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Updated Oct 12, 2019

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Pret A Manger CEO Pano Christou
Pano Christou
16 Ratings
  1. "Time doesnt go at all"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Heathrow, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free food, flexibility, weekly pay, bonus, great management

    Cons

    Boring job, breaks too early

    Pret A Manger2019-09-22
  2. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Payment on time good n fun environment

    Cons

    Low salary,they don t pay overtime although they ask you to work overtime regularly at least at Oxford street pret

    Advice to Management

    Pay the overtimes

    Pret A Manger2019-10-09
  3. "Good ethical company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Team Member Star in London, England
    Recommends

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Thorough training, decent salary, free food, fun nights out

    Cons

    Work experience varies greatly depending on which shop you work in, if you're not extremely fast even as a beginner it becomes a problem

    Pret A Manger2019-10-08
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Not the best, not the worst place to work"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, good hourly rate.

    Cons

    Toxic working environment in some cases.

    Pret A Manger2019-09-30
  5. "Good starting job, working in the prodution team is a lot harder than working at the cashier"

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    Former Employee - Team Member Star in Gatwick, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job can be easy if working at front of house. Free lunch and paid breaks. Easy coffee calling system. It is nice to make someone's day by giving them a free hot drink.

    Cons

    Not much flexibility when working at the job, depending on your area you may be assigned to stand at the cashier all day. Pressure from managers to smile all day

    Advice to Management

    Customer service is important, but some people don't like to carry a conversation or ask question for such a short interaction.

    Pret A Manger2019-10-01
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not as they present it"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Weekly pay, most employers are friendly and nice to work with

    Cons

    Too much stress for poor pay. They expect you to work like machines so if you’re not fast enough you are not worth it for them. Managers are abusive and take advantage of team members. No balance between life/work, you spend all the time in there. Overtime is not payed.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t give all the job to one person when the store has a ton of employees.

    Pret A Manger2019-10-12
  7. "amazing"

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

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Training Starting salary Pleasant environment

    Cons

    Sometimes 6 days a week initially

    Pret A Manger2019-09-13
  8. Helpful (18)

    "Poor management"

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    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Oxford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free food and drink on shift

    Cons

    Poor management, lack of management training

    Pret A Manger2019-08-28
  9. Helpful (20)

    "A big emphasis on teamwork"

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    Former Employee - Team Member Trainer 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Staff meals, lots of locations, a big sense of camaraderie

    Cons

    They expect you to work like machines and there is little to no respite

    Pret A Manger2019-07-28
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Good flexible work in hospitality"

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    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, easy to access, good food

    Cons

    Wage, training and no opportunity to grow

    Pret A Manger2019-08-23
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