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1. What do we use to make our delicious rice?
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1. What do we use to make our delicious rice?

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Lime juice. Rice. Salt.

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Cilantro, lime, and salt.

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Cilantro and lime juice.

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Lime juice and salt.

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Lime juice salt.

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2. What are GMOs? Why do you think we offer food without GMOs?

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GMOs stand for genetically modified organisms, foods, or plants that are altered to fit specific needs. Food without GMOs are used at Chipotle because you want to produce food organically and to provide a natural and healthier alternative to the customer.

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Gmos are genetically modified foods, or plants that have been altered to meet a specific need. Food without Gmos are used at Chipotle because they prefer to serve organic foods and it goes in accordance to tei odt integrity philosophy.

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GMOs are genetically modified organisms, I think that Chipotle offers non-GMO foods to continue providing a natural healthier alternative to the consumer, that will be bteer for not only people, but the planet.

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Because its grown food, healthy food, good for us not need to modify the food!

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Genetic modified organisam.

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3. What do you love the most about Chipotle?

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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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I loveee the food! and the crew members are so nice I never had a problem with them.

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The environment and the avacado.

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Food quality.

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General vibe and attitude, the room to grow.

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4. If a customer asks for extra meat but doesn't want charged, and says he will tip you well, what do you do?

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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.

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No sir, I can not do that against our policy.

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I'm sorry sir, but i can not give you more meat for free.

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No sir, I can not do that against our policy.

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I'm sorry sir, but that is against our policy.

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5. On average, how many burritos are made each day?

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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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A pepper with a circle around it.

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Tell the customer it cost extra.

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Wow I have no idea. I would guess at least 300 to 40 but I guess that is something I would have to learn.

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6. Will you proudly wear one of our T-Shirts?

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With pride.

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Absolutely.

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With the biggest smile, I will represent Chipotle and rock the t-shirt.

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Oh definitely! If I worked here I would brag about it all the time!

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Yes, the Chipotle name is a thing of pride.

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7. Where do you see yourself in five years?

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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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Working in a nail salon.

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Assistant manager at a chipotle restaurant.

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I see my self as a sucessful women, mother, with a great and sucessful career.

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8. What is our corporate mission statement?

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Food with integrity.

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Food with integrety.

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Food with integrity.

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Food with Integrity is our commitment to finding the very best ingredients raised with respect for the animals, the environment and the farmers.

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Chipotles corporate mission statement is to provide customers with Food with integrity. Food with integrity means providing customers with fresh ingredients that do not contain GMO, Artificial ingredients, and antibotics. It ensures the fair treatment of animals and protects our enviornment by reducing the need to use herbicides and pesticides.

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9. Will you give excellent customer service while delivering burritos in a quick manner?

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Of course! Part of the Chipotle experience is having wonderful customer service. Anything less just wouldn't be right.

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As many as needed.

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Yes, customer service is the most important aspect.

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I love the fact that each time that I go into Chipotle, Im greeted with wonderful service, a warm and inviting atmosphere and delicious food that can't be beat. The employees are so humble and down to earth. They actually care about your needs as a customer and are dedicated to what they do. You can't find anything like that at another restaurant.

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Of course. I know that everyone loves chipotle and especially on days that its busy its better to be quick and efficient, but know that your serving the best way that you can. My mom always told me that if you're going to do something, do it right or don't do it at all. That way you can be proud of your outcome, and if you make someone satisfied and happy because of it, even better!

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10. What is your favorite item off our menu?

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Defiantly a chicken burrito with white rice and pinto beans.

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I love the steak tacos! They are the best.

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It would have to be the vegetarian salad bowl.

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My favorite would usually be the crispy tacos.

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The chicken burrito.

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11. What do you believe you have that stands out from the other candidates?

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Im a hard worker, out going, great team worker, organize person, get the job done.

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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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I get along with everyone, and I am a hard worker willing to take the extra step.

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I believe that I have the ambition, the desire to want to help others and see others satisfied and happy. I'm a very caring person whether it's about people, organization or just getting something done efficiently.

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Of course this is one of my very favorite places to eat.

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12. If you were asked to design a new Chipotle t-shirt, what would you want it to say?

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Chipotle.. The biggest and baddest burrito in the world. Dont miss out. Your already late.

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It would say chipotle food with integrity.

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Chipotle...food with integrity!

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Something to do with "Food with Integrity" and the ideals of creating a great team of workers.

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food. with. integrity.

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13. Will you steal burritos?

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no

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Never, that's stealing from the company.

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Haha. no! That is a risk that i'm not willing to take, but I would definetly buy one after my shift!

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Never thats just obsurd stealin from your company.

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Of course not! My role as employee isn't to steal or commit theft of burritos, but to serve customers in a quality way.

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14. How will you help us continue our tradition and our continuous improvement for serving food with integrity?

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To help with getting more customers and have a better attitude.

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By being on time, upbeat, and friendly to customers.

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I will be my bubbly self and always be a fun and hard working employee that everyone will like.

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By being on time, getting along with co workers, and having outstanding customer service.

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Tell people about us and how great the food is and how its not made with any antibiotics or added hormones.

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15. If Chipotle were to ever have a mascot, what should it be?

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Probably an eagle. Not only does the eagle stand for pride but it can have a double meaning since the eagle is very connected to the Hispanic culture.

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A fat burito with arms and legs.

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A foil wrapped burrito.

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A chicken.

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An alcoholic jabanero pepper named Chi Pot Lee.

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16. Why would you like to work with our team?

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I would love to work with the team because I make a great fit I will always stay positive and I know that I will be able to advance in this company.

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The vibe of the restaurant is really fun and friendly and I feel id have a lot of fun working there.

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It would be somthing differnt for me buy working with a differnt type of food and its style.

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Because i am a great team player, hard worker,

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I would like to gain work experience at a place that I feel does the customer right. Chipotle is loved by most of the community and presents customers with a healthy and quick option for meals. I like that.

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17. Have you ever dressed up in tin foil and came in for free burrito day?

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No i haven't but if i knew about it i would have.

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No, unfortunately where I come from there is no Chipotle restaurant.

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I should have.

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No, unfortunately I have not but would love to some day.

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No, unfortunately I have not but would love to some day.

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18. Name me three of the things food with integrity means on our website?

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Organically grown, no growth hormones or antibiotics, care for the environment.

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Natuarally grown, no hormones, on a farm.

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Animals are treated humanely, foods are made without antibiotics, and without added hormones.

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Animals, People, and environment.

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No added preservatives/growth hormones Locally grown and sustained Meat is naturally raised and produced.

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19. What is the difference between a Fajita Burrito and Regular Burrito?

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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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Fajita burrito is the same as a normal burrito except you get the fajita veggies in it as well.

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What are you passionate about?

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A fajita burrito has the onions and peppers in it in addition to everything else.

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20. What is our stock symbol?

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CMG

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CMG, a pepper in the middle of a circle.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, CMG. A circle with a pepper in the middle of it.

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CMG! Chipotle Mexian Grill. Trades on the NYSE. And continues to rise.

5.

A pepper.

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21. What is barbacoa?

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A way too cook meat, came from the carribean. barbacoa meaning barbacue.

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Meat that is steamed or cooked over fire until tender.

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A way to prepare meat. Basically Carribean barbecue.

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Caribean style barbeque.

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It's a way of cooking beef in the Caribbean.

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22. Tell me an example of how you take work seriously.

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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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By coming to work ready to work hard with a smile on my face.

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I feel that in fast pace businesses like Chipotle, there is no room for goofing off or dragging your feet. I am very focused on getting tasks finished efficiently and making the customer my priority.

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What are you passionate about?

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I like to get my work done as promptly as possible, and I don't cut any corners. I like to do it to the best of my ability and nothing less. I hold myself to very hugh standards.

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23. What are the different ways one could order a burrito?

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In person, online, digital menu, phone.

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In person, with a phone, online.

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Online,phone,fax or in person.

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One can order a burrito in a bowl, or just in plain burrito form.

5.

Burrito bowl.

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24. Why is it important to roll a perfect burrito?

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If you don't roll a perfect burrito then it will fall apart and I have had burritos not rolled correctly and it irritated me.

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You don't want a dissatisfied customer with half a burrito in their lap.

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So it does not fall apart when your enjoying your food.

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Making sure the rap is wight.

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To eat it.

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25. How do you spell Guacamole? Now don't cheat....

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G-u-a-c-a-m-o-l-e ....

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Guacamole

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Gauacamole.

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Guacomole.

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Guacamole. Yes I did.

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26. Why is food safety important?

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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.

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I am a firm believer in food safety. It is so important because it means the customers health. Some people have weaker immune systems and it could be very dangerous for them to get ill.

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I think customers deserve the best experience and quality. It wouldn't be fair for them to get sick and never come back.

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Food saftey is important because we want loyal custermers and we want our cutermers to enjoy our food.

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Food safety is important because it instills trust between the company and the customers. If the customers feel safe and happy with the food they were given, then they are more than likely to come back.

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27. Do you think you can roll a burrito?

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Yes, I have practiced at home. I can roll a delicious chipotle burrito.

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I'm a quick learner so with proper instruction, I'm positive I'll be able to roll a burrito in no time!

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I am a fast learner, and with practice I will be able to learn.

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Yess ,the right guidance helping how to will be perfecto.

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Yes, because I am a quick learner, with proper instructions, I will be rolling burritos in no time.

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28. What does customer service mean to you?

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Coming in with a positive attitude, smiling and satisfying any of the customers 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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It means coming in with a smile on my face, a positive attitude, and satisfying the customers wants. It means going the extra mile to enhance the customers Chipotle experience.

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It means leaving a good impression to the customer, treating them with the upmost respect and providing them with wonderful tasting food that's nutritious and having a upbeat attitude.

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Satisfying their needs.

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29. How many burritos can you make in a day?

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As many as i'm needed too.

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I can make between 300 to 400.

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As many as I need to.

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As many as I am asked to make, and then some!

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As many as I can.

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30. What is your desired salary?

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$9.00/hour

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7.25 hourly.

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Open to negotiation.

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I dont have a desired salary.

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Im open to talk about it.

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31. Do you enjoy cooking at home?

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Yes, I love experimenting and trying to create new combinations of flavors.

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Yes. I love to spend time with my father by cooking with him.

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Yes I do love cooking at home. I like "experimental" meals for my siblings. A mix vegetables and seasonings.

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Yes. I cook my food and only eat out once in a while.

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I do, I come from a big italian family who owns a restaurant, so cooking was a must in my home. I also enjoy baking, it is a great way to unwind and appreciate something I made with my hands.

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32. How do we raise our chicken?

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Naturally raised chicken with no hormones.

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Hopefully in a barn! Just kidding. Natural as always!

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More room to run around, no antibiotics, and no animal by products.

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From a farm.

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Without antibiotics or feed additives.

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33. Would you be interested in advancement opportunities at Chipotle?

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Yes, advancing my position in Chipotle is an interest of mine.

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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 i would love advancements with your company.

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Yes very much.

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Yes if possible i would like to advance within chipotle.

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