Chili's

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Chili's Reviews

Updated November 23, 2014
Updated November 23, 2014
569 Reviews
3.3
569 Reviews
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Chili's President Wyman Roberts
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great management, flexible schedule with good support from managers (in 39 reviews)

  • Scheduling is flexible and you have the potential to earn good money (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • long hours, loosing too many of company's biggest fans over the last few years (in 19 reviews)

  • ZERO quality of life for managers and key hourly (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    GM

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Chili's

    Pros

    Great place to work as long as you get scgeduled

    Cons

    To many changes that don't fit the concept

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire the nonproducers

    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tough hours, great company to work for

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Rancho Cordova, CA
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Rancho Cordova, CA

    I have been working at Chili's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent Salrary, and Bonus structure

    Cons

    long hours, working weekends stinks

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    A Great Place to Work

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    Former Employee - Server
    Former Employee - Server

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

    Pros

    Accommodating scheduling.
    Fun environment
    Employees that become fast friends.
    Good to great tips.
    Management that understands what it's like to go through a "dinner rush" and is there to help you when things get tough.
    Great benefits for part-time employees like 50% meals!
    Flexible work schedule
    Overall an incredibly fun work experience

    Cons

    Outside of the occasional BAD tipper, nothing to complain about.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Chilis

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    Former Employee - FOH Manager in Abilene, TX
    Former Employee - FOH Manager in Abilene, TX

    I worked at Chili's full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great culture! Great place to work

    Cons

    Hours didn't work when I had a kiddo and my husband was out of town a lot. Not Chilis fault just my personal situation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Na

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Server

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    Former Employee - Food Server in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Food Server in Fairfax, VA

    I worked at Chili's full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Food is always CONSISTENT AND TIMELY

    Cons

    People that come in usually don't tip well

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to your staff

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    I loved working here!!!

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    Former Employee - Server in Murrieta, CA
    Former Employee - Server in Murrieta, CA

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

    Pros

    The whole crew was like a big family... very casual. Also Brinker corporation does some great things in the community!

    Cons

    Very casual usually leads to very unprofessional

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great Environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Food Server in Acworth, GA
    Former Employee - Food Server in Acworth, GA

    I worked at Chili's full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly, supportive, and helpful staff.
    Convenient online scheduling.
    Discount dining card.
    Flexible hours.
    Fast paced environment.

    Cons

    As with any restaurant job you may get out late when you work nights.
    So much silverware to roll.
    Not much to complain about, it was a great company to work for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Geat job!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great company, room for advancement and great benefits.

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    Current Employee - Server in Clearwater, FL
    Current Employee - Server in Clearwater, FL

    I have been working at Chili's part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Resources to build successful leaders are at your finger tips.

    Cons

    No cons as of yet.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Fun atmosphere

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Chili's

    Pros

    There was a high volume of customers and it was very fun and upbeat.
    You can make good money here.

    Cons

    As with any restaurant job it can be very stressful at times.
    Some Saturdays I worked doubles with no break from open until close.

  11.  

    Best in Casual Dining

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Chili's full-time

    Pros

    Best quality of life in the industry, higher than standard compensation, outstanding benefits and a unique and fun work culture.

    Cons

    High level of complexity in meeting operational standards, vague standards for achieving promotion.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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