism sometimes present . Hours too short sometimes


  4. "Good serving job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time

    Pros

    Tips, meeting people, fast paced

    Cons

    inconsistent hours, management isn't great


  5. "Line Cook"

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    Current Employee - Line Cook
    Current Employee - Line Cook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun and fast paced, good tips and decent hours.

    Cons

    Not enough pay for amount of work we do.


  6. "Slimy"

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    Former Employee - Server/Waiter
    Former Employee - Server/Waiter
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time

    Pros

    great work atmosphere made friends for life

    Cons

    They are cheap and only care about your appearance to move up. All the good management moves to other more serious companies that actually value good work ethic. also their head office team is filled with very entitled people.

    Advice to Management

    Hire people with some integrity


  7. "Has Pros and Cons"

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    Former Employee - Server/Leader in Langley, BC
    Former Employee - Server/Leader in Langley, BC
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - great camaraderie
    - flexible hours
    - tips!!
    - learn a ton of valuable transferable skills

    Cons

    - inconsistent management - some managers I loved working for whereas others were not great (I faced quite a bit of harassment and those managers were promoted...)
    - leadership positions do not pay well unless you are a general manager

  8. "Enjoyable"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time

    Pros

    - great managers
    - clean environment
    - nice atmosphere

    Cons

    - little hours in foh
    - boh leaders never stick around

    Advice to Management

    Be more like kevin, we could all learn a thing or two from that man.


  9. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time

    Pros

    10% food discount outside of work?

    Cons

    Not really an inclusive group


  10. "Great food, Okay company culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time

    Pros

    It was a fun environment to work in especially as a young student!

    Cons

    There was a lack of upward movement for employees that were good at their job.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the employees who are excellent at their jobs and give them opportunities to succeed instead of keeping them in the same role.