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IHOP Interview Questions

Updated Apr 27, 2017
224 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Host Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    I filled an application out. I turned it in waited few minutes for the manager. When she came out she interviewed me on the spot. She asked me why I wanted to work there and how long I plan on staying. After the interview I ws hired on the spot. I started work the next day.

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gilbert, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at IHOP (Gilbert, AZ) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I met with the hiring manager and she was very unprofessional. I kept getting the feeling that she was irritated that I was asking so many questions. She didn't seem to want to go into detail what I would need to be doing.

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  3.  

    Host Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IHOP in March 2017.

    Interview

    Was called in by the general manager discussed why I would a good fit for position and traiming to be a server filled out hire paperwork started in next two days.

    Interview Questions

    • Why I was interested in working there   1 Answer

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at IHOP.

    Interview

    Interview went well. I was hired on the spot because I had serving experience. General questions were asked. The manager seemed pretty cool and laid back and had a passion for pancakes and her pancake partner affiliates. She absolutely adored pancakes. She told me that her first date with the man she decided to marry was at an IHOP. He proposed to her at an IHOP too.

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    Hostess/Cashier Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at IHOP (Chicago, IL).

    Interview

    The boss seemed to be in a rush and was a mess in appearance. I didn't feel too comfortable but I had to take the job. It took about 10 minutes and got a free drink.

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  7.  

    Restaurant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at IHOP (Orlando, FL) in January 2017.

    Interview

    Met at a hotel, did initial interview with Area Manager, was brought into room with 6 more people including the President of the company. Did that interview. Received a call a few days later from said President, missed it and returned his call the next day and left a message. Never heard back from him.

    Interview Questions

    • Why did you move to another city without having a job lined up?   1 Answer

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    Server/Waitress Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Coon Rapids, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at IHOP (Coon Rapids, MN).

    Interview

    It was a very short and brief interview. I applied but was never was able to meet up with the manager because she was always so busy. One day I decided to come in one more time and she was there. She told me she liked my determination and I was hired. The one and only job I was hired for with sweats, a hoodie, and a messy bun.

    Interview Questions

    • What hours would I be available to work?   1 Answer

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Capitol Heights, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at IHOP (Capitol Heights, MD) in November 2016.

    Interview

    It's was quick, open minded people, neat. I took 3 day training & on the weekend that's when they really needs you to be there because it's busy & holiday.

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    Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at IHOP (Thousand Oaks, CA).

    Interview

    I applied in person and got an interview on the spot. One of the managers and I sat in a booth and he asked me typical interview questions, such as how I would deal with certain situations and how I would help make people's experience more positive. It was a very pleasant experience and I did end up getting the position offered to me. It's an easy process and everyone was extremely friendly. Great place to work!

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a situation in which you changed a customer's bad experience into a positive one.   Answer Question

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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at IHOP.

    Interview

    It is very laid back, pass background check have interview after on the job interview you get offer. There really isn't much else to the process. The rest of the time the ask about personal life stuff, and make sure you understand it is 365 day job

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    • BOH or FOh which is preferred   1 Answer

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