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Poorly Managed
Cashier (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB15 January 2018
It is a dis organized unit. Management does not seem to know what they are doing. Managers do not have people skills nor management skills. Issues never get resolved and the place has become a place for disgruntled employees.
Pros
Free Lunch
Cons
Inefficient Upper Management
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Travail Agréable et Dynamique
Serveur (Current Employee) –  Mascouche, QC13 January 2018
Je travaille chez Aramark depuis mon école et j'ai beaucoup de plaisir avec mes collègues! L'ambiance est très agréable
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General Help (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON11 January 2018
Prepare and sell food, customer services, maintaining food safety during serve and storage, kitchen equipment maintenance, cash maintaining and prepare cash report.
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Excellent Coworkers, Horrible managment
Cashier (Former Employee) –  St. Catharines, ON10 January 2018
As soon as a shift starts you automatically have to clean up after the previous shift. Kitchen is incredibly dirty. Managers don't care enough to help out when issues arise. LOTS of favoritism from management, and hardly ever promote from within despite having workers from opening day. Head office also seems to brush issues off as nothing when brought to their attention. Only enjoyable part is the other employees, they're very welcoming to new people and more than welcome to help if you're struggling.
Pros
Discounted meals, fun coworkers
Cons
Short staffed, bad managers, favoritism
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great workplace
Cashier (Former Employee) –  Waterloo, ON9 January 2018
.great place to work, great management, friendly teammates. Easy going, laid back.
easy work.
only thing to improve is more tasks to do when finished all required tasks
Pros
free lunch
Cons
no definite set end time
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good company to work for part time
Food Service Worker (Current Employee) –  Halifax, NS7 January 2018
It is overall easy going place to work, there were several problems with the management, such as not paying all the hours worked and not properly training new employees
Pros
free lunch, good co-workers, nice management staff
Cons
bad payroll system, not enough training for new staff
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supervisor
Retail Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Peterborough, ON5 January 2018
• Oversaw kitchen operations including daily ordering, bi-weekly inventory and weekly scheduling
• Managed night operations for student residence program
• Motivated staff to ensure excellent customer service
• Completed daily deposits, managed budget and controlled expenditures
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good benefits, good union
COOK 1 (Former Employee) –  Kelowna, BC3 January 2018
Aramark was a busy place to work, they have good employees and management. You get to meet a lot of cool people. The only thing they could improve on is the amount of staff they have. (not enough)
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Experience at Aramark
Cashier/ Delivery/ Floater (Former Employee) –  Haliax, NS19 December 2017
It is overall a really easy going job experience, I noticed problems with the management as I wasn't getting paid according to my work. The punching machine barely works. It is a really friendly workplace environment with helping Co workers. Work shift schedules are quite hard to cope up with as a part timer as I had to work day and night throughout the week.
Pros
Working at my university
Cons
Management problems
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Fair workplace if you are working with good coworkers
Banquet Captain (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB19 December 2017
When they fired and hired new supervisors and assistant manager, the transition wasn't easy. Especially when they hired more and more lazy staff, I was exhausted each time after work.
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Une famille
Technicien de distributrices automatiques (Former Employee) –  Quebec City, QC19 December 2017
Ça été une famille pour moi. J'ai beaucoup grandi avec eux.
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very fun and productive
Cook, Cashier, inventory (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON19 December 2017
Stand lead, cook, cashier
got to watch the bluejays game during breaks
management was a strict due to hiring young managers
hardest part of the job is trying to understand other language or by hand motions
Pros
free lunch
Cons
8 hours shift
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Not great management
Temp employeeServer (Former Employee) –  calgary7 December 2017
Management did not meet staff's needs. Many staff members (temp) left upset and they were disorganized and unprofessional with the team.

The staff was not appreciated or respected. The functions were straightforward but the way the staff was given a task or corrected was unprofessional. The work was consistent but the breaks and general set up of functions was disorganized. They also wasted a lot of food. It was a disappointing place to be employed.
Pros
Temp work
Cons
Management
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workplace culture
Porter & Receiver (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 December 2017
co-workers were easy to get along. Once you know your daily routine, it's easy to get thru the day. Just some lifting of heavy items to stock up and documentations.
Pros
yes, free lunch.
Cons
so much dishes to do.
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Very good company
Cook (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC30 November 2017
This company I am working as cook, in university hostal,,,,,I make food for informational students, all worker working like a teem. Only one problem vacation Tim thay give him unemployment papers,l
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Long hours
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work is great but pay isnt enough.
Housekeeping (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ON26 November 2017
the work and stress amount is not worth the little money. It is literally not enough to live on your own. The supervisors/ Managers have no idea what they are doing.
Pros
easy work
Cons
not enough pay
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Terrible environment. Hostile employees .
Cook (Current Employee) –  Peterborough, ON25 November 2017
Just awful. Overworked, underpaid, no training, angry staff, mismanaged, filthy kitchen, long periods between breaks, not disability friendly, questioned about bathroom breaks. There is nothing good to say about aramark.
Pros
$2 meals
Cons
Aramark
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Team Leader - Manager (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON23 November 2017
Very busy environment, manage the cafeteria with only 1 employee, multiple duties but alway's manage to accomplish them, great people to see every day.
Pros
good hours
Cons
Management
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Overnight Food Service Worker
Overnight Food Service Worker (Former Employee) –  Alliston, ON22 November 2017
A lot of work, Time management a must. Lots of repetitive movement. Not enough staff to accommodate the need of production in the establishment. Management needs work.
Pros
$2 meal plan
Cons
Overnight shift
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fun place to be
Cashier (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 November 2017
it's been one of the easiest jobs and fun jobs I've had. a great place for young people. a lot of hours. a week full of hours the next week you get off.
Pros
easy money
Cons
some managers are rude
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