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Chili's Grill and Bar Overview

Dallas, TX
10000+ employees
1975
Company - Public (EAT)
Casual Restaurants
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Burgers. Ribs. Fajitas. It all started with a dream: to create a place you’d want to go and hang out with good friends over a burger and a beer. Since then, we’ve boldly claimed our place in the restaurant universe. Today, you can find us in 32 different ... Read more

Mission: We Connect, Serve and Give to Create the Best Life for our Guests, the communities we serve, and our Team Members. Our passion to make people feel special is in our DNA. Whether you are a Guest or a Team Member, it is our commitment to deliver our passion and purpose to you ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#78)

Company Updates

  • What does it take to get your name on the Chili's menu? Chef Alex can tell you! From Heart of House Team Member to menu innovator, learn all about Alex's #ChilisGrow journey in our latest blog post.

    Behind the Burger: Alex's #ChilisGrow Journey - Chili's Career Website

    Meet Alex - ChiliHead, Sous Chef, and creator of Alex's Santa Fe Burger. Alex has been a part of the Chili's brand for over 20 years, and his story is one that we're proud to tell. When we first met Alex, he was working at a popular fast food chain while his uncle worked in ...

  • Every day should be dog day at Chili's Headquarters! We're having a blast showing our pups around the office and enjoying some Social Wellbeing with our ChiliHeads and four-legged friends! #ChilisLove #ChilisWellbeing

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Chili's Grill and Bar – Why Work For Us?


Burgers. Ribs. Fajitas. It all started with a dream: to create a place you’d want to go and hang out with good friends over a burger and a beer. For people who craved connection with family and friends, we were the only ones to offer a genuine Southwest spirit filled with positive energy.

Since then, we’ve boldly claimed our place in the restaurant universe. Today, you can find us in 32 different countries. We happily celebrated 20 years in Mexico and we’re excited to be opening new locations in Asia and beyond. People around the globe love our Fresh Tex and Fresh Mex flavors, and the fun ways that we make every Guest feel special.





 

It pays to have fun.

  • Competitive Salaries paid biweekly (via direct deposit or pay card)
  • Bonuses – When Chili’s Wins you Win
    • Contests

    • Quarterly Bonuses for Driving Key Results

    • $1,000,000 Pool Awarding Guest Excellence

    • Hawaii Trip, Car & Cash Celebrating our Best Operators

    • Annual Incentives for Driving Profit – One ChiliHead drove his way to the bank with $63K in July 2015

    • Stock & Profit Sharing Programs

  • Generous Restaurant Discounts (as high as FREE)
  • Matching 401(K) Savings Plan

Benefits that support your wellbeing.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision including domestic partner benefits (based on length of service and number of hours worked per week)
  • Prescription Discount Program / Prescription Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability / Supplemental AD&D
  • Basic Life Insurance / Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Anniversary Gift Program / Vacation
  • Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Legal Plan
  • Health Club Reimbursements
  • American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) which offers potential college credit (Read More)
  • Tuition Assistance Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Program

Discounts on extra stuff you’ll like.

  • Online Team Member Perks Center – exclusive pricing on everything from clothes, theme parks, movies, and even local events.
  • Housing Discounts with Equity Residential Apartments ($0 application fee, 50% security deposit, reduced rent) and Ebby Advantage Program (20% lender closing costs)
  • Moving and Storage Discounts with United Armstrong (59% trucking-50% storage) & Budget Truck Rental (20%)
  • Auto Purchase and Lease Savings with Ford Partner Program & Classic Chevrolet
  • Cell Phone Discounts with AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile
  • Microsoft Employee Purchase Program
  • Computer Discounts with Dell, HP, Compaq, Lenovo and Apple
  • Discounts with 1-800-Flowers.com and From You Flowers
  • Discounts at FedEx Office and Office Depot
  • Discounts on SeaWorld and Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks
  • Membership Discounts with LA Fitness ($0 down; $29.99/month)
  • Discount on Cooper Clinic Vitamins & Supplements
  • Travel Discounts with Best Western, La Quinta, and Avis

Please note that program availability varies by position, status, tenure and are based on your affiliation with a Corporate or Franchise owned restaurant. Sadly, not all programs are available to all Team Members; except for competitive salaries (everyone gets a paycheck)!

Chili's Grill and Bar Reviews

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    I worked at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Good money

    Cons

    Weird hours horrible uniforms. Rolling silver.

    Advice to Management

    Regulate hours and better uniforms

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Chili's Grill and Bar Photos

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Chili's Grill and Bar Interviews

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    Assistant Restaurant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took a week. I interviewed at Chili's Grill and Bar (Milwaukee, WI) in February 2012.

    Interview

    It was very relaxing because I had already worked for the company for 8 years as a server and bartender. There were 3 people conducting the actual interview. The first step was taking a personality and skills test.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about your strongest asset and tell me how it is also a weakness.   Answer Question
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Chili's Grill and Bar Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to work for Women, Great Place to Work, 2015
  • 100 Great Places to Work for Millennials, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work, 2015
  • Best Practices Award, TDn2K, 2015
  • 50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie, Fortune and Great Place to Work, 2015
  • Best Practices Award, TDn2K, 2016
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