Moe's Southwest Grill

  www.moes.com
  www.moes.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Moe's Southwest Grill Reviews

67 Reviews
3.5
67 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Moe's Southwest Grill President Paul Damico
Paul Damico
30 Ratings
  1.  

    good first job for high school students

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Portsmouth, VA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Portsmouth, VA

    I worked at Moe's Southwest Grill full-time

    Pros

    The company itself is good. It's a laid back, friendly work environment. However, you're personal experience will vary from store to store because they all have different owners (franchise). Easy first job for high school students, or even college students on break. VERY flexible scheduling. I learned a lot as assistant manager, and have a great reference to put on my resume.

    Cons

    Not very many opportunities to grow (I got lucky and an opportunity arose for me to work my way up to assistant manager). The location I worked at paid very little for all staff (minimum wage for crew and 9/hour for assistant managers, which was not relative to the amount of work we did), but I've heard that other locations pay a little better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The employees that show their dedication and desire to be a part of the company should be rewarded for their excellence and hard work. The lack of investment in your staff comes off as a lack of appreciation, and can be extremely discouraging. Rewarding excellence in the work place yields improved customer service, improved employee performance, and ultimately an increase in customer base and sales.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Moe's Southwest Grill Interviews

Updated Aug 31, 2014
Updated Aug 31, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

66%
11%
22%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

50%
26%
19%

Interview Difficulty

1.8
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy
  1.  

    Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Moe's Southwest Grill.

    Interview Details

    The woman who was supposed to interview me wasn't there, so I spoke to a general manager. The GM was nice and we just chatted for a bit and she asked about the hours I'd like to work and then I showed her my resume and we both left feeling generally confident

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. Minimum wage
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Moe's Southwest Grill Awards & Accolades

Let us know if we're missing any workplace or industry recognition – Add an award

Additional Info

Edit Profile
Website www.moes.com
Headquarters Raleigh, NC
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Competitors Chipotle, Subway

Here's a restaurant for anyone looking for mo' Tex-Mex food. MSWG operates Moe's Southwest Grill, a chain of more than 400 fast-casual eateries in about 35 states mostly east of the Mississippi River that offer standard Tex-Mex favorites, including burritos, quesadillas, and fajitas. The chain has fostered a quirky and fun atmosphere with menu items named after TV, movie, and pop culture references. Nearly all of the company's restaurants are operated by franchisees. Moe's Southwest Grill was started in 2001 by Martin Sprock; it is owned by FOCUS Brands.

Worked for Moe's Southwest Grill? Contribute to the Community!