Pret A Manger - Hot chef | Glassdoor.co.uk
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  • "I'm often on shifts where team members are talking to each other in front of me in polish" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Sometimes working extra long hours and extra days in the week" (in 23 reviews)

Employee Review

Employee Review

"Hot chef"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time

Pros

Good money and good parties

Cons

Really hard work with Really bad management, it's same in all shops, people think that a job there is a challenge making bad to the other colegue. Hot chef position has lots of stress, pressure

Advice to Management

Be human. It's not your own business.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Can be stress but good to work in"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Leader in London, England
    Former Employee - Front Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendship, flexible shifts, life outside work, pret partys, salary, customers, staff food, free coffee

    Cons

    can be stressful, lack communication between higher positions and staff members, cleaning is not great

    Advice to Management

    Ops manager should be more involved with staff members and cleaning of the shops


  2. "Ok job if you're new in the UK"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger (More than a year)

    Pros

    It's quite easy to progress in the company. I met some pretty awesome people working there from all over the world. The store manager was supportive if you needed help or support.

    Cons

    Very stressful. Atmosphere was horrible at times.

    Advice to Management

    Don't overload your staff

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