Quick facts

About The Good Eating Company


What is it like to work for The Good Eating Company

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The organisation work with a company called Lifetime Training, to offer their employees NVQ equivalent training in management and catering roles. This is available to anyone without prior higher education qualifications, and who has lived in the European Union for the last three years. There are strong opportunities for employees to grow and develop with The Good Eating Company. When recruiting they look for general assistants with the potential to become supervisors, supervisors with the potential to become managers and managers with the potential to become operations managers. Many of their most successful employees started work with them at a junior level. Their Head of Operations, and the three Operations Managers all started working for the company as general café assistants.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Free daily meal and unlimited drinks while at work. Private medical care for senior management, and some unit managers/head chefs. Employee Assistance Programme. Once hired, the organisation strive to keep their employees happy with a range of staff events and initiatives such as the Thames Bridge Bike Ride Challenge and their famed yearly jam making outings. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The Company actively tries to work on promoting the idea of the company as a family. They look to build a strong sense of belonging to their family within their employees. This is evidenced by a wide number and variety of social events and parties they arrange for employees, and they take significant groups of employees to prestigious restaurants and bars. Small early gifts at the outset of employment also enhance this. For example, they often treat a manager to dinner, or buy them a bottle of champagne once they have completed an early milestone like the successful management of a client event.

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Benefits:

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    213

  • UK sites:

    30

  • Average Age:

    33

  • Male : Female:

    48% / 52%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

  • Staff Turnover:

    9%

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