Chipotle – Why Work For Us?

CULTIVATING FUTURE LEADERS

 

START YOUR CAREER ROLLINGundefined

 

One of the many reasons why Chipotle is unlike other fast food companies is the fact that nearly all of the leaders are promoted from our crew. Many restaurant companies hire "professional" managers to run their restaurants and almost never look to their crews for new leaders. But last year at Chipotle, 97% of our general managers were promoted from our crews and because our company is growing, there's plenty of opportunity.

 Countless people who came simply looking for a job now find themselves leading dozens, or even thousands of people while enjoying a career that is totally fulfilling, fun, and financially rewarding beyond anything they thought possible. It's pretty simple: If you work hard, you'll get noticed and before you know it, you'll be on a roll.

 
 
 

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undefinedWE'RE NOT LIKE OTHER FAST FOOD COMPANIES AND IT STARTS WITH OUR PEOPLE
When Steve Ells started Chipotle back in 1993, he only intended to open one restaurant—not a chain of more than 1,200. Because of that, he broke all of the rules and Chipotle became a new kind of fast food restaurant. In fact, we do just about everything differently and it starts with the people we hire to work in our restaurants.

 

We've learned that experience in other fast food restaurants isn't of much value at Chipotle. That's because we really cook food at Chipotle. And that's just the beginning of what we do differently. Our Crew members learn what they need to do on the job and in turn, they become the future leaders of our company. It's on-the-job training like you have never had before.

 
 

  A DAY IN THE LIFE

 

 
 

CHANGE JOBS CHANGE THE WORLD

HELP US CULTIVATE A BETTER WORLD AND BE PART OF SOMETHING INCREDIBLE
 

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    Fun and fast

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    Former Employee - Take-out Specialist in Roswell, GA
    Former Employee - Take-out Specialist in Roswell, GA

    I worked at Chipotle part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The work atmosphere is really good. It's like a big family. Everyone tries to help eachother around. If managers see your potential and that you are working really hard, they will help you move up in the company.

    Cons

    It can be really stressfull at times. Some customers can be really rude. You have to move pretty fast but also give good customer service and mantain a clean working area.

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    Try to understand that we can only do so many things at a time.

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Chipotle Interviews

Updated Oct 22, 2014
Updated Oct 22, 2014

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

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    Basically I got an interview for a job fair the next day. I went and they were on time and very nice. They smiled with me and had me confident that I was gonna get the job but the next day i got an email saying i did not receive the job.

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Chipotle Awards & Accolades

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100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2009
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

Additional Info

Website www.chipotle.com
Headquarters Denver, CO
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1993
Type Company - Public (CMG)
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

When Chipotle first opened, the idea was simple: demonstrate that food served fast didn't have to be a "fast-food" experience. We use high-quality raw ingredients, classic cooking methods and a distinctive interior design, and provide an exceptional customer experience—features more frequently found in the world of fine dining. As a fast-growing company, we’re always looking... More

Mission: To change the way people think about and eat fast food.

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