Compare Pret A Manger vs EAT BETA

See how working at Pret A Manger vs. EAT compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Pret A Manger vs. EAT. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Pret A Manger

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EAT

Employee Ratings

  • EAT scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.7
(based on 801 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 170 reviews)
EAT employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
3.4
EAT employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
EAT employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.2
Work-life balance
3.2
EAT employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.2
Senior Management
3.3
EAT employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.6
Culture & Values
3.3
EAT employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Pret A Manger Ceo Pano Christou
37%
37%Pano Christou
CEO Approval
EAT Ceo Andrew Walker
91%
91%Andrew Walker
EAT employees rated their CEO Approval 54% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
40%
% Recommend to a friend
81%
EAT employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 41% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
40%
EAT employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Pret A Manger salaries averaged £644 higher than EAT.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member68 Salaries
£8/hr
General Manager15 Salaries
£31,986/yr
Customer Assistant1 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member5 Salaries
£7/hr
General Manager13 Salaries
£30,055/yr
Customer Host26 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • Pret A Manger had 118 more reviews than EAT that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • Pret A Manger had 34 more reviews than EAT that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 141 reviews)
"Paid breaks"(in 40 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 23 reviews)
"Free lunch"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 45 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 31 reviews)
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 16 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 11 reviews)
Featured Review
"idk"9 Jan 2020

Former Employee - Computer Programming

I worked at Pret A Manger part-time

Pros

great people amazing food good management

Cons

stressful long hours long closing

Former Employee - Supervisor

I worked at EAT full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Management, Community, Work Ethic, People

Cons

Early starts, Lack of staff,

Job Postings

EAT has 10 more recently posted open jobs than Pret A Manger.