Job was cool not enough hours I would have stayed just needed more money great job manager was very cool and understanding of things it was a job in a school lots of fun making sure children eat very easy job
Overnight Stocker (Former Employee) – Bridgeview, IL – September 29, 2017
Preferred Meals was a great place to work. The managers were very understanding and nice, and the coworkers were fun and like a family. The workplace was quick paced so I was never without something to do.
Summerfield Charter Lunch Coordinator (Current Employee) – Summerfield, NC – September 13, 2017
Easy job for a mom, only a couple hours a days. Fast paced but relatively simple work. Your children are allowed to enroll into the charter school which normally would be a little more difficult because spots are filled via raffle. It is a very nice school, good environment and a wonderful admin staff.
Cafeteria Worker (Former Employee) – Gary, IN – August 8, 2017
I come in helped prepare the meals for the students, I cooked the food and help set it out for the students and took their names and entered them in the computer also cleaned and stocked, I really liked the managers and the way they worked to help us if we needed it. There was nothing too hard but lifting but i always had help. The most enjoyable part of my job was coming in seeing the students and staff.
Billing Clerk (Current Employee) – Chicago, IL – July 26, 2017
Recommends Neutral Outlook Approves of CEO I worked at Workplace Options full-time Pros I worked with nice people who seemed motivated to do a good job. Cons Somewhat stressful (at times) call center Advice to Management None
Stocker/Loader (Former Employee) – Detroit, MI – April 28, 2017
Prepared, processed, and packaged jobs order for shipment to 17 schools and assisted driver with deliveries. I learned a lot about warehouse operations and being a team player. The work culture was relaxed and not stressful. I can not think of a part of this job that I didn't like. The most enjoyable part was reporting to work every scheduled day and doing a job that I enjoyed.
Production Associate (Former Employee) – Moosic, PA – February 17, 2017
I enjoyed working here, it is very diverse and multicultured. Constant work through the day always fast paced so there is never a dull moment. Had a lot of fun there I'd recommend the job for others to work.
Quality Control Inspector (Former Employee) – Scranton, PA – January 14, 2017
A productive place to work having knowledge that the food was being shipped to various schools. They also provided meals for different airlines. My job concisted if checking the weight . making sure there were no metal particles in packages
Knowing that the children would be recieving nutrious meals
General Specialist (Former Employee) – Berkeley, IL – September 13, 2016
Terrible company to work for... run by crooks. Family hires uneducated and unqualified family and gives them raises over everyone else. No company culture. Constant gossip and no one is given the tools they need to succeed. If you want to watch your career die, work for Preferred Meals!
Good working environment, Great potential for growth where staff was committed to the success of the company.
Warehouse Manager (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – May 17, 2016
The transition from Food Service Professionals was a success and I enjoyed the team building experience and collaborative efforts to learn from each other. Learning new methods and building a new teams and management styles was the most enjoyable part of the job.
The hardest part of the job was learning that the company was going to close.
Lunch Aide (Former Employee) – Detroit, MI – May 4, 2016
Preferred meals is a horrible company to work for. i worked there for 7 years. They have bad/poor management skills. The HR department is very unprofessional. they talk very badly to you. They don't give you raises they dont come to the schools to help out with anything. They lack in communication skills.The only time u see the manager is when the state is coming to audit them. They dont do their paper work on time. I work there for 7 years starting@ 7.40 and left @8 dollars. Do not work there thinking u are going to grow in the company. U won't. They work the mess out of u for years an then let u go with out a thank u. Plus the kids always complaining about how nasty the food is. Don't believe me just watch take the job an see just how unprofessional the company is, u won't be happy. Dont stay as long as i did, learn from this tip!