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Great place
Food and beverage Operation Manager (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB13 August 2017
Great place to work with been there for last 5 years. Good place for development always promote within company. Fun place to work and busy environment
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productive hard working quick pace
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON4 August 2017
Over all routine work with very few differences in day to day activity. fast pace and physically demanding. rough tough environment. multitasking is a must and communication skills on par.
Pros
free lunch
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good company
Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB16 July 2017
it is a good company. good place to work. the staff that works here is good. nice environment. supportive management. it is a busy place to work. overall good place.
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very bad company
Line Cook (Former Employee) –  Richmond, BC14 July 2017
start work here as a line cook. at starting few days they will treat you very nice but one month after they treat you like a machine. there is no rules and regulation in this company for worker and rules is only in the papers. their managers are never ever listen your request. you only work for them. they make you sick and you will lose you health. their management and communication are so bad that effect the worker life. you don't have any your personal and family life if you work their.there wages are very very low. they make your schedule like that you can not able to work any where.
Pros
nothing is free
Cons
lose your healthy badly, no family life, rude management
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Not the best working environment
Cook (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON11 July 2017
Management is terrible.
hours are long,
The only good thing is meeting new people.

didn't like the toxic environment. Employees would leave, they didn't want to hire and new staff.
Pros
pay is good
Cons
everything
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fun and socialble
casher (Current Employee) –  Dorval, QC23 June 2017
employees are usually in good mood and ready to offer support and help when needed. its is also a very enjoyable place to work in the summer with all the great summer barbecue experiences
Pros
safe
Cons
noisy
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Great place to work!
Cashier (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB29 May 2017
Fun and unique work environment in the Edmonton International Airport. Great staff and team. Lots of room to grow and variety in the work day. They offer shuttles, benefits and a meal plan to staff members. Unique that HMSHost runs the food and beverages at the airport so you have the chance to work for many different companies under the same umbrella.
Pros
Meal Plan and Benefits
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good place to work
Cashier (Current Employee) –  Cambridge, ON17 May 2017
Is a good place to work. get open shifts and as many hours required but is on highway, takes long to reach there. at times there are no co workers, work pressure is more.
Pros
open shifts
Cons
on the highway
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Run
Employee (Former Employee) –  Innisfil, ON27 April 2017
This place is an absolute nightmare. You get launched into the position without any training and are expected to be perfect. The upper management clique is absolutely impossible to deal with, you're asked to break standards every single day, and there is no communication. Operations managers are so two faced and fake, and play favourites. You only get a half an hour break, but are expected to punch out for it before you can even leave your work center. By the time you get out and get something to eat, you usually have about 5 minutes left. The place is disorganized chaos, and absolutely toxic.
Pros
Free lunches
Cons
Terrible upper management, intimidation from bosses, lack of training
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people are awesome, complicated
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) –  Innisfil, ON22 April 2017
Everyday is different working here, you really never know what you are walking into. There are so many levels of management and so many things going on all the time its hard to keep track. one of the biggest down falls of here is trying to balance your life at work and at home.
management was ok, except the lack of communication from upper management to the assistants.
the hardest part of the job was trying to balance management duties and crew member duties at the same time. the customer volume as well for the labor that was aloud was not coinciding.
the best part of the job was all the people that i worked with.
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productive and fun work place
Customer Care and Cashier (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB10 April 2017
hms host is superb company. i was always enjoying job there with great soul's all staff. all the staff of our company had really religious and good manners.
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place to work
Manager of Operations (Former Employee) –  Dorval, QC6 April 2017
good place to work, hours difficult, need to find experience manager to operate, multi unit to operate, need to be on floor all time, need more staff,
Pros
free lunch
Cons
long hours
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Terrible place with absolutely no one
Crew Member (Former Employee) –  Newcastle, ON22 March 2017
This place if awful if you're looking for a job. They have no diversity among the staff whatsoever. Almost all (out of the 6 people) were white females. They have practically no employees and is just an overall terrible place. Wouldn't recommend it. Wish I could rate it less than one star. Not working there because this place is absolute trash.
Pros
Chargers for your phone
Cons
Literally everything, especially the management
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Not a family oriented workplace. Company doesn't care about their employees or managers.
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Richmond, BC21 March 2017
Company doesn't care about you or your respinsibilities with your family. They only care about what they need from you. Performance is not based on your skills but the amount of time ( long hours) you are willing to work for them. No fixed days off and schedule really sucks. They think once you're employed by them, they own you and can just play around with your time. Maybe this job is only for single people and with no commitments.
Pros
Free food
Cons
Can affect your life, family and health badly.
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Not Great
Tim Hortons Team Member (Former Employee) –  Innisfil, ON19 March 2017
Got hired on the spot and was very eager getting into the job, I ended up leaving within a year.
Managment threatens employees and doesn't treat them with any respect, supervisors stand around and watch as you work and doesn't get all team members doing equal work. Bottom line is I never wanted to get back into fast food service after this. Good, easy work but not when the management is so terribly poor. Would not recommend this to anyone, a small paycheck isn't worth the stress!
Pros
Free Drinks, Experience
Cons
Management/Supervisors, Unstable Work Hours
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The worst place to work
Tim Hortons Team Member (Former Employee) –  Innisfil, ON18 March 2017
Save your sanity and never ever ever work at this tim hortons. This particular tim hortons definitely avoid. This place is run by "people" who think you are literally nothing. Way too understaffed and the management is an absolute joke. I wouldn't recommend this particular tim hortons to my worst enemy
Pros
None
Cons
Everything
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Great Place
Barista/Cashier (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB11 March 2017
Good team work
New Experience
Enjoyable place
Hard work
Safe place
Great Environment
I loved to work there because I learned new things everyday. I learned how to make new drinks.
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Bad Management
F&B Operations Manager (Full Time) (Current Employee) –  Toronto Pearson International Airport, ON10 March 2017
Unorganized and uneducated managers.

Pay very little for the managers and associates sometimes make more than the managers with less stress.

Transfers are too sudden; not enough time given
Pros
Free Meals
Cons
Bad Managers
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didnt get paid from these guys, but yet they sent a t4
Fast Food Worker (Former Employee) –  Cambridge, ON7 March 2017
I didn't like the head boss nor did I like how we got yelled at constantly. I didn't receive any pay from these guys and have bank records to back up my claim. They hire the most laziest teenagers around that sit on crates and do nothing.
Pros
nothing
Cons
the whole place
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Exciting and fast paced hospitality
Senior Director of Operations - YYC Branch (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB25 February 2017
A great place to work with diverse challenges and great people. Airports are interesting places and this is reflected in your coworkers and customers.
Pros
Great pay and opportunity to advance
Cons
It is still hospitality and it is a tough business!
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