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Cheesecake Factory Interview Questions

Updated Sep 23, 2014
Updated Sep 23, 2014
144 Interview Reviews

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    OST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Be open and honest. Be sure to answer all questions without saying um. When you go in be direct, dressed well, and articulate. Smile and just be yourself. Ask questions pertaining to the job you are applying for and be knowledgeable about the company. There is a lot of information out there about Cheesecake and that will be a way to let them know you are interested in the company.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I came back for a second interview a few days later with GM and was hired at the end of the meeting.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    Sit down with the server manager!

    Interview Questions
    • I dont really remember but I answered all my questions honestly and how I would handle certain problems that may occur during a shift.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing ! Got my apron and went to training !
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in September 2012.

    Interview Details

    I submitted an application, several days later I was called for an interview. I am waiting to hear back.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dulles, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dulles, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Starts with your resume, then you get a phone call to set up a phone call then the phone call and after that you get the live interview.

    Interview Questions
    • I always hate the how much do you want to get paidl. its a bad situation, ask for too much no dice. ask for too little they feel u arent worth anythign   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation, pretty much here it is yes or no
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Food Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Sunrise, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunrise, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a day - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Filled out online. Management calls you for a interview. Just smile and be nice. Don't dress like your going to the gym. They will ask you questions about general knowledge of a restaurant. They will ask you question about past jobs? Bring your own pen. Don't ask to borrow one.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Two week training. Have to pass a 360 question test. Have to buy a white shirt, pants, sneakers, belt. Also a tie and pens. They give you two aprons. Everything is white
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Grill/Fry Line Cook Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fairfax, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairfax, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    For me it wasn't an interview process. Asked about past cooking experienced. What do you know about Cheesecake Factory.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    To start of as Appetizer but then got change to Grill / Fry Line Cook after signing the employment contract with the same pay rate.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Miami, FL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in June 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied online, got called in, got hired, then trained.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    Ad on Craigslist, very lengthy questionnaire, personality test that is over 100 questions that has to be finished right after you begin. A mini IQ kinda test that has a lot of math questions.

    Interview Questions
    • During interview was asked how I would handle a disaster at all of the tables I was serving.   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Server Interview

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

    I applied online - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    3 interview process. First interview was a phone interview through which I had to convince the General Manager I was worth interviewing in person. Second interview was with a different manager. Questions such as "how positive are you" were asked. This is definitely importance as no one wants to work with a grumpy co worker. Also, they seemed interested to really get to know you to see if you'd be a good match for the company. I don't want to give too much detail because then it'd be easy to fake your way into the door. Personally, I only want to work with other people who are genuinely positive. Just be honest. If you're a great match, they will hire you. If you aren't a great match, then you're going to hate it here anyway because you can only act for so long.

    Interview Questions
    • What are the challenges you've had to face with your most recent serving job? They do want you to be as specific and detailed as possible. They want to know how much you've already had to put up with before getting to the Cheesecake Factory. Be honest. They know you've had to put up with a lot.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11.  

    Bakery Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Peabody, MA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Peabody, MA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Cheesecake Factory in May 2012.

    Interview Details

    1) Application online
    2) in person greeting to introduce and notify of my application
    3) submit resume
    4) Return inperson (you can wait, its your gamble)
    5) schedule 1st interview with a Regular Manager
    6) Schedule 2nd interview with the General Manager
    7) If hired, orientation
    8) Training 2weeks
    9) Written exam to pass for position after 2 weeks of training (typically 4~6shifts)
    10) Regular employee

    Interview Questions
    • WHY DID CHEESECAKE looked appealing to you in your search for jobs.,   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    NO NEGOTIATION IN PART TIME YOU GET WHAT YOU GET
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

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 Current Server in Denver, CO

Pros: “Training was fun, they keep you well fed and I had fun while learning all of the food with my new coworkers. Management is decent, hotschedules makes it easy to give away or pick up shifts…” Full Review

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