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J D Wetherspoon Kitchen Staff Reviews

Updated 7 Sep 2020

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2.9
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
19 Ratings
  1. "Okay, good community, bad pay and hours"

    3.0
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    • 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

  2. "Good first job"

    4.0
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    • 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.

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  3. "Good good"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Kitchen Team Leader in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    make good mates innit all time

    Cons

    long hours innit for bad job

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  4. "Good"

    4.0
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    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

  5. "Great colleagues."

    3.0
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues who made a fun working environment.

    Cons

    Stressful at busy times, often understaffed.

  6. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Good pay and good work environment

    Cons

    Not really any cons I can think of

  7. "Not worth stressing over"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Kitchen Staff in Cardiff, Wales
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Long hrs Weekly pay Banter Can drink after your shift

    Cons

    Long hrs Mistreated Condescending Lazy managers sit in the office No communication

  8. "Great for students"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Kitchen Staff in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very considering of the students who work for the company; allow university students to transfer between pubs when in term-time/holidays. Also flexible with hours/days available to work.

    Cons

    Can become quite stressful and busy at times, both on bar and in kitchen.

  9. "Would recommend to anyone looking for extra cash"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Bar/Kitchen Staff in Royal Leamington Spa, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very easy going environment. Decent pay for the work. Discount on the menu. Can increase pay and move up if interested in training and qualifications.

    Cons

    Can not think of any

  10. "good job while at uni"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility of hours free food over 6 hours and 50% on shift discount and 20% off shift

    Cons

    not a job for life pays ok but just ok

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