Chili's
3.3 of 5 420 reviews
www.chilis.com Dallas, TX 5000+ Employees

Chili's Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.3 420 reviews

                             

64% Approve of the CEO

Chili's President Douglas Brooks

Douglas Brooks

(164 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Flexible schedule, will always try to work with you"
    in 33 reviews
  • "Good money if in good neighborhood"
    in 22 reviews
Cons:
  • "ZERO quality of life for managers and key hourly"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Work long hours and on your feet"
    in 12 reviews
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Waitor

Server/Waiter (Former Employee)
Austin, TX

I worked at Chili's part-time for more than 3 years

ProsFlexible schedule. Good money if in good neighborhood. Exercise

ConsTiring. Not good long term income because of lack of growth opportunities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very Corporate

Waitress (Former Employee)
Plano, TX

I worked at Chili's part-time for less than a year

ProsIf you get good at your job you can be successful and maintain good relationships with staff and managers. Lots of oppurtunity for growth within company

ConsVery competitive environement, not a lot of individual effort but must make every little decision as a team. Manager rulling can be unsuportive and strict. Pay is not enough for the amount of effort put forth. Nitpicky.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Server (Current Employee)
Norfolk, VA

I have been working at Chili's part-time for more than a year

ProsMoney - people - food - discount - location

ConsBosses - customer service - shifts - compensation - bonus

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Fun atmosphere, good tips

Server (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

I worked at Chili's part-time for more than a year

ProsGood tips if busy
Management helpful when needed

Conssome execution problems
relationship between cooks and servers is not friendly

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Busy

Server (Former Employee)
Carrollton, TX

I worked at Chili's part-time for more than a year

ProsGood money, flexible schedule, easy uniform

ConsWork long hours and on your feet

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more understanding of school schedules

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Fun Place to Work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Chili's part-time for more than a year

ProsMeet and interact with lots of people.

ConsHigh turnover rate of employees

Advice to Senior ManagementMore team building activities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Hostess

Hostess (Former Employee)
Dallas, TX

I worked at Chili's part-time for more than 5 years

ProsFun environment, great people to work with.

ConsPay based on tips and satisfaction of customers was based largely on server's performance not hostess.

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Chiliheads Rule!

Restaurant Manager (Former Employee)
Anchorage, AK

I worked at Chili's full-time for less than a year

ProsFun Place to place to work! Great concept. Rapid store expansions planned, so lots of promotions..

ConsRestaurant work is always hard but rewarding work.

Advice to Senior ManagementIts great to work for a restaurant that values the team members as much as the customers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Jack of all trades

Key Team Member (Current Employee)
Madison, TN

I have been working at Chili's full-time for more than 5 years

Prosgreat atmosphere, decent pay (depending on what you position you are in)

ConsZERO quality of life for managers and key hourly

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fun and flexible, as serving jobs go.

Food Server (Former Employee)
Richmond, IN

I worked at Chili's full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe always worked with my class schedules. It was an active job, so the time went by quickly (as long as we wer busy).

ConsIf you wanted the good money, you had to work the weekends. Lunch shifts weren't bad, but weekend nights were better.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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