J D Wetherspoon Kitchen Manager Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.4
64%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
116 Ratings
  1. "Good for students"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Associate in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Time goes fast, easy to learn, free food on breaks, bonuses

    Cons

    hard to keep kitchen staff, people not turning up for work, lazy workers

    Continue reading
  2. "Wetherspoons Kitchen Associate"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Associate in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good money, flexible hours, good social environment

    Cons

    Very intense workloads occasionally, customers can be horrible, frequent burns


  3. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Kitchen Manager in Herne Bay, England

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible hours, good staff

    Cons

    Can’t think of any Actually

  4. "good fun"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Associate in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    paid weekly, very supportive staff

    Cons

    not regular shifts, stressful environment

  5. "Good first job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Team Leader 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Competitive pay compared to other chain pubs.

    Cons

    Long hours and can be stressful. No work/life balance if you’re doing full time hours.

    Continue reading
  6. "spoons"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Associate in Newcastle, England

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours with good pay

    Cons

    can have very unsociable hours in the morning or night

  7. "Okay, good community, bad pay and hours"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff 
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good community work spirits Cheaper food

    Cons

    Pay Hours with long days and nights No finish time if on a late shift

  8. "job"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Kitchen 

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    free food during working time

    Cons

    very late hours, bad routine

  9. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff in Weston-super-Mare, England

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good for uni or college students as the hours are flexible

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

  10. "Good depending on pub"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Kitchen Assistant in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, decent pay and easy job working in the kitchen.

    Cons

    Long shifts when it's busy.

Found 275 reviews