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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 10
What do you like about the idea of working at chipotle the most?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I loveee the food! and the crew members are so nice I never had a problem with them.
 
2.
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.
 
3.
I absolutly love the environment the works are always so nice, and the food is so good.
 
4.
Its dedication to only using pasture-raised, happy, and healthy livestock.
 
5.
The burritos in conjunction with great customer service.
 
Question
3 of 10
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
1.
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.
 
3.
I'm sorry sir, but i can not give you more meat for free.
 
4.
I would let him know that where his generosity is thoughtful lets use that extra tip money to purchase extra meat since it is our company policy to not give free food and yet we want to make sure every customer is happy.
 
5.
He have to pay for extra meat no matter what.
 
Question
4 of 10
On average, how many burritos are made each day?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I imagine over a thousand burritos. Not sure I could say exactly.
 
2.
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.
I can imagine over a thousand but I cant say an exact amount.
 
Question
5 of 10
What is our corporate mission statement?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
"Food with integrity" To change how the world sees food.
 
2.
Food with integrity is our mission.
 
3.
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.
 
4.
Food with integrity.
 
5.
Food with Integrity is our commitment to finding the very best ingredients raised with respect for the animals, the environment and the farmers.
 
Question
6 of 10
Where do you see yourself in five years?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
As a successful woman with great career.
 
2.
I see my self working here but hopefully with a higher position.
 
3.
Assistant manager at a chipotle restaurant.
 
4.
I see my self as a sucessful women, mother, with a great and sucessful career.
 
5.
I see myself advancing in whichever career im in. Working hard so my family and I are well off. Maybe even in college expanding my knowledge and opening up more options for myself.
 
Question
7 of 10
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
1.
Of course! Part of the Chipotle experience is having wonderful customer service. Anything less just wouldn't be right.
 
2.
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!
 
Question
8 of 10
What do you believe you have that stands out from the other candidates?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
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.
 
3.
I get along with everyone, and I am a hard worker willing to take the extra step.
 
4.
I want to be in the restaurant business and some day open my own restaurant. I live very close and can be here in short notice. I'm a hard worker and I'm calm in stressful situations.
 
5.
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.
 
Question
9 of 10
What is your favorite item off our menu?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
I love the steak tacos! They are the best.
 
2.
The chicken burrito.
 
3.
It would have to be the vegetarian salad bowl.
 
4.
My favorite would usually be the crispy tacos.
 
5.
I enjoy the bowls you guys have, particularly the chicken.
 
Question
10 of 10
If you were asked to design a new Chipotle t-shirt, what would you want it to say?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
It would say chipotle food with integrity.
 
2.
Chipotle.. The biggest and baddest burrito in the world. Dont miss out. Your already late.
 
3.
Chipotle...food with integrity!
 
4.
Something to do with "Food with Integrity" and the ideals of creating a great team of workers.
 
5.
I think the present shirt is of great value.
 
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