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Cracker Barrel Prep Cook Interview Questions

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Prep Cook Interview

Anonymous Employee
Accepted Offer
Negative Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel.

Interview

A quick sit down with a manager . Dress as if you had their job and pretend to be confident. Be on time even though the managers will probably be late. Ask as many questions as you can. Be polite.

Interview Questions

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Macon, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Macon, GA) in May 2016.

    Interview

    The interviewing and hiring process is simple. First you apply online, if you quality for the position you applied for, the hiring manger will email you a time and date to be interviewed and if they feel like you are a good candidate then the job is definitely yours.

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ocala, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Ocala, FL) in November 2016.

    Interview

    I pho ed in we had a brief phone coversation then she scheduled and interview with hersel then the next day i interviewed with the GM and then a third manager which hired me

    Interview Questions

    • How fast could i get a prep sheet done   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    It went really well the manager actually told me i was worth more then what i was asking for

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Jackson, MI
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Jackson, MI) in November 2016.

    Interview

    I showed up about 5 minutes early. Checked in with host who happened to be the interviewer. He says oh your going to be seeing me. He sat me at a table alone for quite some time. When he finally came out he did not really ask me anything just looked at my information . Told me about himself then said he would call me if they wanted a second interview. They never called back.

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Ottawa, IL) in February 2016.

    Interview

    Applied online in the morning and got an email later that day to call in for an interview. Called at about 11AM(Saturday) and scheduled and interview for Monday. Went in and talked to a manager for about 15 minutes asked me some basic questions about my past experience working in a kitchen and showed me a list of things I'd have to do for prep cook. Only had one interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here?

      Whats shifts are you available to work?

      Tell me about a time when you didn't get along with a past co-worker, and how that was resolved.

      Tell me why teamwork is important to you in a kitchen environment.   Answer Question

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Statesboro, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Statesboro, GA) in February 2011.

    Interview

    Met with an associate manager for initial review (mostly personality type questions) and then the general manager for the final interview which was more detailed and came with more job specific questions to see if my experience was what they were looking for. Then a quick view of the store as it was brand new and received my offer after the walk around.

    Interview Questions

    • What experience could relate to the job (cook) i was applying for   1 Answer

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Knoxville, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Knoxville, TN) in June 2014.

    Interview

    I was called into the store on a non-busy time during the week after applying online through Indeed.com. I sat down with the assistant manager and general manager. They asked me questions about my availability and previous working experiences. I was hired on the spot upon filling out a paper application.

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel.

    Interview

    Three interviews Manager General manager, background check no drug test & District manager interview, then we had a paperwork and orientation, review of the whole store video presentation & skill training with a trainer as well menu classes and they have computer classes you must take to get a raise.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself with the company in 3 years   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    None they have a set wage on all positions and you get a 2% raise every par level and 6 months after

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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pell City, AL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Pell City, AL).

    Interview

    Two interviews, one with mid level manger and then general manger. Fairly innocuous interview. If you have experience you can slightly negotiate for your starting salary.

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    Negotiation

    Based on previous experience I was able to ask for a slightly higher starting salary.


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    Prep Cook Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Winter Garden, FL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cracker Barrel (Winter Garden, FL) in May 2012.

    Interview

    I'd applied to this company online 3 previous times with no response. I decided to visit the one nearest to me. I walked in and explained to a new manager that I'd applied online previously with no response. She got a senior manager who gave me a paper job application to fill out right there and then. three different and very personable waitresses stopped by the table I was sitting at to tell me how much they enjoyed working there and which shifts I should take according to company needs or to "get noticed." One waitress told me not to work in the kitchen, but on the floor as a server because she easily made 50 dollars an hour as a server. I finished the application and met with the general manager. He said a couple of different shifts were available and had 2 or 3 more interviews to conduct that same afternoon and someone would get back to me either way. That was yesterday, May 14th, 2012. I'm still waiting and hoping.

    Interview Questions

    • So you are available for any and all shifts?   1 Answer
    • Is there a minimum amount of money you need to make a week to pay your bills?   1 Answer

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