I have been working at Alonti Catering part-time
The day goes by very fast, get there at 6:00am do a little bit of prep leave at 6:30am do a couple of deliveries, get back at around 8:30am do some more prep work or dishes, then leave again at about 10:00-10:30 do 2 or 3 deliveries, arrive back between 12:00-12:30pm do some dishes and some cleaning and your day is done. Tips are great, especially when there are only a few drivers, as the tips are pooled and paid every two weeks with your check.
Must use your own car and your own gas. Tips are pooled. If someone does 6 deliveries in one day and someone else only does 1 delivery that day they still get the same amount. Sometimes the customers tip and other times they dont tip at all. (Customers usually have accounts) A lot of driving and wear and tear on your vehicle.
Advice to Management
Get a company vehicle, or give more of an allowance for gas.
I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Alonti Catering (Santa Ana, CA) in May 2015.
I applied online after seeing an ad on Craigslist, I sent in my resume and my California Food Handler's Certificate. I received an email the next day asking me to call and to set up an interview. I interviewed the next day. I met with the manager in the kitchen, he asked basic questions about my experience in restaurants, he asked if i was able to lift 30-40 pounds and was able to walk up and down stairs and if I had a car, a valid license and insurance.
There was no negotiation phase, he asked me some questions I answered them, then he asked "Is this is something I'd like to do?" I said," yes", he said "Great, then I'll get you started with the paperwork." When I was hired I thought the delivery driver position paid $11/hour plus tips. When I got my check I was getting $10/hour. I did mention it to my manager, i got no response. ???? I was however hired by a manager that is no longer with the company.
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