Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Reviews

Updated Aug 3, 2020

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3.3
49%
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Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen President & CEO Ian Baines  (no image)
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139 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working at Cheddar's is great for a college schedule, because you have a flexible schedule(in 45 reviews)

  • "I enjoy working at cheddars because I like the fast-paced environment and the flexible work schedule(in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours, not enough people scheduled(in 22 reviews)

  • "Side work is extensive and very time consuming(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Good environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Server 

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen part-time

    Pros

    Great people, scheduling very flexible

    Cons

    Not enough tables at times but still good

  2. "Good, but it's still food service"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server Trainer in Waco, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great MP, Friendly team, great food

    Cons

    IT's still food service, so there is the usual BS

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  3. "Nice place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Server 

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen full-time

    Pros

    Loved working here for the most part

    Cons

    Long shifts were tough which stunk

  4. "Decent kitchen job"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Rover in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    More real cooking than the average chain restaurant

    Cons

    Minimal time availability for breaks due to large amount of work

  5. "Welcome to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Hendersonville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Cheddar's Scratch kitchen has a very welcoming environment, everyone has a smile and greets you instantly apon arrival. A very family friendly restaurant

    Cons

    They are very busy, if you allow yourself to get to ahead of what you are used to you can be overwhelmed.

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  6. "Bad job"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Busser/Runner 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    None at all bad pay

    Cons

    Work like a slave Little pay Understaffed No breaks

  7. "Find another job"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They offer good pay most of the time

    Cons

    They really are not a scratch kitchen. They care nothing about you. You are just a number.

  8. "Great job if you have no life outside of work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - To Go Specialist in Valdosta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Great food -Great coworkers -The pay is good

    Cons

    -They base your schedule from the work that needs to be completed instead of your availability

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  9. "All in All a ok place to work"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Bloomington, IN

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Can easily move up in the company, great benefits for employees

    Cons

    only pay 2.13 hr, location isn't the best

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  10. "too stressful low pay"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - "Server" 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    management is nice to talk to

    Cons

    stressful environment and rude guests

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