Earls Kitchen + Bar Reviews

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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  1. "Good place for students"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Expeditor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, great food, fast learning, work hard and you will move up

    Cons

    Stressful, not a pleasant work environment, poor communication with management

  2. "Waited tables"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Server 

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time

    Pros

    Really fun place to work.

    Cons

    People can be difficult to please.


  3. "Overall good experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time

    Pros

    - Ability to advance in role - Make a lot of money in tips for part time

    Cons

    - Sometimes stressful environment - Dependant on type of management

  4. "Good for students, bad for people who need money"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Server 

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours, fun team, great atmosphere

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours if you get on management bad side, if you don't look or act like they want you won't get the hours

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fun atmosphere but very cliquey"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Earls Server 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of fun Relatively informal atmosphere Good people

    Cons

    Very cliquey Immature management Movement within the company based on favouritism Only had to pay you for a minimum of 2 hours Shallow atmosphere

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  6. "Just like any other chain"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Host/Hostess in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time

    Pros

    Good food (overpriced though for something 15 year old boys put together!)

    Cons

    Cliquey. Some people get so caught up working there they spend most of their time outside work hanging out there...weird.

  7. "Great company!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You make great friends and the company always welcome you with open arms if you want to go back!

    Cons

    It can be very click-ish

  8. "Server at Earls"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours and advancement opportunities.

    Cons

    Mostly immature staff and management. Lots of favoratism as most serving jobs, have to really be friends with managers to get ahead

  9. "Unorganized"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Earls Kitchen + Bar part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good tips Great company values Awesome training program

    Cons

    Unorganized Bad management Switched GMs 3 times within 3 month

  10. "Fun Work Environment"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server 

    I have been working at Earls Kitchen + Bar full-time

    Pros

    The leaders care about the well-being of their team.

    Cons

    This position requires long hours.

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