Chili's Grill and Bar Reviews | Glassdoor

Chili's Grill and Bar Reviews

Updated February 25, 2017
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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 129 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)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Can be stressful at times like most restaurant jobs"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Expo in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Food Expo in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule is the best thing about working here, able to adjust schedule based on school schedule or upcoming events. get cash per shift plus hourly, most managers do help,

    Cons

    Stress and money can be inconsistent due to seasons. Sometimes new Team members are not trained properly or training is rushed.

    Advice to Management

    Train all team members properly.


  2. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Bus Boy in Boone, NC
    Former Employee - Bus Boy in Boone, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Chili's Grill and Bar (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Team Atmosphere, Wonderful management, Flexible hours
    Fun
    Great People

    Cons

    The slow nights didn't pay well


  3. "Dishwasher"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Collierville, TN
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Collierville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Willing to learn more with my team an manager

    Cons

    Working amongst other employees build my awareness by 5000

    Advice to Management

    Always seek attention from your employees no matter the circumstances


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  5. "Great Team"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Server in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment
    great staff
    Ability to grow

    Cons

    Poor staffing
    some bad attitudes. The pay can be better


  6. "Great"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good management!! Good tips!! It's all about how you treat your customers

    Cons

    There's good days and bad days


  7. "Area Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great culture and ongoing training and development

    Cons

    HR runs a lot of operational interference

    Advice to Management

    Live and practice the culture


  8. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team environment to work with. Everyone was helpful and understood the importance of getting food out to the table on time/with quality.

    Cons

    Kitchen had a high turnover rate.


  9. "Server"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Focus on teamwork which allowed servers to provide better customer server and higher tips

    Cons

    Side work was a pain


  10. "job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    big company with lots of benefits

    Cons

    different hours and days every schedule.


  11. "Corporation that allows for personality"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Server in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Doesn't feel like you're working for a corporation as big as Chili's is; care about individual employees; merit-based benefits and treatment

    Cons

    Lack of input on scheduling

    Advice to Management

    Keep treating employees as individuals.



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