CULTIVATING FUTURE LEADERS
START YOUR CAREER ROLLING
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.
NO EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
WE'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
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“My work experience at chipotle was a learning one as well as a joyous opportunity. At chipotle your considered family. ”
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Chipotle full-time (more than an year)Pros
Natural Foods with local farms and free ranged animals with grass fed diets. That's amazing your getting Good fast food for a descent price. Chipotle is raising the standards for fast food.Cons
Chipotle tends to be unorganized as a company in general sometimes to be totally honest.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Organize better and make sure the people that you promote to manager are actually benefiting and making positive changes for the company and crew not just themselves.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online – interviewed at Chipotle.Interview Details
Applied online and was contacted a couple of weeks later. Interview took place at a hotel. I arrived early and the interview was quick. I was interviewed by two people who told me they would contact me in the next 48 hours. Never did.Interview Questions
No OfferAverage Interview
- Why do you want to work for Chipotle? Answer Question
When Chipotle first opened, the idea was simple: demonstrate that food served fast didn't have to be a "fast-food" experience. We only 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...
Mission: To change the way people think about and eat fast food.