Chartwells Reviews

Updated June 24, 2015
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Pros
  • Flexible hours, it was located on campus, we got a free meal if we worked for longer than 5 hours (in 4 reviews)

  • Many employees have been working here for over 20 years, and others are part time college students (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management lets the union and union stewards run their lives at work (in 6 reviews)

  • Hot kitchen, very low pay with average (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Food Service Manager

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    Former Employee - Food Service Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Food Service Manager in Boston, MA

    I worked at Chartwells (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, food, Service, hospitality and students.

    Cons

    Long hours, standing, not long enough vacation, and more pay.

    Advice to Management

    They are great.


  2. food service worker

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chartwells

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    the pros of working at chartwells are they are great people to work with and have good work ethics and expect the same from everyone

    Cons

    the cons of working at chatwells are the work is a bit tiring and some times we are understaffed and have to cater to a large number of customers which can be exhausting for us as well as for the customers

    Advice to Management

    hiring more people is advisable and can study the time pattern of the customers and the rush hours and can schedule the staff accordingly


  3. Decent

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chartwells part-time

    Pros

    It is a active work enviornment

    Cons

    Work environment can be hectic


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  5. Great especially for a student

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Leader
    Current Employee - Shift Leader

    I have been working at Chartwells full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible hours, great for students

    Cons

    Some locations on campus are better than others


  6. Food service worker

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    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in Albany, NY

    I worked at Chartwells (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits and flexible schedule

    Cons

    a Lot of lifting cutting slicing

    Advice to Management

    communicate more


  7. Good company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chartwells part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I worked with Chartwells for two positions and so did my wife. We both moved up the ladder fairly quickly because they knew we were good workers. They work with you if you need days off.

    Cons

    Pay was okay. No paid time off.


  8. Overall good company to work

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    Former Employee - Catering Director/Student Manager in Colby, KS
    Former Employee - Catering Director/Student Manager in Colby, KS

    I worked at Chartwells part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    People, good culture, and learning platform

    Cons

    not much to mention, but may be money?


  9. It is a good company to work for. They work around your school which is great.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chartwells

    Pros

    Good people.
    Good environment
    Good food

    Cons

    Nothing really else left to say


  10. Overall Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chartwells

    Pros

    Nice to work. Great work enviroment

    Cons

    Hot Kitchen, Low raise in salary, Need more space for offices.


  11. Great experience!

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier/Barista in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Cashier/Barista in New York, NY

    I have been working at Chartwells full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits. Some flexibility, especially if you have seniority. Raises every year.

    Cons

    A lot of time off due to the academic year. However, unemployment may be collected.



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