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Pei Wei Asian Diner Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Fun, fast paced work environment (in 24 reviews)

  • Great people, good management, good food and food discount for employee (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management is very strong on their way and there is no time to explain why you did something (in 10 reviews)

  • Not really cons just fast paced so you must stay on your toes not a laid back job (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Kitchen Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pei Wei Asian Diner full-time

    Pros

    achievable bonuses through PBOE structure

    Cons

    limited ability to move up


  2. "It was a good company at one time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pei Wei Asian Diner full-time

    Pros

    It used to be a good place to work

    Cons

    They are lost and having big issues.

  3. "Good job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pei Wei Asian Diner part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good environment, nice atmosphere

    Cons

    Busy restaurant, no career advancement


  4. "Doesn't care much about it's staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pei Wei Asian Diner part-time

    Pros

    Good people, good food, family meals

    Cons

    Management would suck the life out of the employees to make the customers happy

    Advice to Management

    Don't leave pfchangs you need them


  5. "Cook"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Garland, TX
    Former Employee - Crew Member/Grill Cook in Garland, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pei Wei Asian Diner part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay, enjoyable environment, amazing staff, and an excellent management that taught me all about cooking and cleaning in a fast paced restaurant.

    Cons

    Long Shifts during school nights


  6. "good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Knoxville, TN
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Knoxville, TN

    I have been working at Pei Wei Asian Diner (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pei Wei will work around a college schedule.

    Cons

    Constantly busy. Very few things that are broken get fixed.


  7. "Key employee"

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    Current Employee - Key Holder in Lewisville, TX
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Lewisville, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Pei Wei Asian Diner part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to work at to get experience.

    Cons

    Food cost being high most of the time due to constant coupons and supervisors wanting you yo do everything possible to keep customers happy like giving out food for free and issuing refunds left to right.

  8. "Flexible"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pei Wei Asian Diner part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is alright

    Promotions are easy to come by

    Great co-workers

    Cons

    Working with the public can be stressful,

    Some, but not all management point fingers a lot and blame others rather than listen and communicate.

    Advice to Management

    Listen and communicate with your employees


  9. "Decent Job"

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    Former Employee - Everything in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Everything in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pei Wei Asian Diner (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free food if working the full day

    Cons

    A lot of work for minimum

    Advice to Management

    Better pay


  10. "its a job"

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    Current Employee - Key Holder in Gainesville, VA
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Gainesville, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pei Wei Asian Diner part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    there are not really any

    Cons

    working with immature people, the manager leaves you drowning when there is a rush, no one takes their job seriously .

    Advice to Management

    stop hiring managers that are lazy and seem to take the easy way put of things, oh and hire managers that can actually cook.


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