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1. What are GMOs? Why do you think we offer food without GMOs?
Chipotle
January 30th, 2017

Chipotle is a fast growing casual dining restaurant that offers great advancement opportunities to its employees. If you have a high motivation to work and succeed in your workplace, you will do well at Chipotle.

Chipotle hiring is more casual than most interviews. More than likely, they will interview you right in the dining area. Be prepared to highlight your past customer service skills and your strong work ethic. The interviewer will want to know how serious you are about a career at Chipotle, so come prepared with a definite answer.

Chipotle pays employees very well, and because of this, they will have a lot of applicants competing for the same job. Be prepared and on your game for your interview, or they can quickly move past you and onto the next candidate.


More information: Chipotle is headquartered in Denver, CO. The company has been in operation since 1993 and has yearly revenues of 3 Billion with approximately 52,500 employees. Chipotle is a publicly traded company, trading under the symbol CMG. Follow Chipotle on Twitter at @ChipotleTweets or visit them on Facebook. To get an even further insight into Chipotle, check out their Blog. Read about the company culture, corporate mission, and discover any job openings at Chipotle, by visiting their Career Page. If you need help finding more information about Chipotle, visit their Website.
Chipotle Interview Questions
2 of 25
What do you like about the idea of working at chipotle the most?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I loveee the food! and the crew members are so nice I never had a problem with them.
 
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I love how chipotle is very pro-health. The chicken is made without any harmful chemicals or hormones, which is great to know as an advent eater of chipotle myself. I don't have to feel guilty about what I put in my stomach.
 
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3 of 25
If a customer asks for extra meat and doesn't want to be charged, and says he will tip you well, what do you do?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I would say I appreciate the offer, but you still must pay for the extra meat and you can still tip if you would like.
 
2.
No sir, I can not do that against our policy.
 
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On average, how many burritos are made each day?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I imagine over a thousand burritos. Not sure I could say exactly.
 
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If I had to project how many burritos are made each day at this Chipotle, I would say during the busy hours at least 2 a minute. During the slow hours, 20 burritos an hour. Therefore, I would have to think around 500 to 600 burritos are made each day.
 
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What is our corporate mission statement?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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"Food with integrity" To change how the world sees food.
 
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Food with integrity is our mission.
 
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Where do you see yourself in five years?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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As a successful woman with great career.
 
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I see my self working here but hopefully with a higher position.
 
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When have you given excellent customer service while completing multiple tasks at once? If you haven't, why do you think you can handle this type of work?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Of course! Part of the Chipotle experience is having wonderful customer service. Anything less just wouldn't be right.
 
2.
As many as needed.
 
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What do you believe you have that stands out from the other candidates?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Im a hard worker, out going, great team worker, organize person, get the job done.
 
2.
I have a one-of-a-kind mentality. No matter if I'm stressed, a bit irritated or even a bit down, I always want to help someone else to feel better. I genuinely love people. I use my intellect, optimism and people skills for the good.
 
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What is your favorite item off our menu?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I love the steak tacos! They are the best.
 
2.
The chicken burrito.
 
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If you were asked to design a new Chipotle t-shirt, what would you want it to say?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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It would say chipotle food with integrity.
 
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Chipotle.. The biggest and baddest burrito in the world. Dont miss out. Your already late.
 
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How will you help us continue our tradition and bring continuous improvement for serving food with integrity?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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To help with getting more customers and have a better attitude.
 
2.
By being on time, upbeat, and friendly to customers.
 
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12 of 25
What is the difference between a Fajita Burrito and Regular Burrito?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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A fajita burrito usually has onions and peppers.
 
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Fajita burrito usually have chili and onions in them, while regular burritos have beans.
 
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13 of 25
Name me three of the things food with integrity means on our website?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Organically grown, no growth hormones or antibiotics, care for the environment.
 
2.
Natuarally grown, no hormones, on a farm.
 
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14 of 25
What is barbacoa? What is chorizo?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Meat that is steamed or cooked over fire until tender.
 
2.
A way too cook meat, came from the carribean. barbacoa meaning barbacue.
 
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Give me an example of when you have shown great responsibility at work.
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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By coming to work ready to work hard with a smile on my face.
 
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I take my work very seriously. I don't think that there is any room for goofing off, especially in a fast paced environment like chipotle.
 
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16 of 25
What are the different ways one could order a burrito?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Online, in-person, on the phone.
 
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Online, call in, and the mobile app.
 
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Why is it important to roll a perfect burrito?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Making sure the rap is wight.
 
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So it does not fall apart when your enjoying your food.
 
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What is food safety and why is it important?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Food saftey is important because the satisfaction of the customer and if you hurt a customer they tell people nad people will stop coming food safety is very important.
 
2.
So people can't get sick and contaminated from the food.
 
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What does customer service mean to you? Why is it so important at Chipotle?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Satisfying their needs.
 
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It means always being friendly, smiling, welcoming customers, making sure that you meet all of their needs and leave them satisfied so that hopefully they'll come in again.
 
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Do you enjoy cooking at home?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Yes, I cook all the time, and great, everyone thinks its fantastic!
 
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I do. I am more of a baker than a cook, but cooking can also be enjoyable.
 
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What type of manager brings out the best work in you?
 
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How would your former supervisor describe you?
 
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Where do you see yourself in 2 years?
 
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How do we raise our chicken? How is this different from traditional dining establishments?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Naturally raised chicken with no hormones.
 
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With intergrity, and let them roam free, and enjoy themselves!
 
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Would you be interested in advancement opportunities at Chipotle?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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I am a very driven and motivated person. Being able to advance in any career opportunity is one hundred percent desirable. I am incredibly hard working, and would do everything I could to move up whenever the opportunity arose.
 
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Yes, advancing my position in Chipotle is an interest of mine.
 
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