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1. How do you stay focused on a task?
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1. How do you stay focused on a task?

Top Answer

I stay focused buy doing the work that needs to be done as well as putting the work that i do first.

Second Best

Orange juice. Made from concentrate.

3.

I stay focused by knowning that i need to get task done because they are important.

4.

Have fun with it and don't make it a big deal.

5.

I am always in the happy, positive mood to keep motivated and enjoy the task I am given.

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2. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Top Answer

Honestly, out of college and working in my desired field of molecular genetics.

Second Best

Honestly, I hope to be working in the field of my study, mechanical engineering.

3.

Being a successful business woman.

4.

Working for this company but hopefully with a higher position.

5.

I see myself hopefully managing chipotle and going to college.

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

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

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.

3.

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

4.

Genetic modified organisam.

5.

Genetic material that has been artificially manipulated. I think chipotle doesnt off this food is because it is not healthy and not sticking to pasteurized food.

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4. How do you eat your burrito, unwrapped or wrapped?

Top Answer

I prefer to eat my burrito wrapped

Second Best

I prefer the burrito bowl.

3.

I prefer wrapped.

4.

I would prefer to my burrtio wrapped so you can taste all the flavors in one.

5.

I prefer my burrito wrapped.

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5. What do you love the most about Chipotle?

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

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

3.

The environment and the avacado.

4.

Food quality.

5.

General vibe and attitude, the room to grow.

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

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

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7. On average how many burritos are made each day?

Top Answer

I imagine over a thousand burritos. Not sure I could say exactly.

Second Best

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.

3.

A pepper with a circle around it.

4.

Tell the customer it cost extra.

5.

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

Top Answer

With pride.

Second Best

Absolutely.

3.

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

4.

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

5.

Yes, the Chipotle name is a thing of pride.

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9. Where do you see yourself in five years?

Top Answer

As a successful woman with great career.

Second Best

I see my self working here but hopefully with a higher position.

3.

Working in a nail salon.

4.

Assistant manager at a chipotle restaurant.

5.

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

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10. Will you give excellent customer service while delivering burritos in a quickly manner?

Top Answer

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

Second Best

As many as needed.

3.

Yes, customer service is the most important aspect.

4.

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.

5.

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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11. What is your favorite item off our menu?

Top Answer

Defiantly a chicken burrito with white rice and pinto beans.

Second Best

I love the steak tacos! They are the best.

3.

It would have to be the vegetarian salad bowl.

4.

My favorite would usually be the crispy tacos.

5.

The chicken burrito.

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

Top Answer

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

Second Best

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.

3.

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

4.

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.

5.

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

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13. Will you steal burritos?

Top Answer

no

Second Best

Never, that's stealing from the company.

3.

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

4.

Never thats just obsurd stealin from your company.

5.

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?

Top Answer

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

Second Best

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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 you were asked to design a new Chipotle tshirt, what would you want it to say?

Top Answer

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

Second Best

It would say chipotle food with integrity.

3.

Chipotle...food with integrity!

4.

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

5.

food. with. integrity.

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16. If a customer asks for double meat without paying, what will you do?

Top Answer

I would politely say that it's against our policy and unfortunately I cannot do that. If the customer wants double meat, they're gonna have to pay the price for double meat.

Second Best

I would politly tell them that they would have to pay.

3.

Politely tell them that if they want double meat that they are going to have to pay for it, and that there's nothing I can do to give it to them for free.

4.

I would explain to them before that it cost extra.

5.

I will politely explain to the customer that they need to pay for what they ordered. I will not give them their order until they pay.

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17. We have maniacs that love our Burritos, are you one of them?

Top Answer

I should have applied here earlier, I would have saved a bit of money from an employee discount cause I eat here atleast once a week.

Second Best

I'm not crazy but I do love burritos.

3.

I prefer the burrito bowl.

4.

who doesn't love a burrito the size of your head?

5.

Well i'm not addicted...i just eat them almost everyday!

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18. Why would you like to work with are team?

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

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

3.

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

4.

Because i am a great team player, hard worker,

5.

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

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

A fat burito with arms and legs.

3.

A foil wrapped burrito.

4.

A chicken.

5.

An alcoholic jabanero pepper named Chi Pot Lee.

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20. What do you think we could do to make better burrito's?

Top Answer

I believe that we can add more varieties as to what we can put in the burritos and also we can give a choice of whether the customer wants the burrito grilled or not.

Second Best

Refining the food to a persons taste with quality materials and great customer service.

3.

Stay committed to quality. There are plenty of choices already.

4.

Nothing they are already perfecto!

5.

As of right now, I don't see anything wrong with the way your burritos are made.

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21. What does customer service mean to you?

Top Answer

Keeping the customer happy.

Second Best

Always making sure the customer gets what they want.

3.

Helping customers meet their needs and wants.

4.

Thatthe customer is sastisfied to the highest grade that we can. People come back to places they feel welcome and Enjoy going to . I myself have purposefully gone out of my way to go to an other location to recieve better service, then a store right there.

5.

Making sure the customer is satisfied with their wants and needs.

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

Top Answer

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

Second Best

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

3.

I should have.

4.

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

5.

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

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

Top Answer

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

Second Best

Natuarally grown, no hormones, on a farm.

3.

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

4.

Animals, People, and environment.

5.

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

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24. What does food with integrity mean to you?

Top Answer

It means preparing food that is natural, nutritious, hormone free and has no antibiotics. It comes from animals that are treated with respect and made with ingredients grown by farmers who are passionate about what they do.

Second Best

Giving respect to the animals by not injecting them with hormones, and by letting them roam freely.

3.

In my opinion, food with integrity is Chipotles commitment to having 100% naturally raised ingredients.

4.

Providing food to customers that is healthy with organic produce and naturally raised meat.

5.

Food with integrity means that the food is served the right way and is healthy and properly presented to the customers. The food is healthier and is served without antibiotics or added hormones.

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25. What is the difference from a Fajita Burrito and Regular Burrito?

Top Answer

A fajita burrito usually has onions and peppers.

Second Best

Fajita burrito usually have chili and onions in them, while regular burritos have beans.

3.

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

4.

What are you passionate about?

5.

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

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26. What is our stock symbol?

Top Answer

CMG

Second Best

CMG, a pepper in the middle of a circle.

3.

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

4.

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

5.

A pepper.

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27. What is barbacoa?

Top Answer

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

Second Best

Meat that is steamed or cooked over fire until tender.

3.

A way to prepare meat. Basically Carribean barbecue.

4.

Caribean style barbeque.

5.

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

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

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

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

3.

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.

4.

What are you passionate about?

5.

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

Top Answer

In person, online, digital menu, phone.

Second Best

In person, with a phone, online.

3.

Online,phone,fax or in person.

4.

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

5.

Burrito bowl.

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

Top Answer

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.

Second Best

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

3.

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

4.

Making sure the rap is wight.

5.

To eat it.

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

Top Answer

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

Second Best

Guacamole

3.

Gauacamole.

4.

Guacomole.

5.

Guacamole. Yes I did.

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32. What is our corporate mission statement?

Top Answer

Food with integrity.

Second Best

Food with integrety.

3.

Food with integrity.

4.

Food with integrity.

5.

Food with integrity.

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33. Name me a few ways customers can order a burrito?

Top Answer

Online. Mobile Phone Application. Fax. Pigeon Courier. In store. and possibly by telephone?

Second Best

With meat or a veggie burrito with peppers and different kinds of rice and any thing else they want like tomatoes lettuce sauce sour cream cheese and or guacamole.

3.

Online, through the app or in store. Burrito or a bowl.

4.

Theres several ways.

5.

Theres several ways.

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34. Why is food safety important?

Best Answer

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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35. If you could work at another fast food place, what would it be?

Top Answer

My main goal is to become an employee of the Chipotle franchise. If I am unable to get hired, I will continue my search. As of right now in this very moment, I don't have a made up mind of which other fast food place it would be. I'm aiming for Chipotle.

Second Best

My main goal is to become an employee of the Chipotle franchise.

3.

Pizza hut.

4.

Well i wouldn't work at any place i wouldn't eat...so mcdonalds and wendy's are out..so maybe Cafe Rio or Panera Bread.

5.

I believe in Fresh Ingredients and I love the Food with Integrity philosophy so if I wasnt working at Chipotle then most likely Panera Breads.

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36. Do you think you can roll a burrito?

Top Answer

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

Second Best

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

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37. What does customer service mean to you?

Top Answer

Coming in with a positive attitude, smiling and satisfying any of the customers needs.

Second Best

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.

3.

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.

4.

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.

5.

Satisfying their needs.

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38. How many burrito's can you make in a day?

Top Answer

As many as i'm needed too.

Second Best

I can make between 300 to 400.

3.

As many as I need to.

4.

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

5.

As many as I can.

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39. What is your desired salary?

Top Answer

$9.00/hour

Second Best

7.25 hourly.

3.

Open to negotiation.

4.

I dont have a desired salary.

5.

Im open to talk about it.

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40. Do you enjoy cooking at home?

Top Answer

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

Second Best

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

Top Answer

Lime juice. Rice. Salt.

Second Best

Cilantro, lime, and salt.

3.

Cilantro and lime juice.

4.

Lime juice and salt.

5.

Lime juice salt.

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42. How do we raise our chicken?

Top Answer

Naturally raised chicken with no hormones.

Second Best

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

3.

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

4.

From a farm.

5.

Without antibiotics or feed additives.

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

Top Answer

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

Second Best

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.

3.

Yes i would love advancements with your company.

4.

Yes very much.

5.

Yes if possible i would like to advance within chipotle.

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