Working as a Chef

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Chef Ratings

14K Chef reviews for 7K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.4 ★
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Number of Jobs on Glassdoor

2K Chef Jobs

Chef Reviews

What do Chef professionals have to say about their job? Read through 14K Chef reviews for 7K companies.
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AIDA CruisesAIDA Cruises
Chef De Parties
7 Dec 2020

“Good working environment and enjoyable”

Marriott InternationalMarriott International
Executive Chef
1 Mar 2021

“A perfect and happy place to work with.”

ABCABC
Chef
28 May 2020

“rewarding happy motivation friendly productive”

Papa John'sPapa John's
Pizza Maker
27 Apr 2021

“Very good enjoy the day”

Natural KitchenNatural Kitchen
Sous Chef
23 Jan 2021

“happy atmosphere to work”

Frank's Bar
Chef
24 Oct 2021

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

EatHappyEatHappy
Sushi Chef
21 May 2021

“If you choose morning shifts able to enjoy your long afternoon”

Pampered ChefPampered Chef
Chef
27 Mar 2022

“none happy place to work”

Top Companies for Chef

McDonald's
McDonald's
3.5 ★
99K Jobs
97K Reviews
76K 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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