Sizzling Pubs Employee Reviews
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Fab place to work, I had a little work family and genuinely enjoyed my job but the pay is not enough, I was under 21 when I worked for this company and was being paid a lot less then people doing the same job, just older then me. The customers are lovely and everyone is trained properly and fairly. If they considered raising the wages I would come back to work for them.
This is the worst company I have ever worked for. The management is atrocious, long hours with no breaks and after every shift they take you off the clock earlier than you finish and don’t pay you for it! I lost SO much money from them doing this, I complained but made no difference. (They do this at all the sizzling pubs). They don’t care about your well being whatsoever, mental health ‘isn’t a thing’ apparently, they treat you like utter s***! You have to work EVERY weekend, sometimes work for 2 weeks straight without a day off. You have no life whatsoever. I do not recommend working for this company
pros *discounts and perks *the work isnt difficult *online training very informative *free uniform cons *very busy and rushing around *sometimes very quiet then get told off for doing nothing *expected to cover shifts last minute *can have very rude customers
Worst place to work the hard workers get nothing but dreadful pay , worked like a slave no investment in any of the staff , all they’re interested in is making more and more profit - teaching targets to line the area managers pocket. Under staffed / under paid and under valued .
Nothing at all.
My experience was a good experience working for sizzling pubs very good company to work for only left due to having my 5th and final child which they were very understanding
Plently of hrs and busy which i enjoy
Quiet days with not much to do
Very much put as little money into your business to make as such as possible. Impossible to keep team retention as busy peaks vs team on shift never enough. Example, have a kitchen team of 6 only, 3-4 on shift for busy nights only yet still unable to keep up with volume, faulty equipment to. Dinner times labour only gives you 1 chefs alone for handle £800 worth of sales in 2 hours. 2 chefs on any typical night, 3-4 on Friday and Saturday night only but only because you have to remove hours elsewhere. Never any tools and equipment to do your job, B&M and poindworld were main suppliers as no budget to afford our consumables through company budget so team had to buy out of own pocket. Run around like headless chicken for NMW.
Long hours, life/ work balance, understaffed, no investment
It's a good place to work you are given all the training you will need. The management are very supportive. A typical day will start with you getting set up for the day i.e. Prepping and stocking up. It can be hard work but when you finish a rush you feel good
Possible long shifts
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Mangerment is really bad hours stoped if they ant happy with you, even if you are ment to be on a set amount. Long hours min wage and no thank you. Late nights and early mornings. The only good thing was some of the people you work with. Not allowed to talk to the custermers as the manager will slag you off and the staff.
Long hours treated like you don’t matter
Honestly the worst management ever, long hours with no breaks, no social life. They don’t thank or appreciate you and the work you do and no chance of progression as they employ other people instead of doing what they said they would do and progress you. Awful awful awful!!!!
i started working for sizzling pubs with no kitchen experience, i was asked if id like to try it , i got full time one to one training from the accredited kitchen manager for the company , after i was trained i was offered a permanent job in a brand new kitchen in a different location , the opportunity and lifestyle that came with the job was excellent , learning the day to day running of a kitchen/ pub was really intense and hard work but once id picked it up the work llife and people were great .
A demanding role with new systems so constant updates and not always in order. A fulfilling day when accompanied with the running of the pub but always something new to challenge you.
Guests feedback on our beautiful boutique rooms.
Early starts at 6.30am
Working in the pub trade I was told I wouldn't enjoy, due to the hours etc. But I have to say I have loved it, a very sociable job, and as long as you have the right attitude towards the job then it can be very enjoyable and satisfying. The only small downside I would say, is the salary isn't out of this world. But money doesn't buy happiness.
Good place to work for students or people finding your feet! Not many opportunities for anyone that's not management. Hours can be unsociable Management can be rude and uncaring Customers are very welcoming No perks or benefits
Long hours, bad management
Typical day consists and serving food and drink to customers and making sure they're satisfied with their experience here. Cleaning the interiors and exteriors so they're to a high company standard as to attract custom form the public. End of shift usually consists of turning off all gaming machines, cleaning down the bar and lounge area and restocking the fridges. Working here I've learned how to use tills and handle money, improved communication skills with both fellow team members and with the public. Learned most aspects of working behind a bar from pulling pints to changing barrels. Management at this job is the best I've had so far. No demanding for jobs to be done, instead asking you to do them which is how it should be. Overall friendly and doesn't think themselves above others, instead working together as one team to get through the day together. Same can be said for my co-workers, best I've had, easy to communicate with and work with and generally make me feel welcome and enjoy my shift. Hardest part of my job at first was dealing with a bust rush of customers as it was my first time dealing with the public. But after a while I got used to it and could handle the rush, effectively serving one customer and then proceeding to the next, in relatively quick succession. The most enjoyable part of my job is knowing I'm appreciated by customers and my fellow team members. Gives me a sense of worth and satisfaction in my work which I haven't really had until now.
Discount on food whilst on shift; great team and management
Unpredictable pay and hours; unsociable hours