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EAT Reviews

Updated 19 Aug 2019

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Found 151 reviews

3.4
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59%
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80%
Approve of CEO
Andrew Walker
17 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice people, free food, good management(in 21 reviews)

  • "Free lunch and coffee, possibility to be promoted(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "They expect very high standards and work even on minimum wage(in 16 reviews)

  • "Marketing is poorly communicated from head office to team members(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at EAT

    Pros

    I’ve worked with a great team and supporting manager

    Cons

    Sometimes the customers are a bit challenging

    EAT2019-07-20
  2. "I worked at Eat. from 2016 till 2018 and then three months in 2019."

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    Former Employee - Barista 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at EAT full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    fast-paced customer-oriented good benefits- paid holidays, paid lunch, discount

    Cons

    I don't think that there is some kind of uniqueness in the business

    EAT2019-08-19
  3. "Not Good"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good flexibility, Good uniform and work rate

    Cons

    Bad management, Bad members of staff

    EAT2019-08-17
  4. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Lead Barista in Cambridge, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EAT full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good team, quick progress, nice food, and makes you proud that you work for them, flexible hours

    Cons

    That really do like the shops to be spotless

    Advice to Management

    More nights out with the team

    EAT2019-07-15
  5. "Excellent company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Ops Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EAT full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People. Opportunities. Culture. Senior management team.

    Cons

    There are no cons to working for Eat.

    Advice to Management

    Could do with improving communication from central to stores.

    EAT2019-07-11
  6. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Goods Receiver 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice staff, good food, free wifi

    Cons

    bad management, working conditions are not good

    EAT2019-07-16
  7. "Not bad/ Not great"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with people all over the world

    Cons

    Very very low pay. Not appreciated

    Advice to Management

    If they receive more money you wouldn't lose so much staff on a weekly/monthly basis.

    EAT2019-06-19
  8. "Fun company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    6 pounds a day to spend as food allowance+ 2 pounds if you work 6 to 8 a.m. Easy job even though a little demanding sometimes Mistery shopper bonus valuable courses and training for employees

    Cons

    Minimum wage for new starters Sometimes you can feel like a machine because you have to ask the same questions to every customer Unpaid Half hour break

    Advice to Management

    Keep on going this way

    EAT2019-04-12
  9. "Good company to get experience"

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    Current Employee - Hot Chef in Heathrow, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food and coffee

    Cons

    Managers need to be trained again to be competent

    EAT2019-04-17
  10. "Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Heathrow, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Friendly staff Free hot drinks There is an app to help practise using the tills

    Cons

    Early start Long Hour Training was basic, you have to figure out the role as you go

    EAT2019-04-01
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