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Canteen Reviews

Updated December 10, 2018
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  • "Canteen is made up of a bunch of great people at all levels" (in 11 reviews)

  • "A great company that is engaged" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canteen part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    all the snacks you can eat
    fun job
    co workers are great
    pay is good

    Cons

    Sometimes hours are up in the air

    Canteen Response

    Nov 28, 2018 – VP HR

    So glad to hear you are enjoy working with us. And I think we are fun so keep up that spirit!


  2. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Unit Manager in Lake Norman of Catawba, NC
    Current Employee - Unit Manager in Lake Norman of Catawba, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canteen full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hours of operation, fellow workers, customers

    Cons

    Pop up caterings with no extra help, you have to train yourself

    Advice to Management

    none - they don't listen, either that ot they listen but don't act.

    Canteen Response

    Dec 3, 2018 – VP HR

    Thank you for taking time to provide your feedback and for being with us for 3 years. I agree we do have great associates and wonderful customers. However, sorry to hear about your experience with... More

  3. "General Manager"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Watkinsville, GA
    Current Employee - General Manager in Watkinsville, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Canteen full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly and fair wage.

    Cons

    Not a great location for some.

    Advice to Management

    Room for advancement

    Canteen Response

    Nov 20, 2018 – VP HR

    Thank you for your dedication to Canteen! Always excited to see tenure such as yours with Canteen. We are very fortunate to have associates who began as route drivers and moved all the way through... More


  4. "Company review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canteen full-time

    Pros

    The pay is quite good

    Cons

    They play the favoritism game

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone equal


  5. "Great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Kind and friendly management.

    Cons

    Communication tends to be lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

    Canteen Response

    Oct 15, 2018 – VP HR

    Thank you for your feedback. I agree that we have a strong management team that is easily accessible to our associates at all levels. We continue to work on our communication across Canteen through... More


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Had a better experience during a root canal."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The only pro is a paycheck

    Cons

    Everything, they do not keep their word, lying is their sales pitch. Stay AWAY from this company.

    Advice to Management

    Short tempered and micro management. Poor trainers.

    Canteen Response

    Oct 22, 2018 – VP HR

    Thank you for your feedback. We hold ourselves to a high standard and remain committed to treating our associates and customers with fairness, honesty and respect. If you would like to share your... More


  7. "Routine work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canteen full-time

    Pros

    I think it’s good for everything except for the salaries.

    Cons

    Most of the money goes to the salaried employee they don’t pay enough for hourly employees even the hourly ones do most of the work.

    Canteen Response

    Oct 15, 2018 – VP HR

    Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We do have an incentive program specifically for hourly employees for units that hit their monthly goals/targets. It is a way to earn more... More

  8. "Awful"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Free coffee and access to cheap snacks.

    Cons

    Work life balance non existent. Management by fear and intimidation. Ridiculed by senior management in public.

    Canteen Response

    Nov 9, 2018 – VP HR

    I am sorry you are not having the experience we expect and strive for all of our associates at Canteen. Free coffee is great however we want all of our associates to have an even greater experience... More


  9. "management"

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    Current Employee - CSM in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - CSM in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good people with ok pay

    Cons

    you will be asked to work long hours


  10. "Challenging work"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse/Route Driver in Hayward, CA
    Former Employee - Warehouse/Route Driver in Hayward, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canteen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Start early 3am - 4am, no weekends!

    Cons

    Not enough employees that are actually willing to work hard..

    Advice to Management

    Solid management, and supervisors