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Noodles & Company Reviews

Updated 10 March 2019
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Noodles & Company Chief Executive Officer Dave Boennighausen
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Pros
  • "Nice discount on food during lunch" (in 42 reviews)

  • "Constantly improving, Fast Paced, Great Team" (in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance definitely isn’t important to this company" (in 16 reviews)

  • "no support from upper management with extreme staffing issues" (in 32 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Stands behind values"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Milwaukee, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Milwaukee, WI (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Noodles & Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    -cares personally and professionally for each TM on up
    -develops from with in
    -strategically plans goals and ways to execute in our businesses
    -competitive pay and bonus structure
    -work/life balance
    -healthy fresh food
    -gives back to the communities we serve

    Cons

    -finding driven people that fit our fast pace environment

    Advice to Management

    Planning and time management are the keys to success


  2. "It’s okay. It’s a job."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bell, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bell, CA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Noodles & Company part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    None that I can think of.

    Cons

    They aren’t truthful about there times.

    Advice to Management

    Grow up honestly

  3. "Great Place to Work, treated with respect and kindness"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in River Forest, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in River Forest, IL (US)
    Recommends

    I worked at Noodles & Company part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working in food can be really dehumanizing. This was my best experience.

    Cons

    Really just the general cons of working in food but absolutely manageable.

    Advice to Management

    Keep treating your teams with respect, you are doing great!


  4. "Good job with good hours"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Saute Cook in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Saute Cook in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Noodles & Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work isnt hard, good hours, good food

    Cons

    dealing with the public

    Advice to Management

    would only go has far as a trainer. Managing is something I wouldn't want to do


  5. "Ambassador"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Noodles & Company part-time

    Pros

    flexible hours, entertaining coworkers, good balance of downtime and being busy

    Cons

    repetitive, dirty kitchen, didnt get many hours


  6. "It was ok"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff
    Former Employee - Kitchen Staff
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Noodles & Company part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It all depends on the coworkers. Some are good some are bad.

    Cons

    Cleaning gross things. It got better with a new manager that kept things neater


  7. "Fine... if management is"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Noodles & Company part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good food, generally compassionate management, locations

    Cons

    Management's lack of ability will damage efficiency, employees are generally forced to cover for employees sent home to keep hours low.

  8. "Overall great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Lake Mary, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Lake Mary, FL (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Noodles & Company part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great crew at my location and room to move up if you show real potential. Great discounts for employees and a lot of commradary.

    Cons

    Depending on amount of people on staff your hours could be really good or bad. They don't handle raises well and you have to keep on them if you are looking to get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Take responsibility for your mistakes.


  9. "Great part time job!"

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    Former Employee - Front of House Team Member in Grand Rapids, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Front of House Team Member in Grand Rapids, MI (US)

    I worked at Noodles & Company part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, good employee perks, flexible schedules

    Cons

    Hours were hard to come by sometimes


  10. "Ehh"

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    Former Employee - Culinary Team Member in Morrisville, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Culinary Team Member in Morrisville, NC (US)

    I worked at Noodles & Company part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fast pace, learn teamwork, discounted food

    Cons

    Terrible hours, bad managers, dishwashing