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Jack Astor's Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2019

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Found 182 reviews

3.5
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72%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Peter Fowler
14 Ratings
Pros
  • "if you have a good section you can make good money(in 10 reviews)

  • "great staff, good tips, fast paced work environment(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours and late nights closing the kitchen(in 22 reviews)

  • "Late hours and lack of clear communication(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Enivronment"

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      Former Employee - Server/Waitress 

      I worked at Jack Astor's part-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Fun environment to work in

      Cons

      Seniority not taken into account

      Jack Astor's2019-03-13
    • "Managers with attitudes"

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      Former Employee - Server in Toronto, ON
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Jack Astor's part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      - Good tips - Fun atmosphere

      Cons

      - Managers were rude, had a lot of attitude and picked favourites. Favourites were given better shifts. - Long hours, no break

      Jack Astor's2019-07-18
    • "Great if you get along with co workers"

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        Former Employee - Hostess 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Jack Astor's part-time for less than a year

        Pros

        the people there are amazing,

        Cons

        overworked, stressed, and feel like management does not support you

        Jack Astor's2019-07-12
      • "Jack Astors Review"

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        Current Employee - Server in Ottawa, ON
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Jack Astor's part-time for less than a year

        Pros

        Great People and good food

        Cons

        Management isn't great Money/hours aren't great

        Advice to Management

        Hire less people and be loyal to the people who are good at their jobs

        Jack Astor's2019-06-24
      • "Management"

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        Current Employee - Cook in London, ON
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Jack Astor's full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Cooperative organisation Teamwork A place from where person can learn management skills

        Cons

        The only cons this job is not relevant to my studies

        Jack Astor's2019-06-18
      • "Fun Part Time Job"

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        Current Employee - Server in London, ON
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Jack Astor's part-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        I work here part time during school and as a patio server in the summer, the tips are great and its a fun environment

        Cons

        Split shifts and long hours

        Jack Astor's2019-05-31
      • "Fine temp job for students"

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          Former Employee - Hostess 
          Neutral Outlook
          No opinion of CEO

          I worked at Jack Astor's part-time for less than a year

          Pros

          I was able to set my availability to work most in the evenings and weekends

          Cons

          The staff was quite young overall which lead to petty/immature squabbles.

          Jack Astor's2019-06-14
        • "Review"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Jack Astor's part-time

            Pros

            Good staff at this job

            Cons

            Hours are cut short depending

            Jack Astor's2019-05-08
          • "Decent gig"

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            Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
            Recommends
            Neutral Outlook
            No opinion of CEO

            I worked at Jack Astor's part-time

            Pros

            - Learn some kitchen stuff. - Fairly flexible in time off.

            Cons

            - It's a kitchen. It's dirty, and it's hot.

            Jack Astor's2019-04-29
          • "Server"

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            Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I have been working at Jack Astor's part-time

            Pros

            Great management support and understanding

            Cons

            Fast paced environment, not always reliable hours

            Jack Astor's2019-04-25
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