Carluccio's Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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3.5
65%
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57%
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33 Ratings
Pros
  • "good tips Fridays through Sunday(in 10 reviews)

  • "Work with a great team of people with a "Can Do Attitude"(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, short breaks, poor staff(in 22 reviews)

  • "Waiting staff only just started getting paid minimum wage, before that they were paid under it as management said tips made up for it(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "A Solid Job"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Waiter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Carluccio's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good tips Fridays through Sunday

    Cons

    Not that many benefits working here

  2. "Good restaurant chain concept but poor management"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Alexandria, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carluccio's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Often a fun environment with a lot going on in a nice setting

    Cons

    Management didn't keep much organized- from supplies to sanitation

  3. "Crazy boss and slow dining room"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carluccio's full-time

    Pros

    Minimal training and more freedom than working in a corporate restaurant

    Cons

    You got screamed at by the owner and he also argues with customers causing her not to come back and eat there which affects tip

  4. "Good place to start."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at Carluccio's

    Pros

    Nice friendly work environment, good food to eat and usually busy.

    Cons

    Long hours, no real chance of advancement.

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  5. "Hard work for little reward"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Barista/Waiter 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carluccio's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good sense of comradery with your colleagues as you're all suffering the same fate.

    Cons

    As is typical in hospitality, long hours and low pay. It's fun work though, and it's pretty easy to move up.

  6. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Waitress in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carluccio's full-time

    Pros

    Salary, Tips, People, Good Food

    Cons

    Busy, Stressful, Has to manage many tables at a time

  7. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head Chef in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carluccio's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Profesional place to work for

    Cons

    None cons for the company

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  8. "Well... it happened"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student in Manchester, England
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carluccio's part-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers Well managed on the restaurant level Discounts

    Cons

    Bad management from the headquarters

  9. "Fantastic"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head Chef in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Carluccio's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work, fantastic food!!!

    Cons

    Still a great place to work.

  10. "Bad experience"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Barnet, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Carluccio's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good summer job for students

    Cons

    Poor pay Long hours Shared changing rooms Made us eat our lunch on the floor or changing rooms

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