Working as a Chef

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Chef Ratings

16K Chef reviews for 9K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.3 ★
Career Opportunity
3.4 ★
Number of Jobs on Glassdoor

978 Chef Jobs

Chef Reviews

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Augustine Wine BarAugustine Wine Bar
26 Jul 2023

“workers and customers were very nice and enjoyable”

Farncombe EstateFarncombe Estate
Breakfast Chef
16 Jun 2023

“Good exec chef that was always happy to help and train”

13 Nov 2023

“not enough money to make me happy”

Frank's Bar
24 Oct 2021

“I love to serve people and I like to see happy customers!!”

Bob Evans RestaurantsBob Evans Restaurants
23 Nov 2023

“slow deffrent sad happy good”

Pampered ChefPampered Chef
27 Mar 2022

“none happy place to work”

Fortnum & MasonFortnum & Mason
26 Jun 2023

“I have given my full effort to make kitchen team happy.”

Apparel GroupApparel Group
Sous Chef
13 Nov 2023

“I happy to work here.”

Top Companies for Chef

3.5 ★
87K Jobs
132K Reviews
163K Salaries

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald’s but to build a better McDonald’s. About 80% of the restaurants are run by franchisees or affiliates.

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