Chipotle Crew Interview Questions

Updated Mar 25, 2015
Updated Mar 25, 2015
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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    Applied online and was notified via email to interview about a week later. Group interview consisting of 1 manager, 3 crew members, and 6 interviewees. Interview lasted about 48 minutes.

    Interview questions were pretty easy but the whole interview seemed like a complete joke. One crew member was on her phone a couple times during the interview (probably texting). Even worse, the manager picked up a phone call to his cell during the interview and completely disregarded what the applicant was saying. After he hung up he didn't apologize to the applicant and simply said "ok, next person." I know working here requires a fun and enthusiastic personality, but I didn't expect the interview to be such a joke and the manager to be so rude. I've experienced my fair share of interviews and I've never had one like this. Definitely makes me think of the company differently, especially since two of their 13 characteristics are respectful and polite.

    Manager notified all interviewees that decisions for the 2nd round would be made by next Monday.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about yourself.
      Why Chipotle?
      What do you think would be the hardest part about working at Chipotle?
      What do you know about Chipotle?
      How do you handle criticism?
      How would you deal with a rude customer?
      If your friends had to describe you in one word, what would it be?
      What is 1 strength and 1 weakness?
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Chipotle.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed with about 4 other people. Overall everything went well, the GM and the apprentice made us feel welcomed and it didn't feel like a waste of time. One thing you should really be able to answer is "what do you know about chipotle?" We were asked that question and literally no one said anything, so I stepped in and told them the history of chipotle which really impressed the GM. We didn't get an offer because we applied for a new store which isn't opening till April.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Crew Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Chipotle.

    Interview Details

    I had three different interviews with Chipotle at different locations and each had a different hiring process. The first was very standard; I met one-on-one with an assistant who asked general interview questions. The second and third, however, I was not happy about. The next two "interviews" were group interviews, where we were sat with a couple team members and were asked personal questions - very informal, and it was almost impossible to prove what skills I could offer as an employee.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Chipotle Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Chipotle.

    Interview Details

    It took about 3 weeks after I applied online to get a call for an interview. The first interview is with the general manager and maybe an assistant manager. They ask you the standard questions, why you want to work there and what makes you stand out above the rest. The main thing to remember about an interview at Chipotle is you NEED to know the facts and history about the company. This is the key to getting in. The more you know and the more you apply to the "13 characteristics" you are good to go. If you pass the first interview, the second interview will consists of meeting the crew member. The deciding factor will be if the crew likes you and thinks you will be a valuable team member.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Chipotle.

    Interview Details

    I did a group interview and it actually went very well. the interviewer was very kind allowed us to feel comfortable and everything went smoothly. I got the second interview where he told me we would be tested.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you describe yourself as?
      What did you apply to Chipotle specifically?
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Team Crew Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Chipotle in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    group interview. super casual. Done at back of store. Informal. Easy going. The people there were very nice. Laid back. Made you feel at home among the crew members you would be working with.GM very easy going but firm and strict at the same time. Busy kitchen. I only had to wait a few minutes before I got a yes or no that I had the job. I knew right then. I never imagined it would be so fast but it was. Hiring process takes a little longer because of paperwork but not bad.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Crew Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Chipotle.

    Interview Details

    Applied online then a few days later was contacted to in for an interview. I arrived a few minutes early, but I had to wait on two additional people. One showed up, then another when the interview was done. Later on that night, I was called to come in for a 2nd interview. I had to wait again. This interview was with three additional candidates.An apprentice conducted this interview. By the way, she was late too. The interview was scheduled for 5p.m. The interviewer asked basic questions. Then the other soon to be GM came into the interview.At the end, the GM and the apprentice said that they would notify us within 24 to 48 hours about our status.

    Interview Questions
    • Why Chipotle? Tell me about yourself? What are your hobbies?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Chipotle.

    Interview Details

    Well , the interview went pretty well i was greeted by the manager upon entering the door . I was asked about the company's history and additionally about myself and the goals which i hold in the future . I was told that i will be called back and then reffered to an interview , I'm just waiting to see the response so i don't officially have the job yet .

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Chipotle.

    Interview Details

    The process took very quick I got called back in the couple days that I applied online for. I got to the interview and they asked me two questions if I knew about chipotle and if I had any questions after they told me what they do

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Crew Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at Chipotle in March 2015.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed with 2 other people. They ask a lot of background questions, you need to know the history. It is a bonus to have previous experience. Mangers are cool and easy going. Looking for someone that is motivated and will fit in with the environment.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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