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College Chefs Employee Reviews about "no summer"

Updated Aug 20, 2019

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College Chefs CEO Kevin Gadus
Kevin Gadus
93 Ratings
Pros
  • "I get to write my own menus and do my own ordering, all within a clearly stated budget(in 29 reviews)

  • "As a relatively young chef with about 10 years in restaurants this job is a breeze(in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Summers off, which is a great thing but chefs don't get paid during the summer since there's no one to cook for(in 6 reviews)

  • "No summer pay, but will assist in placing you if willing to travel(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "You Can't beat The Vacation time!"

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    Current Employee - Head Chef in Bloomington, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at College Chefs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I love working for this company, it has truely allowed me to be able to hone my passion and have a life. I love that I am my own real limiter and I can make my own decisions without being micromanaged. Small crew, Great hours, Great Pay, Gr Vacation time!

    Cons

    No summer placement, but they are upfront about this so it can be managed with proper finacial management.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working on communication, it is getting better than it was!

    College Chefs2019-03-15
  2. "Great company"

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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at College Chefs

    Pros

    Great schedule and opportunity for creativity. Lots of pto on the school breaks! Wonderful management team and great support!

    Cons

    No summer work so finding something for summers can be challenging. However the do help with job placement for those who can do the type of jobs they can get you

    College Chefs2017-07-05
  3. "Chef"

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    Chef in Tilton, IL
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at College Chefs for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, creativity, paid time off

    Cons

    No summer employment, micro managing,

    College Chefs2015-05-27
  4. "Great young company with a culture of fresh creative food that truly allows you to be a chef!"

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    Executive Chef 
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    I have been working at College Chefs

    Pros

    Freedom to be creative with the menus that you create. No micro managing if performing to company standards. Ample tools to be successful. Awesome schedules. Upper management seems to care about there chefs.

    Cons

    No summer pay, but will assist in placing you if willing to travel. Insurance could be better! Managing house boys!

    Advice to Management

    I'd gladly take my salary annually. A bonus structure if you are maintaining your budget.

    College Chefs2015-04-03
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