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Sur La Table Overview

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Seattle, WA
1001 to 5000 employees
1972
Company - Private
Other Retail Stores
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Williams-Sonoma, Bed Bath & Beyond, Crate and Barrel

Working at Sur La Table

Sur La Table was founded in 1972 by Shirley Collins, a woman with a passion for food and a fondness for community, who once held the title of Seattle’s Culinary Queen. Originally from a small town in southern Texas, she moved to Seattle in the late 1950s and fell in ... Read more

Mission: Whether the job entails interacting with our customers on a daily basis or providing the vital behind-the-scenes support, we’re all here for the same reason – to inspire our customers on all points of their culinary journey.

Sur La Table Reviews

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    "Bittersweet Environment"

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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sur La Table part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Accommodating scheduling.
    Friendly coworkers
    Nice merchandise

    Cons

    Low pay, low respect.
    Poor communication - full circle
    Corporate apathy and aloofness.

    Advice to Management

    Have team meetings.
    Have suggestion box.
    Say thank you and show more respect.

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Sur La Table Photos

Sur La Table photo of: Cooking Class mise en place
Sur La Table photo of: Sur La Table employees give back. Providing a hot meal for the homeless with St. Vincent de Paul
Sur La Table photo of: Sur La Table employees give back. Providing a hot meal for the homeless with St. Vincent de Paul
Sur La Table photo of: Sur La Table employees give back. Providing a hot meal for the homeless with St. Vincent de Paul
Sur La Table photo of: Sur La Table employees give back. Providing a hot meal for the homeless with St. Vincent de Paul
Sur La Table photo of: Sur La Table employees give back. Providing a hot meal for the homeless with St. Vincent de Paul
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Sur La Table Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sur La Table in November 2017.

    Interview

    I first applied online, all I had to do was Fill the application through their website, then they called me on the phone, for a phome interview. Then you are asked for an in person interview.

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Sur La Table Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist -Cooking School of the Year, International Association of Culinary Professionals, 2013
  • Hire Power Award - Top In Industry(#6), Inc. Magazine, 2013
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