Granite City
3.0 of 5 22 reviews
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Granite City Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated May 31, 2014
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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Server & Head Host Interview

Server & Head Host

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Granite City.

Interview Details – It was a simple process with basic questions about your experience and as to why you'd be a good fit with the company. I went in for the interview when they were having open interviews because it was a new store. I met with two hiring managers and process went quick.

Interview Question – I would say most of the questions were expected and there weren't really any to throw you off. The one I'd say that I had to think about just because I couldn't say the answer I obviously wanted to was what was your worst guest experience. Otherwise the questions include employment history, what do you expect out of your manager and so on.   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Prep Cook Interview

Prep Cook

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Granite City in March 2010.

Interview Details – Just asked about previous work experience and what my favorite things to cook are.

Interview Question – Had me do a questionnaire that figured if i was mentally stable   Answer Question

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Average Interview

Host Interview

Host
Maple Grove, MN

I applied in-person and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Granite City in September 2008.

Interview Details – Met with the hiring manager and then got a phone call offering me the job

Interview Question – All questions are hard when you are being interviewed   Answer Question

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Easy Interview

Host Interview

Host
Omaha, NE

I applied in-person and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Granite City in January 2010.

Interview Details – Got a phone call to come in and interview then had orientation a week later

Interview Question – Give me a situation you were in where you showed team work   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Server Interview

Server
Minneapolis, MN

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Granite City in February 2010.

Interview Details – I sat down with a manager and talked for about 10 minutes. he said i didnt need to do the next interview and that I was hired.

Interview Question – What experience do you have?   Answer Question

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Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Server Interview

Server

The process took 1 week - interviewed at Granite City in November 2011.

Interview Details – Applications are handled entirely online, including basic information, resume submission, and a medium-length personality test to determine if I was a good fit for the position. The online portion of the application process took approximately thirty to forty-five minutes. About a week later I was invited to a 1:1 interview with the store manager, during which a few basic questions were asked, mostly relating to work experience and desire to work at that restaurant in particular. I was offered a job on the spot.

Interview Question – What would make you an excellent Server?   Answer Question

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Hostess Interview

Hostess

I applied in-person and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Granite City in March 2011.

Interview Details – I went in to fill out an application, brought it back, and was asked to fill out an SQ (like a personality thing) in store. After turning that in, I got a call about 3 days later, and was asked to come in for an interview. It was fairly easy - questions like how would you handle a difficult customer, why do you want to work here - and then I was given a call back for a second interview (with a different manager) and was given the job there. There was a week training after that (paid, and with food), and then I started working.

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Negotiation Details – Not really.

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Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Server Interview

Server

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Granite City in March 2010.

Interview Details – I spoke with the manager while i was fulling out the application and then she said i was hired. it was a very easy interview and it included a personality test.

Interview Question – How would u resolve a mis-ring food item?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – none

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