Panda Express

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Just OK

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - General Manager
Former Employee - General Manager

Pros

Good salary & benefits. Company invests in your personal development as well (have a learning benefit fund, landmark classes, etc.). Free food.

Cons

No Work/Life Balance. Labor structure of company is very minimal, as a GM, you do just as much work as the front of the house/back of the house, as the company expects you to run a store of $20000+ weekly sales with just 4 people including the manager, which means all of your staff has to multi-task from taking orders, cooking the food, washing the dishes, cleaning the lobby/restrooms, etc.

The company is more about keeping its store in brand new conditions, meaning spotless cleaning from top-to-bottom. While having a clean restaurant is a nice idea, and all restaurants should strive to have a clean restaurant, it's a little extreme as far as the level of detail that the company expects its managers to keep the store at whenever a higher up executive visits you.

Very high turnover rate as far as managers as well, which tells you something about the nature of the job for a GM.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Nothing negative to say about the organization or the people in it. It is a well-run company with great people and leaders. While there are many things to dislike, and there is high turnover, the company is doing great and is growing. All the best as the Panda Express brand grows.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Panda Express

  1.  

    Good pay, hard work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Back of House and Front of House
    Current Employee - Back of House and Front of House

    Pros

    - Feed you meals between shifts
    - Pay is decent
    - Randomly will get bonuses

    Cons

    - Managment was super inappropriate
    - Hard to get raises
    - Racial mistreatment of employees (look it up)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't make inappropriate jokes, stop playing favorites, give pay raises after a person has worked for a year

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Panda Express

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    no pros in my opinion

    Cons

    they have terrible hours and they dont have breaks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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