Citarella Reviews

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Joseph Guerra
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    English speking people might not fit in in Citarella

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    Current Employee - Cashier in East Hampton, NY
    Current Employee - Cashier in East Hampton, NY

    I have been working at Citarella

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    Easy work and they give you good hours.


    People talk to you in Spanish even if you speak none.
    Employees aren't treated with respect.
    I just started, and I have to ask for days off 2 weeks in advance minimum.
    They won't let you go home if it's an emergency.
    The lunch break is 1 hour, which you don't get paid for, and you have no say in when you want it.
    Might not have the ability to eat for hours.

    Advice to Management

    When interviewing employees, make sure the employee gets to meet the manager at least some time after the interview.
    Hire more English speaking people.
    Be more respectful to the employees and their personal lives.
    Make sure the employees are fine with their schedule.

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1980
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Citarella caters to an urban clientele that possesses discerning taste buds. The company operates about half a dozen gourmet supermarkets in New York City and its satellite, the Hamptons. The upscale chain also offers catering and online ordering and home delivery to select ZIP codes. The company's highly-esteemed Manhattan restaurant (renamed Josephs in 2004 -- formerly Citarella -- after the company's owner Joseph "Joe" Gurrera) has shut down. Citarella got its start as a seafood market in 1912 and was bought by Gurrera in 1983.

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