1. Helpful (6)

    "Worst first day experience"

    1.0
    Team Member in London, England

    I worked at Pret A Manger

    Pros

    Nothing at all..... Not even a 0.0005 star

    Cons

    Management don't speak one bit of English Staff in the kitchen don't speak English It's really hard to communicate Lies about family team vibes They don't recruit you for your work ethic So the team decides who gets in (I'm telling you NOW if you are not Italian, Hungarian, Spanish or polish they won't pick you in LONDON) Ethnic and racial issues (if you don't believe me go to few stores ask who's a white or black British in the team) I'm telling as soon as they hear you speak a proper English you are crossed out man ..... If you are a British you will be targeted probably you won't get the job like my friend today or they will never let you progress in the business like me ( I'm in the kitchen 4months and people that really have hard time to communicate serve the customer at the till and God knows what they mumble) The place is crawling of them it's hard to let some other English friend

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    Pret A Manger2016-09-26
  1. "Fast paced mornings!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and customers were fun to be around and complementary food

    Cons

    None I can think of

    Pret A Manger2020-01-30
  2. Helpful (1)

    "A lot of talk about being a team but not a lot of follow through"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Meals, quarterly travel, bonus, team

    Cons

    Inconsistent expectations, poor communication, favoritism

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    Pret A Manger2020-05-22

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