Chiquito Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2021

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3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
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Chiquito CEO Andy Hornby (no image)
Andy Hornby
13 Ratings
Pros
  • "hours, half an hour or an hour breaks if doing long shift, flexible hours, discounts at major retailers(in 8 reviews)

  • "Good tips and there are some lovely staff there(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and sometimes stressfull shifts(in 7 reviews)

  • "The pay is minimum wage, obviously with tip possibilities but they are not guaranteed(in 7 reviews)

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  1. COVID-19

    "Great"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Loved it so much it was great

    Cons

    The pandemic and the restaurant closed

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  2. "If you have a good team/boss you'll be fine"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Bartender in Manchester, England

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The ordering system using the Iphones is pretty cool and efficient

    Cons

    The menu isn't great and customers like to give you stress about it


  3. "Terrible"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - General Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    None, absolutely nothing good to say about this company

    Cons

    Everything, literally worst position I have ever held

  4. "Good atmosphere, friendly team and good hours for part time work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Hostess in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Above national minimum wage pay Free staff food Flexible hours

    Cons

    Free staff food was a bit limited Can be extremely busy or very quiet with no in between

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  5. COVID-19

    "good job"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Waitress in Chester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chiquito part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    tips are decent, flexible hours for a student

    Cons

    minimum wage covid cuts - full timers are doing 20 hour weeks

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  6. "Solid part time job"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Bartender 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good hours, alright pay, good coworkers

    Cons

    sometimes quiet shifts, can get quite busy during the festival periods

  7. "Flexibility"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Server 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito part-time

    Pros

    Flexibility was the main pro

    Cons

    Late nights were a bit hard to get home especially from outer locations

  8. "Salary"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Manager in Feltham, England

    I worked at Chiquito full-time

    Pros

    free food, holidays, discounts, staff vouchers

    Cons

    work life balance, less pay

  9. "Chiquitos"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Chef in Hounslow, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff was easy to learn the menu management was friendly

    Cons

    If the venue was quiet you was either sent home or standing around after finishing usual cleaning duties

  10. "A mess, but an enjoyable mess"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - General Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chiquito full-time

    Pros

    Freedom to run the restaurant as you want it to be, within the company framework. A good support network and a solid training scheme for new managers. Decent pay structure

    Cons

    Poorly organised head office who wasted huge amounts of time and money getting basic things wrong, like menus and promotions

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