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"Gave me the best opportunity of my life"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - General Manager in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - General Manager in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Chipotle full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Advancement opportunity, place for self motivated individuals

Cons

Personality is the most important thing. Even over skills.

Other Employee Reviews for Chipotle

  1. Helpful (3)

    "This is NOT what you're looking for in a job, trust me!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chipotle part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Free food while on your shift and 50% off while you're not working.

    Cons

    -The training is a complete and utter joke: they sent the laziest bum of all the employees to train me to clean the lobby, and then the next day they threw me onto the line without a word of advice
    -The managers ABSOLUTELY play favorites, and if you don't fit into their vision of "cool and friendly" (at this certain store it happened to mean that you HAD to be Hispanic), then prepare to be ignored/insulted daily
    -The managers will constantly give you vague and confusing "advice" and then persecute you if they don't believe that you're following it. For example: "Show more character", "Integrate into the crew better"
    -All of the work is hard, tiring, and thankless - especially if it's your first job (as it was for me). Prepare to be paid minimum wage to press tortillas for six hours a day, with a mandatory huge smile
    -I truly took nothing out of the experience: no useful skills learned, no new friends made, and hands covered in burns (you have to basically stick your full hand into the tortilla press to grab soft tacos/quesadillas). The only thing I gained was utter contempt for all employees of Chipotle, and a burning desire to shift into retail!

    Advice to Management

    Abandon ship.


  2. "Positive environment to work in"

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    • 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

    I have been working at Chipotle full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The company cares about all their employees from crew to corporate. The restaurant is casual, delicious, and always has excellent customer service. You can be proud to tell your friends and family you are part of this company.

    Cons

    It's hard work, but there are so many opportunities that the work is worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to expand business internationally


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