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PizzaExpress Interview Questions

Updated Oct 14, 2014
Updated Oct 14, 2014
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    Waiter Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at PizzaExpress in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    Pretty Simple and straight forward. I applied online through their website. Got a call from the store manager a couple of days later asking a few general questions about previous experience being a waiter. Got invited in for a face to face interview a few days after that and met with the manager for a pretty informal chat about what I thought of pizzaExpress as a company, what I would do if a customer was being rude and a time when I worked as a team.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at PizzaExpress in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was a waiter and applied internally to be an assistant manager.I gave my CV to my restaurant manager who passed that to the area manager.
    After few days I was contacted by the area manager for a normal 1:1 interview.
    After 2 weeks from my interview I was invited for an assessment centre were I had first review 1 of the PE restaurant that I had to visit,then I had a play role and at the end I had a maths and IQ test.

    Interview Questions
    • The Play-role was unreal. I had to play the part of a manager going to the restaurant on his day off and the manager on duty was stressed because a customer complained.I had to try to calm down the person in a professional way while he was crying and stressed.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Assistant Restaurant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at PizzaExpress in December 2008.

    Interview Details

    Was contacted via phone 3 hours after applying online, came in for a face to face interview with the restaurant manager spoke was offered the role and went for a group session with team work exercises and then offered

    Interview Questions
    • How to deal with customers when they are wrong but you still need to keep them happy   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Chef Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leeds, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Leeds, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at PizzaExpress in December 2008.

    Interview Details

    Manager was an hour and a half late for the interview

    Interview Questions
    • How long have you been a chef- I kid you not!   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Non existent - your offered a take it or leave chioce
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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