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Good place to work
Waitress (Former Employee) –  Croydon, Greater London10 October 2017
Overall good company to work for , always used to wish the pay rate would be more fair than it is at the moment for the same level of job that you would do with others.
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pizza chef
Pizza Chef (Former Employee) –  Wilmslow6 October 2017
fast pace
food preperation
cleaning duties
good management
friendly staff
open kitchen on show to customers
late nights and weekend work
fun
free staff meal
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Extremely great company depending on management.
Waitress (Former Employee) –  Bromley, Greater London4 October 2017
Despite many benefits being taken away in last few months salary is still extremely good, especially for students or part time work. Transferring is easy unless management are unwilling to cooperate, so staff experience will depend on location, and fellow workers.
Pros
Free meals, staff discount, tips
Cons
Rota schedule
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Fun and great management
Food Runner (Current Employee) –  Bournemouth3 October 2017
I love working here, management are helping and will go out of there way to try and help you, great team and lots of free pizza which is a bonus!

The downside is the pay and the lack of hours.
Pros
Free food
Cons
minium wage and zero hour contract
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Hard work for little money
Senior pizzaiolo (Current Employee) –  Cirencester, Gloucestershire2 October 2017
Very log hours very unsociable hours but high amount of progression pay is not to bad but could be always better management and pensions scemes is a bonus
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Very good
Chef (Former Employee) –  Finchley, Greater London29 September 2017
It’s giving me the opportunity of cooking and cleaning knowing the process of the food industry I had good fun and good time cooking for customers and enjoying work
Pros
Yes
Cons
Yes
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Great place to work
Manager on Duty and Waiter (Current Employee) –  Cranleigh, Surrey26 September 2017
Great place to work, fun team, fast paced job. Good hours, no early starts but there are late finishes involved. Good tips, hourly rate isn't the best but the tips make up for it.
Pros
Free Food
Cons
Late finishes
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Not very pleasant work environment
Pizza Chef (Former Employee) –  Liverpool25 September 2017
Enjoyed the pizza making but rude staff/management when not up to scratch with the pizza making during trial period.
Organised kitchen area was enjoyable to work in.
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Enjoyable
Food Runner (Current Employee) –  Wilmslow, Cheshire24 September 2017
A typical day at employment for pizza express consists of serving food to friendly customers that often have children. I have learned valuable life skills such as how to deal with friendly customers and difficult customers. I have also learned to work as a team and communicate.
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Great workplace, big tips
Dessert maker (Former Employee) –  Birmingham22 September 2017
Great environment with lovely people. Not bad salary (for a student like me). It was very busy during some periods but it depends on a location. Quite good benefits (tips, emloyee discount card etc).
Pros
Free lunches/dinners
Cons
Very busy, sometimes long hours
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productive, hard but cool
pizza maker (Former Employee) –  London18 September 2017
first job is always difficult, building a carrier require a lot of passion and dedication.
Very hard to learn and a bit stressful but after all good place to work.
I definitely would work again Because I love pizza and the company:)
Pros
free food, good atmosphere
Cons
long hours, no time for family
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The team enviroment
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) –  Birmingham, West Midlands16 September 2017
The team work is great.
The enthusiasm of the team and you feel like you are part of a little family when your at work. All look out for one another..
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Great tips, good team work, nice working environment
WAITRESS (Former Employee) –  Bath15 September 2017
If you work well and hard you will do very well here. Great tips. Literally. Financially and it is an enjoyable way of life if you like hospitality and don't mind unsociable hours. Tiring as running around on feet all day. Free lunch. Fairly good management from my experience.

Due to not sharing tips there is a tendency for the team not to work as hard for each other as they are primarily focussed on there own section.
Pros
Free lunches great tips
Cons
very tiring sometimes long hours
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great teams, good atmosphere
Assistant Manager (Former Employee) –  Buckingham, Buckinghamshire14 September 2017
Pizza Express is very hands on as a role from the Restaurant Manager down. The days are fluid, How busy you are and areas that needs support can change in an instant. Be prepared to get stuck in and reap the rewards long term. Plenty to learn and opportunities tp progress.
Pros
free food
Cons
late hours and long hours.
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Just don’t give you the respect that you deserve as you woke very late and hard.
Cleaner (Former Employee) –  Uckfield11 September 2017
I feel like you have to be used to late nights and long hours to work somewhere like this as it can be very tiring and boring. The manger doesn’t give you enough respect as you are the heart of the business because without you there would be no plates for the dishes to go on that would be clean.
Pros
Free pizza
Cons
Long hours into the night for a 16year old
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pretty good but the same
Kitchen Porter (Current Employee) –  Midhurst, West Sussex8 September 2017
Pizza express started off as a good job but then continued to be the same as there isn't much Varity to the job. Overall though the job was very good and fun
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bon environnement de travail
Serveur en restauration (Former Employee) –  Londres6 September 2017
bonne équipe, clientèle sympathique et management à l'écoute.
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Fun workplace
Kitchen Porter waitress chef (Former Employee) –  Taunton, Somerset30 August 2017
Good work place to work at very good team and great tips, friendly team to work along side. good staff food. good hours however sometimes would finish really late.
Pros
staff food
Cons
long finishes
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fun place to work!
Waitress (Current Employee) –  Hatch End30 August 2017
enjoyed working there great atmosphere and management are flexible! I have pride in working there as always lovely food with fresh ingredients being served
Pros
free lunches
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Full on role with a good support network
Deputy Restaurant Manager (Former Employee) –  London28 August 2017
Really enjoyed my time with PizzaExpress, they are very progressive and forward thinking. I relish the challenge of the various roles that I had and I have always been very grateful for my journey with Pizza Express.
Pros
Great team
Cons
Long hours
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