24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

1. There’s nothing worse than emptying the coffee tank at the end of the day. Mainly because it’s a mixture of coffee and chunky soup juice, and smells ...
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1. There’s nothing worse than emptying the coffee tank at the end of the day.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

Mainly because it’s a mixture of coffee and chunky soup juice, and smells like vomit.

2. We regularly get caught eating and have to pretend like we don’t have a mouth full of croissant.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

3. Yes, the leftover food does get donated, but not before we take a couple of sandwiches for the way home first.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

4. We can’t sell a broken Godfrey to customers, so he usually gets “accidentally broken” so we can eat him ourselves.

We can't sell a broken Godfrey to customers, so he usually gets "accidentally broken" so we can eat him ourselves.

5. We may forget to use skimmed milk in your “skinny cappuccino” and hand it to you anyway, praying you don’t notice.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

I mean, how much difference is there really?

6. The same goes for decaf drinks.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

Sorry.

7. If the cookies appear to be all sold out during lunch time it’s because we’ve hidden them all for our own lunch.

8. If you actually bother to throw your own rubbish in the bin, we LOVE you.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

9. Every employee has experienced the pain of burning themselves whilst getting a toastie.

Every employee has experienced the pain of burning themselves whilst getting a toastie.

10. Cleaning the toilets isn’t actually that bad because it means not talking to people.

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11. Behind every “Private” door is usually a kitchen worker jamming to their own music or complaining whilst slicing avocados.

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12. “Deep cleaning” is everyone’s least favourite phrase.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

13. Closely followed by FIFO.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

“First-in, first-out” means we spend a large portion of our time checking the dates on every single product in store.

14. We have an obligation to make awkward conversation with you, just in case you’re the mystery shopper.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

(Mystery Shoppers pose as customers to check our customer service isn’t shit.)

15. A free croissant could be out of the goodness of our own hearts or because it’s been sat there for six hours and looks kind of hard.

A free croissant could be out of the goodness of our own hearts or because it's been sat there for six hours and looks kind of hard.

16. Similarly, a free latte could be because we made too many lattes and couldn’t be arsed to throw it away.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

But a free latte’s a free latte, right?

17. Basically, “free stuff” is due to a bunch of things and it’s not always because we “fancy” you.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

18. In fact, we’re pretty sure we wouldn’t be too appealing anyway in our uniform of coffee-stained shirt, pen-marked jeans and ugly black shoes.

In fact, we're pretty sure we wouldn't be too appealing anyway in our uniform of coffee-stained shirt, pen-marked jeans and ugly black shoes.

19. No matter how many times we say “it’s ok” when you spill your drink, it’s never ok.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

20. Closing the shop is a long and arduous process that would be much easier if you DIDN’T enter five minutes before close.

Closing the shop is a long and arduous process that would be much easier if you DIDN'T enter five minutes before close.

21. If an area is closed off with chairs, we’re giving you a direct instruction NOT to move the chairs and proceed past anyway.

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22. Talking on the phone whilst ordering will always be rude.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

23. If we ask if you want to “eat in’” or “take away” just replying with “yes” isn’t actually answering the question.

24 Secrets Pret Employees Will Never Tell You

24. And last but not least: We. Do. Not. Do. Decaf. Filters.

And last but not least: We. Do. Not. Do. Decaf. Filters.

HOW MANY TIMES DO WE HAVE TO TELL YOU?!

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