Balmer Lawn Hotel
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Balmer Lawn Hotel Employee Review

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4.0
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11 July 2020
A typical day at work was always different with regards to learning new skills and working with a friendly and welcoming team.Working both conferences and everyday restaurant service.Great sense of a happy team working in the kitchen and always learning and trying new dishes that fit into that season.This was my first fresh produce kitchen at a 2 Rosette level and i thoroughly enjoyed learning more technical techniques and the components to plating a dish.
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Pros
Use of Leisure Facilities, Staff Food, Fun Motivated Team
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Bar and terrace manager (Former Employee) - Brockenhurst, Hampshire
Really fun place to work great team vibes. If your looking for for a casual front of house job it's a good choice. I'd say a handful of things in the hotel are backwards or dated in their approach which makes it very frustrating to work here at times. That being said Over all the management team wants the best for the venue and the guests you can't fault them for that. If your serious about cocktails or wine avoid accepting A job here as its just not that kind of venue. If your a wizz kid waiter you'll do great. Be aware the kitchen is not open to guests so the chefs tend to be rude and hard to work with, think Gordon Ramsay but not funny.
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Great team spirit and banter, nice management team
Cons
Long hours, low tips
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2.0
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26 December 2019
Therapist (Former Employee) - Brockenhurst, Hampshire
Nice team.forget getting a mortgage on this salary quite relaxed as not many customers. Job is fine if you still live at home and no Bill's to pay.otherwise look elsewhere
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4.0
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7 October 2018
bartender and waitress (Current Employee) - Brockenhurst
i enjoyed the days there a lot of chenges have been made since i was here and i just would like to learn more in a new place. i was happy to work here.
Pros
good food
Cons
low payed
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