Pret A Manger - Pret Grave Yard Shift | 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

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"Pret Grave Yard Shift"

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Current Employee - Sandwich Artist in New York, NY (US)
Current Employee - Sandwich Artist in New York, NY (US)
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Great pay and it very easy to move up in this company and some people are nice here

Cons

Terrible hours and poor management and training some people are complete jerks to the new people the expect you to know how everything is made in less than a week of starting the job

Advice to Management

If you go to school don't apply here these hours are the worst and it just to much *Grave Yard Shift*

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Barista"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time

    Pros

    Some of the pros to working as a Barista at Pret, is that you get to have fun with your job. You get to smile all day, build relationships with your customers, and play games to create "buzz." You also develop memorization skills and over time work at a very fast pace.
    Also, you get free breakfast and lunch. And get bonuses for a weekly mystery shopper visit. And you can attend their infamous Pret parties.

    Cons

    Baristas have a lot of responsibility. You have to be quick on your feet and be able to memorize drinks because unlike starbucks, the cashiers have to call out the drinks instead of having it written down and sometimes that can get messy. You also get weekly visits that grade your cleanliness and your "buzz." And sometimes you get all the big bosses together and it can be very stressful as you are under a lot of pressure on top of having to be fast paced to get all of the drinks on time.


  2. "Amazing staff, great manager. Good work environment."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hot Chef in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Hot Chef in New York, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible hours, opportunities to move up, weekly bonuses, parties for the staff, fresh food.

    Cons

    Favoritism, not so many cons. Not so many cons not so many cons not so many cons

    Advice to Management

    Giving second chances

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