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Chiquito Reviews

Updated 29 Jan 2020

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3.0
32%
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Pros
  • "(in 6 reviews)

  • "You can make really good tips, which can sometimes double your wages(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lack of communication, long hours, rota not published until day before new week(in 6 reviews)

  • "The pay is minimum wage, obviously with tip possibilities but they are not guaranteed(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great Tips"

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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Pool, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chiquito part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Team Amazing Tips - which boost your hourly pay

    Cons

    If the restaurant is quiet you may be sent home Often Friday and Saturdays evening

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    Chiquito2019-10-20
  2. "employment"

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    Former Employee - Waitress in Nottingham, England

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    lots of opportunities to look after your own section of a restaurant, received good an thorough training

    Cons

    hours were inconsistent, not a lot of room for growth

    Chiquito2020-01-29
  3. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Front of House 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great training Tips Co workers Free meal on break

    Cons

    Short shifts Minimum wage Stressed chefs

    Chiquito2020-01-24
  4. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chiquito full-time

    Pros

    - Opportunity to meet some good people - Consistent Hours

    Cons

    - Long Hours - Clique-ey Management - Few opportunities to move up

    Chiquito2019-09-18
  5. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Bartender 

    I have been working at Chiquito part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work , fun environment

    Cons

    Long hours as there is a shortage of staff

    Chiquito2019-08-22
  6. "Normal chain restaurant working environment"

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    Former Employee - Bartender 

    I worked at Chiquito part-time

    Pros

    great atmosphere, easy to change shifts

    Cons

    management has to cut shifts down to work within budget but often left short-staffed

    Chiquito2019-08-02
  7. "Poor and aggressive management"

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    Former Employee - Bar Tender 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time

    Pros

    Fun and fairly fast paced

    Cons

    Over strict management. Constant management changes. People in charge have no idea what's going, no need for 5 managers per restaurant.

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    Chiquito2019-08-29
  8. "lovely place to work at"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good enviroment and nice staff

    Cons

    not always good hours available

    Chiquito2019-05-11
  9. "Good tips, questionable management and negligent head office"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time

    Pros

    good tips flexible working hours

    Cons

    management can be horrendous and authoritative of course each branch is different but generally the head office doesn't care about whether employees are mistreated or not

    Chiquito2019-04-26
  10. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Waitress in Northampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free meals if you are doing 6+ hours, half an hour or an hour breaks if doing long shift, flexible hours, discounts at major retailers

    Cons

    Rude management, lack of communication between staff, slow kitchen resulting in many complaints from customers

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    Chiquito2019-03-29

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