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Nando's Peri Peri Reviews

Updated 9 August, 2018
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Pros
  • "Nandos has great food, great people Fast Business and room for growth" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Everyone gets a free staff meal at the end of their shift and also get 50% off when dining off-shift" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "awful management, low pay, you don't feel valued or appreciated" (in 5 reviews)

  • "The other thing is you'll probably get the same pay longer then you think you should no matter how much work you put in" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Managers"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good food great ambiance nice uniform

    Cons

    No incentives for staff what so ever

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your hard working staff members


  2. "Don't even bother."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    - Tips
    - Some nice customers

    Cons

    - More hours if you're friends with the managers/supervisors
    - Rude/Nosy managers/supervisors
    - Only 20% discount
    - Too much work for low pay
    - Newbies are slaves

    Advice to Management

    Cliques? Really? This isn't high school. Get rid of the favoritism.

  3. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Waitress in Orleans, ON
    Former Employee - Waitress in Orleans, ON
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Nando's Peri Peri (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty easy serving job when properly staffed and trained

    Cons

    The customers aren't always pleasant and schedule not always or organized. Understaffed a lot of the time.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging everything and using frozen products.


  4. "Good place to earn pocket money"

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    Former Employee - Server/Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Server/Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nando's Peri Peri part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I worked here to support myself through school. I gave me a flexible schedule to work with.

    Cons

    I had to do a lot of multitasking, work over time most days.

    Advice to Management

    Please have a responsible head to look into the training and development.


  5. "Unique atmosphere. Can be fun if you’re organized and can prioritize."

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    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Washington, DC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's Peri Peri full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Their Values
    Paid medical
    Vacation time
    Open to new ideas
    Customizable at a store level
    Team outings: for managers and team members alike

    Cons

    Inconsistency store to store
    Lack of organization
    Culture changing rapidly
    Slow progression for growth

    Advice to Management

    Show appreciation for the managers that have been loyal, dedicated and who work hard. Promotions and compensation shouldn’t be based off of popularity but off of results and hard work.


  6. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nando's Peri Peri part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment
    Fast paced work
    Good job for college students or high school students
    Deals on food

    Cons

    Can have very slow days
    Can get hectic and lines not organized for customers


  7. "Not a bad management job, for food service"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nando's Peri Peri full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, responsive and supportive HQ staff, your time is by large appreciated, upper management is respectful of work-life balance, decent promotion potential (to a point)

    Cons

    Benefits not as good as they once were (and getting worse every year), bonuses are extremely difficult to hit, long operating hours, you'll be expected to stay open through blizzards and storms that shut down the rest of the area

  8. "Great family environment!"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor
    Former Employee - Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nando's Peri Peri full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, great food, family orientated and promotion within.

    Cons

    Some management in NOVA could improve.


  9. "only work here if your desperate"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Team Member in Melbourne (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's Peri Peri full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free food but that's it, and people are nice

    Cons

    terrible pay and hours, and they'll work you to death


  10. "Great place for students"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's Peri Peri part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Yearly holiday parties are always a blast
    Friendly staff, makes you feel like a part of a family.
    Signs of upward mobility only if you ask

    Cons

    Hours can be a pain
    No benefits
    Favoritism is evident


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