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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Reviews

Updated August 13, 2018
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  • "Expects too much from minimum wage employees with no encouragement" (in 25 reviews)

  • "Low pay, tedious work, slippery floors" (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "whats up"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    it is really good like for real

    Cons

    bad people work there like really


  2. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - FLORIDA in Brandon, FL
    Former Employee - FLORIDA in Brandon, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Fast paced job
    -Great co-workers and manager
    -Great smoothies

    Cons

    There are no cons on this job

  3. "Not highly rewarding or renumerative, but moderately enjoyable work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You are able to purchase all items half-price so long as you are employed here

    Cons

    Experience will vary dependent on management. Some bosses are sticklers, some are friendly


  4. "Too much work, not enough workers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time

    Pros

    Lovely atmosphere and good food

    Cons

    Understaffed and not well managed


  5. "Cashier"

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

    Pros

    Free smoothies Flexible Hours Simple Work

    Cons

    i dont have any really.


  6. "Food Service Job"

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    Former Employee - Food/Cashier in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Food/Cashier in Virginia Beach, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun Fast Paced Job

    Cons

    Hourly Job so not much room for raises


  7. "Shift Leader Review Tropical Smoothie"

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

    I have been working at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and great staff members.

    Cons

    Lots of work to do, especially in the summer.

    Advice to Management

    More training

  8. "Crew Member"

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

    I have been working at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - really awesome coworkers
    - healthy, laidback work atmosphere
    - always something to do
    - relatively easy
    - nice customers

    Cons

    - you do not get even half of the tips you make
    - minimum wage
    - only 20% off food/drink
    - might have to open/close by yourself (sketchy for young girls)
    - some sketchy management practices

    Advice to Management

    give your employees their tips! they work hard for their tips and when a customer tips them they intend for their money to go towards the people working, not mysteriously disappear....


  9. "Don't really care about their employees"

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

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun work, easy, room for growth

    Cons

    Failure to follow up with raises, poor pay,

    Advice to Management

    Actually pay your shift leads higher than your crew members, dont gossip about employees that mess up.


  10. "nice summer job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tropical Smoothie Cafe full-time

    Pros

    nice, fast paced, and always something to do to keep busy

    Cons

    drama, would get hectic rushes at times, and can be loud


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