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i see Waitrose has a new staff uniform

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BadgersArse Mon 17-Aug-09 14:11:06

the assitatn today thinks its better than the old one.
I admired the natty ties, apprently very unpopular.

their cakes are shit
why are their cake counters so crap?

WhatFreshHellIsThis Mon 17-Aug-09 14:17:08

New uniform? Not noticed that yet.

But their fresh bread is pretty rubbish, too.

The only nice thing on the cake counter is those cupcakes made by someone whose name I forget. But then for £5 for six, you'd hope they'd be nice.

BadgersArse Mon 17-Aug-09 14:32:41

i like tehir crusty bread a lot

themoon66 Mon 17-Aug-09 14:39:53

My MiL works in Waitrose. I'll have to ask her what she thinks of the uniform. I know she quite liked the old one.

Perhaps I should ask her why the cakes are so crap while I'm at it.

brimfull Mon 17-Aug-09 14:41:11

dd still has old one

yes cakes are dry and crap

go in the evening around 7:30 bread is cheapo

SeymourButts Mon 17-Aug-09 14:56:39

sawdust cakes, yes

cornsillk Mon 17-Aug-09 14:58:36

what is actually nice then? I shop online (ocado) but have never actually been in a Waitrose.

brimfull Mon 17-Aug-09 15:08:01

spelt loaves are nice

KembleTwins Mon 17-Aug-09 15:09:52

Love their crusty rolls. Am always seduced by cakes, then disappointed. hmm

cornsillk Mon 17-Aug-09 15:10:01

Spelt loaves - okay thankss. Anything else?

brimfull Mon 17-Aug-09 15:12:48

waitrose-own tonic water and other mixers

random I know but it is good

cornsillk Mon 17-Aug-09 15:16:48

That's a great tip - I buy a fair bit of tonic water. (gin fiend)

Andthentherewerethree Mon 17-Aug-09 15:21:11

the millefeuille (?sp) on the cake counter is gorgeous, far too fattening and sickly but lovely a special treat on a saturday afternoon, sat down with a cup of tea and feet up, after spedning all morning running the children to clubs and sports.

other than that generally the quality of the meat and fresh fruit and vegetable is much higher thna other supermarkets.

also hard to fidn ingrediants can usually be found here. i mean our local one sells 3 types of sushi rice???

cornsillk Mon 17-Aug-09 15:37:11

mmmm thanks - might give the sushi rice a miss though!

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