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Fun place to work
Line Cook (Former Employee) –  St. John's, NL11 September 2017
Awesome place to work. Management is great along with the staff. Friendly and very accommodating place. Great work systems and flow. Couldn't get any better.
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very efficient organisation
Waiter/Manager (Former Employee) –  Victoria, BC7 September 2017
Nice to start in restaurant, can learn a lot from every position
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Good values and training
Manager (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC16 August 2017
Great company to work for, great benefits. Just ask too much from their staff and don't have enough staff on supporting the business. This is the restaurant industry and things are so cut and dry.
Cons
Expects too much from management, too long of shifts
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Good place to work with great people as well
DISH WASHER/ PREP TRAINING (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON2 August 2017
very great place to work, the hours will keep you there late. great managers and great people. Good work environment with good hours unless you are closing.
Pros
Free food, great people
Cons
late late nights
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Productive and busy
Line Cook/Prep Cook (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 July 2017
Good place to work and very busy. Co-workers were very nice and the hours are very flexible. Overall working at milestones was a good learning experience.
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Lack Luster
Kitchen manager (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB18 July 2017
The milestones organization as a whole has many flaws and downsides, from a lack of accountability all the up to management and back down, too a mediocre care for food quality or guest satisfaction. On a daily basis i am inundated with excuses and a general lack of caring from any one inside the building walls. The management team is so unknowledgeable that it is an insult to the word chef for that term to apply to those that run said restaurant.
Pros
no one cares you can get away with almost anything.
Cons
I must serve food I wouldn't eat.
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Productive and friendly environment
Pantry Chef (Former Employee) –  Tsawwassen, BC7 July 2017
the whole environment was unique and friendly everyone was very productive and there was a lot of communication that went throughout the co-workers i enjoyed my time there.
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Server (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON5 July 2017
Management was terrible. It's difficult to work in an environment where you're providing great service as a server, but your food comes out cold or uncooked or tasting bad and then your tips are effected and the kitchen's tip out is not.
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family restaurant with friendly staff
Bartender/Server (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB14 June 2017
staff was great
management was lacking and food was inconsistent
lovely guests and happy atmosphere
day to day included simple cleaning tasks and engaging with guest while offering recommendations and solutions to problems
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Upbeat workplace
Hostess (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON13 June 2017
Milestones was like being part of a big family. I've learned some of my best customer (guest) service skills from working there. I didn't want to leave, but commuting there was a challenge.
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i work here in very diligently as well as fun together
A employee in restaurant (Current Employee) –  Tsawwassen, BC12 June 2017
mangement and stafff is too good and they motivate all of the employee to work harder and and never give up and continue work in busy time moreover,at the weekend we also do work with without taking break as well as listening to music
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Good culture, wonky principles
DEVO Server (Current Employee) –  Richmond Hill, ON11 June 2017
Milestones as a brand has developed a solid culture inside the four walls, but short-sighted operational principles leave them playing catch-up at all times.

If you're great at your job, you will find yourself doing far more than your share of the work without any extra benefit.
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great management, great staff and great atmosphere
N/A (Former Employee) –  Ontario5 June 2017
this is a fast work environment, if you cant handle the heat stay you of the kitchen as they say. here you will learn things like time management among other things...
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Typical
Dishwasher/Prep Cook (Former Employee) –  Kelowna, BC24 April 2017
It's a restaurant, typical and boring, and stressful and the same as any other restaurant. The staff was great most days, the people we served were questionable at best
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good place to work
Line Cook (Current Employee) –  Kitchener, ON21 April 2017
Milestones was a great place to work had a blast with the staff and management lots of culture and great food.and i really recommend people to go eat there
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Great place to work!
Line Cook (Former Employee) –  London, ON18 April 2017
The head chef was extremely nice, and everyone was extremely knowledgeable about cooking. Each shift was well structured, and controlled, with a great front of house management team.
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Depressing Environement
Prep Cook and Dishwasher/ Receiver (Former Employee) –  Woodbridge, ON12 April 2017
Not a great job to have unless your management. Treated like the dirt in the dish pit. Fun to learn recipes but the management is not the greatest as they degrade you any opportunity they get.
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Got many hours for scholarship
Line cook (Former Employee) –  Abbotsford, BC10 April 2017
Great workplace everyone is a team player take care of each other, great place to have had made my 1000 hours possible in leading me to get a scholarship.
Pros
free lunches
Cons
mismatched hours at times
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Productive and very welcoming work environment
Suate chef (Current Employee) –  London, ON14 March 2017
Everyone on the staff gets along with eachother, HOH and FOH, all employees are very welcoming and you are always greeted when you arrive by the management. Everyone is hardworking and always helping eachother out if they need a hand. overall milestones is a very good place to work.
Pros
discounts
Cons
some slow hours
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Awsome job!
Lead Prep (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB10 March 2017
Great place to work! Very corporate and structured environment. They focus on behavior to make it an awesome workplace. People who have bad attitudes do not last long at Milestones due to the focus on behavior.
Pros
Free meals, goood morale.
Cons
Can feel as though you are in a cult due to the focus on behavior.
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