REVOLUTION FOODS

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REVOLUTION FOODS Reviews

Updated September 23, 2014
Updated September 23, 2014
19 Reviews
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  1.  

    Start up with an amazing mission that works really hard to accomplish

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at REVOLUTION FOODS full-time

    Pros

    Great staff that our mission driven who go above and beyond for their customers
    A chance to serve students who have little to no access to fresh healthy meals
    Customer service focused
    Opportunity to cross train in other departments
    Stock Options for full time employees
    Fast growing company

    Cons

    Start up so there is a lot of learning as we go which means long hours and trial by error.
    Rapidly growing company so there is a lot of pressure to make things happen with little time. Shoe string budget so working with the basics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Really live the values each and every day that means using them in daily conversation, hold everyone accountable for knowing them and make it a part of everyday life.

  2.  

    Very Good Experience didnt have any problems

    Former Employee - Dishwasher Server in Commerce City, CO
    Former Employee - Dishwasher Server in Commerce City, CO

    I worked at REVOLUTION FOODS full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible with schedule and family oriented.

    Cons

    Not always enough hours but other than that no problems

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Production Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at REVOLUTION FOODS as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Mission! Health Benefits, employees people of the community.

    Cons

    Core Values not followed at all levels of management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get more structure in place to better reward out standing employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
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  5.  

    Overworked and underpaid

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    Current Employee - Assembly in Oakland, CA
    Current Employee - Assembly in Oakland, CA

    I have been working at REVOLUTION FOODS part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good mission statement made by people with high regarded degrees and often related to each other. Free meals are certainly a plus.

    Cons

    No one really lives the mission. Those in operations are like most people state- "overworked and underpaid" I have been with the company for 5 years and have seen it grow from a small operations to a large machine. Although the executive team receives large bonuses for our work we do no see any financial benefits of our work. The conditions have been so bad in operations that most workers have threatened to go union. It was then that they only decided to give us a raise. The VP of Operation has even referred to us as "replaceable minimum wage workers." ....OUCH!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A little humility from senior management goes a long way.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6.  

    Able to gain good work experience but it was stressful and not fairly paid

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at REVOLUTION FOODS full-time

    Pros

    You can get great work experience. It was still growing, so there was always a new skill you can learn. Environment was casual, everyone hired was generally hard-working and had open-door policy. Management was open to using your ideas in helping the company.

    Cons

    Depending on the position, the salary may be very under market rate especially for non-management positions. The nature of the business can become a stressful environment. it is a food service business with extreme deadlines

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    being able to pick up new responsibilities and skills were great, but if you are not going to compensate them for it, you cant expect them to be happy about it in the long run

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Growing company with a great mission that challenges talent top talent every week.

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    Current Employee - Department Manager
    Current Employee - Department Manager

    I have been working at REVOLUTION FOODS full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fantastic mission - access to healthy food for the unhealthiest generation is greatly needed.
    Challenging business - school lunch is much more complicated than anyone would believe - the company has to constantly pivot and innovate which provides opportunity for forward thinking team members to shine.
    Advancement opportunities - the company is growing which allows for talented team members to grow their career.
    Great work/life balance. Saturdays are pretty much a never-ever for work, which is great.

    Cons

    Constant change - growing companies change game plans on a frequent basis / the mission and founding principles remain, but how we get there changes often. Only listed as a con because many people are afraid of change.
    Communication can sometimes be late to the field.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Over-employment in the office team leads to frustration in the operations centers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Fast growth company with a social mission

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at REVOLUTION FOODS full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Strong team - fantastic to work with such leadership and colleagues. Commitment to the mission of serving kids. Opportunity to get your hands dirty and hard direct impact/results. Great chance to work across the education spectrum from rural charter schools to after school programs to large urban school districts.

    Cons

    Constantly growing and changes with multiple reorganizations while we try to get it right. Disconnect between central home office and market teams. Too rigid for a small company. Limited investment into support structures - rely too much on individuals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Great company doing great work

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    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern

    I worked at REVOLUTION FOODS as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The programs are really innovative and interesting. If this is work you care about you will enjoy the mission.

    Cons

    Still in the start up phase so things can be shaky at times, as systems are not necessarily up and running.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on creating best practices and systems across sites.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Excellent company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at REVOLUTION FOODS full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The culture at Revolution Foods is amazing. Everyone is treated equally, valued, respected and trusted. Very rare these days.
    The company offers great work-life balance and is very supportive of all employees and their passions outside of the office.

    Cons

    Some of the benefits could be better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It would be nice to have matching for 401k and more choices for healthcare plans

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Worked long hours,little pay, food was ok. Lots of beans lots of rice.

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    Former Employee - Chef in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Chef in Oakland, CA

    I worked at REVOLUTION FOODS full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great mission, in the wrong hands.

    Cons

    very little support in the HR feild

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put a HR manager in each facility.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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