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Chili's Grill and Bar Reviews

Updated February 18, 2017
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Chili's Grill and Bar President Wyman Roberts
Wyman Roberts
360 Ratings

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Pros
  • Flexible schedule is the best thing about working here, able to adjust schedule based on school schedule or upcoming events (in 128 reviews)

  • Good money if you can earn your way to the good sections (in 83 reviews)

Cons
  • Stress turnover long hours balance (in 88 reviews)

  • Leadership preaches all the time about great quality of life for the restaurant managers but there is zero follow up with it happening (in 22 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Nice Home"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar (Less than a year)

    Pros

    very nice quality of life the systems are easy to follow. It is very relaxed and has a family feel,

    Cons

    Even with very reasonable work hours you need to stay on the move to keep up and leave on time. Oh wait that is a good thing.

    Chili's Grill and Bar Response

    Oct 20, 2016 – Employer Branding

    Hello from Chili's! Thank you for the awesome review, this made our day and we really appreciate it. We love to see that you have a great sense of well being and are happy with us! In terms of ... More


  2. "Great opportunity for growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, develops managers well, always have tools needed

    Cons

    Food is OK. I see a lot of great people leave because of crazy expectations


  3. "Great job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager
    Current Employee - Restaurant Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Awesome food it was all good

    Cons

    Busy always it never stopped

    Advice to Management

    Have some fun and relax


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  5. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Wayne, PA
    Former Employee - Server in Wayne, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours! Good food for the most part

    Cons

    Hard on the body, Pay ranges are huge by area.


  6. "Host at chili's"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar part-time

    Pros

    Nice pay, easy job , free meal on shift

    Cons

    Not enough hours during the week


  7. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time

    Pros

    The best company I have worked for.

    Cons

    I don't have any down sides for the company, you work a lot of hours but that is the industry norm.

    Advice to Management

    keep on keeping on


  8. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Overland Park, KS
    Former Employee - Server in Overland Park, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great people to work with

    Cons

    different mangers tells you different things


  9. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar part-time

    Pros

    Managers work to ensure each team member is making the most for each shift.

    Cons

    Guest surveys system is highly regarded however anything but a perfect score counts against you in a 1-5 rating.


  10. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server
    Current Employee - Server
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, other employees are fun and managers are understanding and will joke around with you

    Cons

    Managers can sometimes play favorites.


  11. "Nice place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eatontown, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eatontown, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free meals, pleasant management, nice enviroment

    Cons

    The only con I can think is the long hours and rude customers to handle

    Advice to Management

    none



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