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Love my job but hate it at the same time...

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Current Employee - Back-Up Cook
Current Employee - Back-Up Cook

I have been working at Cracker Barrel full-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

Friendly working environment, other employees are very nice.

Cons

Employees sometimes have trouble communicating while in the kitchen. As a back-up cook you have a lot to do the way it is and recently cracker barrel has selected back-up cooks to take on some of the duties of prep cooks which is going to make it more difficult to get every thing done. I don't find this to be fair. Back-up cooks usually don't get breaks because of the amount of things they have to do. You would be lucky to get a break as a back-up cook!

Advice to Management

I think upper management should ease up a little bit on back-up cooks. They have enough to do the way it is with the regular menu and promos, I don't think it's fair to be giving them the duties of prep cooks!!

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  1. Helpful (1)

    poor working enviroment

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    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Lancaster, PA
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Lancaster, PA

    I have been working at Cracker Barrel full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great pay and benifits for employees

    Cons

    no breaks and managers don't listen

    Advice to Management

    make sure managers know what they are doing


  2. It's not bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cracker Barrel

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

    Pros

    Offers flexible hours, paid training, incentive programs, room to move up, small bonuses, offers health insurance. Easy to train for other positions to get more hours, they have an open door policy. They try to make it a good place to work.

    Cons

    Micromanaged to a ridiculous amount even to the number of creases in your clothes and you need to take everything with a grain of salt. The health insurance isn't very good and its very corporate ran.


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