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Bella Italia Reviews

Updated 20 February 2019
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Pros
  • "Free food on shift (limited), most of the team were nice to work with and we have kept in touch" (in 3 reviews)

  • "Free food on shift, company bonuses, frequent travel" (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, high expectations, zero work-life balance" (in 8 reviews)

  • "the course was good there are no cons for me" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Senior General Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior General Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior General Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People understanding from top to
    Bottom

    Cons

    I can’t see any for now

    Advice to Management

    They are doing great


  2. "The best place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time

    Pros

    The staff has been always highly motivated, many incentives, very challenging, more opportunities to step up for the next levels, good training and coaching, always happy to help by the higher management.

    Cons

    We always have difficult customers its the only downside but it is not only in Bella Italia, everywhere the same but the managers at Bella Italia always help to solve the problems and make customers and staff happy, I have so far never had a down situation in the company.

  3. "General Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Plymouth, England
    Current Employee - General Manager in Plymouth, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company promotes a people culture. There are some fab perks to the job and great bonus scheme. The whole company are very supportive and if there are failings anywhere, the support network is there to support with training etc.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work life balance can be hard. But generally no real cons.

    Advice to Management

    Be prepared to work hard but the results will show through and the rewards and amazing.

    Bella Italia Response

    20 Feb 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We always try to provide the best support for our people and make sure that they can grow within the company by completing... More


  4. "Challenging and always growing company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time

    Pros

    Teamwork, management team support, salary, schedule bonuses

    Cons

    Fast paced ,sometimes stresfull and due to this people might change the job pretty often

    Bella Italia Response

    8 Feb 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you for taking the time to leave review for us. It's great to hear that the management is supportive and you are satisfied with our bonus scheme. Working in a restaurant can be stressful... More


  5. "Bella - lisimo"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Oxford, England
    Current Employee - General Manager in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly, fun, good senior management, like a family, good career path, supportive, good rewards and bonus scheme.

    Cons

    None really to be honest.

    Advice to Management

    Be respectful to team, be like a family, reward and the results will come.

    Bella Italia Response

    8 Feb 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you for taking the time to leave review for us. It's great to hear that you have friendly management and you like our reward system. Your feedback means a lot for us and we are happily... More


  6. "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bella Italia full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free meal, coffee, drinks at work

    Cons

    Too much pressure to reduce cost as my restaurants sales were very low

    Advice to Management

    I believe you are doing your best

    Bella Italia Response

    11 Feb 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you taking the time to review us! It is important to us to get your feedback so we can improve. We're so glad to hear you believe in us doing our best at Bella! Unfortunately hospitality... More


  7. "Great Employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager
    Current Employee - General Manager

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Achievable bonuses, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Hard work, but worth it.

    Bella Italia Response

    24 Jan 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you for taking the time to leave review for us. It's great to hear that you are enjoying working for Bella Italia. Our people's work-life balance is important for us, we are one big... More

  8. "Supervisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Stratford-upon-Avon, England
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Stratford-upon-Avon, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Really good stepping up and emerging leader courses, always room for progression with so much support.

    Cons

    During busy times long hours

    Bella Italia Response

    8 Feb 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you for taking the time to leave review for us. It's great to hear that you are enjoying working and getting training at Bella Italia. We're sorry to hear about the long hours, but... More


  9. "Amazing company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Hatfield, East of England, England
    Current Employee - General Manager in Hatfield, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good company to work for that offers great work benefits and support for all managers and guidance. Always helpful and willing to push and train you

    Cons

    No cons on Bella Italia

    Bella Italia Response

    14 Jan 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you for taking the time to leave review for us. Bella is working hard on training and supporting all of the employees. We know that one of the most important keys to success is having... More


  10. "Bella Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bella Italia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A family working environment, first class training, rewarding pay and bonus schemes. Great food and excellent opportunities to grow in your career.

    Cons

    No cons really. Just a very fast pace to always keep ahead of competitors.

    Advice to Management

    Keep going, let's make Bella Italia the best.

    Bella Italia Response

    10 Jan 2019 – People Team Administrator

    Ciao! Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. Keeping ahead of competitors is always hard, but we can do it! Together as a team, family! We love this enthusiasm and highly... More