Compare wagamama vs Sugar Factory BETA

See how working at wagamama vs. Sugar Factory compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at wagamama vs. Sugar Factory. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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wagamama

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Sugar Factory

Employee Ratings

  • wagamama scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 326 reviews)
wagamama employees rated their Overall Rating 1.4 higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 57 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
wagamama employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.3 higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
wagamama employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
wagamama employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
wagamama employees rated their Senior Management 1.7 higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
wagamama employees rated their Culture & Values 1.5 higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
wagamama Ceo Emma Woods
92%
92%Emma Woods
wagamama employees rated their CEO Approval 54% higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sugar Factory Ceo Charissa Davidovici
38%
38%Charissa Davidovici
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
wagamama employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 43% higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
42%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
wagamama employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 49% higher than Sugar Factory employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
23%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at wagamama.
  • "Flexible scheduling" was the most mentioned Pro at Sugar Factory.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at wagamama.
  • "Play favorites" was the most mentioned Con at Sugar Factory.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 68 reviews)
"Good tips"(in 28 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible scheduling"(in 4 reviews)
"Good money"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 49 reviews)
"Split shifts"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
"Play favorites"(in 3 reviews)
"2 3"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - People Team

I have been working at wagamama full-time for less than a year

Pros

from the minute i joined wagamama i felt so welcome and part of the family and did just fall in love the company. working here is like no where i have ever worked before, from the amazing food,... restaurants and most importantly people. wagamama have such a clear purpose and vision that it makes it so easy to know what you are all striving to achieve and how you are going to get there. i love that you are challenged to be the best version of you, given stretch in your role but also that there is such genuine care for your personal life and well being too.

Cons

if you struggle with a fast paced environment then wagamama may not be for you

Former Employee - Production Manager

I worked at Sugar Factory full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

It is a very rewarding job because we can influence people in a good way while at the same time boosting profit for the company.

Cons

The worst thing is that even doing everything for the greater good we can not please everyone.

Advice to Management

I can ensure significant improvements, many ideas to achieve them, reduction of costs and a clear increase in profit without ever putting into question the quality

Job Postings

Both wagamama and Sugar Factory have 4 of recently posted open jobs.