Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.1 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 April 2022
Employment effect (start)
11 April 2022
Foreseen end date
31 May 2032


Coffee and sandwich chain Pret A Manger will create 500 jobs across the island of Ireland over the next 10 years. The franchise is to open 20 shops in Ireland as part of an entrance into the Irish market and is looking for team members and baristas. The company has entered into a franchise agreement with Carebrook Partnership Limited. The first shop will open in Dublin in summer 2022 and will create 25 jobs.

Pret A Manger was founded in 1983 in the U.K. and currently operates also in the U.S., Hong Kong, France, Dubai, Switzerland, Brussels, Singapore, and Germany.



Eurofound (2022), Pret A Manger, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 106695, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106695.