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JOEY Restaurants Reviews

Updated 17 Oct 2019

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3.3
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67%
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87%
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121 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great company with some really great people(in 21 reviews)

  • "Potential to make good money (if you’re willing to work long hours and tipout half of what you made)(in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and can get very intense(in 21 reviews)

  • "Dress code can be difficult for women - working long hours in heels is very painful(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Local Jasper Ave bartending is a wonderful experience"

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    Current Employee - Bartender in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at JOEY Restaurants part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great staff and management

    Cons

    Can be overwhelming weekend nights

    JOEY Restaurants2019-09-09
  2. "Good training and lots of coaching"

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    Current Employee - Server 

    I have been working at JOEY Restaurants full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good training from management fun environment

    Cons

    low earning capacity in beginning sometimes understaffed

    JOEY Restaurants2019-10-17
  3. "server"

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    Current Employee - Server 

    I have been working at JOEY Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Good tips, really good management

    Cons

    Competitive, need to do lots of training

    JOEY Restaurants2019-10-06
  4. "Fun people to work with but upper management runs the place poorly"

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    Former Employee - Server 

    I worked at JOEY Restaurants full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fun, great way to meet people, consistently busy

    Cons

    No organization, hard to find managers when you need them, scheduled outside of availability

    Advice to Management

    Put employee needs at a higher priority level than socializing

    JOEY Restaurants2019-10-10
  5. "Line Cook"

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    Former Employee - Line Cook 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at JOEY Restaurants full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A very fun working environment.

    Cons

    Long hours and can get very intense.

    JOEY Restaurants2019-09-19
  6. "Joey restaurant hostess"

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    Former Employee - Hostess in Toronto, ON

    I worked at JOEY Restaurants part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Downtown location - easy access to TTC Good management Good food

    Cons

    Tips are horrible - no tipout, hostesses get $1 extra for every hour they work on top of the minimum wage hourly salary (RIDICULOUS) Catty coworkers

    Advice to Management

    Give hostesses more money!!!!!

    JOEY Restaurants2019-10-03
  7. "Be prepared to hustle"

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    Former Employee - Server in Etobicoke, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JOEY Restaurants full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great management support. Large staff. Excellent reliable kitchen- food always out hot and fast. Beautiful decor. Management allows you to go above and beyond for guests- free meals.. wine and beer tasters, champagne! Competitions during shift keeps things fun and entertaining- free bottles of wine as prizes. Top 20 outings and Weekly staff acknowledgement Always busy Great training

    Cons

    Meticulous attention to detail when it comes to side duties, maintenance and cleaning. Keeps restaurant looking new and fresh Late closes Favouritism hard to break into top 20

    JOEY Restaurants2019-09-23
  8. "Tipout is too high"

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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter 

    I have been working at JOEY Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    always busy, corporate, movement in the company,

    Cons

    side duties, micromanagement, favouritism, no breaks

    JOEY Restaurants2019-09-06
  9. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Server in Sherwood Park, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at JOEY Restaurants full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of room for movement Great management They care about you

    Cons

    Need to work busy weekends instead of being off

    JOEY Restaurants2019-08-22
  10. "great environment - hard labor"

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    Current Employee - Server in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at JOEY Restaurants part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great friendly people, always busy, small tip out

    Cons

    small bills, lots of work, not much support employees, late close

    JOEY Restaurants2019-08-18
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