Così
2.8 of 5 30 reviews
www.getcosi.com Deerfield, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good first job, better than Panera

Barista (Former Employee)
Bexley, OH

I worked at Così part-time for more than 3 years

ProsDay goes by fast
Managers respect busy schedules
The food is delicious and that 50% off is really nice

ConsFast-paced
Mistakes are not tolerated
Some of the customers that come in can be uptight and get angry really quickly when things don't go as perfectly as they are used to.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more up-front about company policy instead of expecting employees to just know it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It's a pay check

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Detroit, MI

I worked at Così full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: This is a fun and fast paced working environment. Each store has its own culture and working environment--positive for a great managed store; obviously terrible… Cons: Corporate. Senior management is very disconnected from the daily restaurant activities. The company has their "favorite" managers and anything goes with these managers. It is… Advice to Senior Management: The company strategy is broken and you should consider breaking down the Cosi, Inc. business strategy and align your strategy with your marketing objectives. Also,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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This was a decent part time job, I could see that it was draining on the full time employees though

Barista (Former Employee)
Columbus, OH

I worked at Così part-time for more than a year


Pros: Flexibility in scheduling, and relaxed atmosphere most of the time Cons: The management was occasionally unavailable No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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