Chipotle
3.1 of 5 463 reviews
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Chipotle Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.1 463 reviews

                             

83% Approve of the CEO

Chipotle Co-CEOs Steve Ells & Montgomery F. Moran

Steve Ells & Montgomery F. Moran

(235 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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New Hire @ Deer Park Chipotle

Line Worker (Current Employee)
Deer Park, NY

I have been working at Chipotle part-time for less than a year

ProsFamily Oriented Workplace. Staff is well knowledgeable as well. Free Lunch & Paid Breaks.

ConsN/A!!!!!! :D So far this company is amazing!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Management really involved and LOTS of opportunity to move up!

Cashier/Crew Member (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Chipotle part-time for less than a year

ProsI really like that they try to make the work experience enjoyable for their employees and actually care about your development and even what's going on in your life. Their goal when hiring you is to make you a manager. The training is clear and everyone is there if you have questions. (The pay isn't too shabby either)

ConsThe only cons would be that it can get a little stressful during peak hours and Chipotle adheres to high standards so if you're the kind of person who does the least...you won't succeed there but chances are they wouldn't hire you if that was the case.

Advice to Senior ManagementI think some managers could be a little better with motivation. Some of them end up pestering people instead of encouraging them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work your way up.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Chipotle

ProsGood amount of training and leadership shown. Get to strengthen skills dealing with working with others and handling customer service.

ConsMight have trouble if you do not have experience working in a fast paced environment. It can tend to be really busy around peak lunch and dinner hours.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Chipotle part-time

ProsFree employee meals, very flexible schedule, great coworkers

ConsEntitled customers
Understaffed
Unpredictable hours
Inconsistent management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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So much opportunity!

Kitchen Manager (Current Employee)
Fayetteville, AR

I have been working at Chipotle full-time for less than a year

ProsYou get 30 minute paid breaks, that you're allowed to leave the building during, for every 5 hours worked. Free meals when you work, and 50% off when you're off. Being able to set high standards and only tolerate a team that will meet them. An amazing business model. CULTURE, CULTURE, CULTURE!! That's the best part.

ConsYou MUST be prepared to work, and work hard. Lots of hours, which is kind of a pro as well. The high standards are unforgiving and must be upheld to achieve restaurateur.

Advice to Senior ManagementUpper management really knows what they're doing. Keep up the great work! :)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Getting the job done and enjoying it.

Cashier (Former Employee)
Austin, TX

I worked at Chipotle part-time for less than a year

ProsFree employee meal during shift
30 minute break
Great people to work with
Great customers to interact with
All employees love what they do.

ConsOnce on the schedule, it doesn't become very flexible. The schedule is set pretty much the same every week, so it's hard to pick up more hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementMaybe providing more opportunities to get higher up in management. Or allow employees to have a few more responsibilities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Working at Chipotle is a breath of fresh air

Prep Cook/Dishwasher (Current Employee)
Naperville, IL

I have been working at Chipotle part-time for less than a year

ProsUpbeat, fast paced environment. Attention to detail in cooking and everyone helps each other.

ConsI wash a lot of dishes. But this is to be expected, I am starting off as a prep/dishwasher.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep actively discussing company growth and employee potential for development. It is encouraging to learn of the opportunities wit Chipotle, and it gives me incentive to work harder each shift.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Hard Worker? Looking for Career Opportunities?

Kitchen Manager (Current Employee)
College Station, TX

I have been working at Chipotle full-time for less than a year

ProsFree food when working, 50% off when not
Will be promoted if you have the work ethic and mentality to be the best

Conscan be a stressful environment at times
working off the clock multiple times a week

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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some of the best food out there.

General Manager (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at Chipotle full-time for more than 5 years

Prosgreat opportunities for growth, great work atmosphere, great food

Consit takes too long to move up past a restaurant manager position, and your career depends on how other people perform

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I love working here

Cashier and Crew Member (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Chipotle part-time for more than a year

ProsYou get a raise every 6 months and the starting pay is at $8.50
Good, Free chipotle ! yum

ConsHave to work fast and efficient in order to move up

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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