Blue Plate Catering
3.0 of 5 5 reviews Chicago, IL 150 to 499 Employees

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Not a place to stay long time

Waiter (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

ProsYou will find nice coworkers willing you to teach you and help you out the way the company does things.
They do have flexible hours, and they do not penalize you if you don't accept a shift.
Very well organized event supervisors

ConsNo place to grow in the company, there is no mechanism or internal opportunities to fill for opening positions as sales person or event producer.
Pretty much the have dead end positions.
If you have work under other systems that have work even better and you want to proposed something, never it is heard. Not a good place to bring new ideas
No bonuses
They just give you 4 hours shifts week in advance not biweekly or month in advance like other places. Not enough hours.
They never answer the phone.
Most of the time they wont give you a break, bring your own lunch to eat after work
In the rare occasion they give you a break, they prefer to toss the leftover food to the garbage instead to give it to the employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate a carrer within the company, Care for the reliable employees.
If you already sold the food, is cooked and uneaten why not to feed the waiters, a little perk that goes the long run.

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    Server (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Blue Plate Catering

    Pros: Flexible work schedule Ability to make a fair amount of money in tips Good social atmosphere Ability to… Cons: Poor management Company going south Bad management decisions Doesn't care about employee satisfaction Doesn't seem… Advice to Senior Management: The upper management need to worry about rewarding competent middle management instead of losing them… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More


    Informative and enjoyed the work and staff.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Blue Plate Catering

    Pros: Amazing catering company. Would recommend their services to friends and family. Most of… Cons: Management allows others to dictate the staff in which they are responsible for and with that… More
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