Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

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Good serving gig.

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Former Employee - Server  in  Wheeling, IL
Former Employee - Server in Wheeling, IL

Pros

Higher end customers, good work environment, great discounts (40% off wine) and chance to make good money. Side-work is easy compared to past jobs. Chance to make more money by selling wine clubs

Cons

It's a serving job so the traditional cons. Over the past year the place is becoming more corporate. Some managers are a little over the top, but for the most part very good hands on managers.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up with the fun and relaxed attitude the job is stressful enough without added pressures.

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Other reviews for Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

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    It's a great place to work if you have a good work ethic and are a team player.

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    Former Employee - Host  in  Naperville, IL
    Former Employee - Host in Naperville, IL

    Pros

    Flexable hours, nice atmosphere, good discount, supportive staff, competent management. Profoundly clean and well organized, values good employees, and serves GREAT food.

    Cons

    Not enough staff at times, and the management can have some unrealistic expectations of their staff during excessively busy times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It would be great if there was a way to create a more cohesive, unified attitude among all the employees within the restaurant.

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    Good money, management and corporate doesnt care about the worker.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Were always busy, the money is the only thing thats keeping me here. This used to be the best restaurant I've worked at, but recently it has turned for the worst.

    Cons

    The company as a whole is exploding, which sucks for servers they seem to care less and less about the worker and more about the bottom line. This company mission statement is all about creating community and caring for its empleyees buts thats not the case, they always have focus groups with the owner or the GM but it doesnt change anything. I never seen any restaurant that is so small have such a big corporate office. It seems like they have a new executive every few months and there all coming from let us entertain you and darden restaurants. When I first started I used to love coming into work, but now I cant wait to leave. In the next couple of years it will lose all of its exclusiveness and be more of a corporate chain like Olive Garden. If you work a double (12+hours) dont expect to have a break, or even sit down as its against the rules. Management is always changing, always pulling out rules outta there @$$ stating its in the handbook.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your greatest asset in the company are your servers, treat them with respect.

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