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1. What do we use to make our delicious rice?
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Chipotle Interview Questions
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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.
 
3.
I have no idea. And maybe because its healthier.
 
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GMOs (or “genetically modified organisms”) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a lablaboratory through genetic engineering, or GE. Food without gmos are more healthier and also it promotes healthier treatment s of our food.
 
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Because its grown food, healthy food, good for us not need to modify the food!
 
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What do you love the most about Chipotle?
 
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.
 
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.
 
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Its dedication to only using pasture-raised, happy, and healthy livestock.
 
5.
The burritos in conjunction with great customer service.
 
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If a customer asks for extra meat but doesn't want 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.
 
3.
I'm sorry sir, but i can not give you more meat for free.
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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Will you proudly wear one of our T-Shirts?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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With the biggest smile, I will represent Chipotle and rock the t-shirt.
 
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Absolutely.
 
3.
Oh definitely! If I worked here I would brag about it all the time!
 
4.
With pride.
 
5.
Yes, the Chipotle name is a thing of pride.
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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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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Will you give excellent customer service while delivering burritos in a quick manner?
 
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.
 
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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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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.
 
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It would have to be the vegetarian salad bowl.
 
3.
My favorite would usually be the crispy tacos.
 
4.
I enjoy the bowls you guys have, particularly the chicken.
 
5.
The chicken burrito.
 
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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.
 
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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 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.
 
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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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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.
 
3.
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.
 
5.
I think the present shirt is of great value.
 
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Will you steal burritos?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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no
 
2.
Haha. no! That is a risk that i'm not willing to take, but I would definetly buy one after my shift!
 
3.
Never, that's stealing from the company.
 
4.
Never. Stealing is against company policy.
 
5.
No, of course not. It's a bad example and is definitely wrong.
 
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How will you help us continue our tradition and our 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.
 
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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.
 
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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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If Chipotle were to ever have a mascot, what should it be?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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A fat burito with arms and legs.
 
2.
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 foil wrapped burrito.
 
4.
An alcoholic jabanero pepper named Chi Pot Lee.
 
5.
A chicken.
 
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Why would you like to work with our team?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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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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Because i am a great team player, hard worker,
 
4.
It would be somthing differnt for me buy working with a differnt type of food and its style.
 
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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How do you spell Guacamole? Now don't cheat....
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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G. U. A. C. A. M. O. L. E
 
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G-u-a-c-a-m-o-l-e, guacamole.
 
3.
G-u-a-c-a-m-o-l-e ....
 
4.
Guacomole.
 
5.
Gauacamole.
 
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Have you ever dressed up in tin foil and came in for free burrito day?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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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.
 
3.
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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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.
 
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Natuarally grown, no hormones, on a farm.
 
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No added preservatives/growth hormones Locally grown and sustained Meat is naturally raised and produced.
 
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Animals are treated humanely, foods are made without antibiotics, and without added hormones.
 
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It means serving the best sustainably raised food possible with an eye to great taste, great nutrition and great value. It means supporting and sustaining family farmers who respect the land and the animals in their care. It also means that whenever possible Chipotle uses meat from animals raised without the use of antibiotics or added hormones.
 
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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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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?
 
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A fajita burrito has the onions and peppers in it in addition to everything else.
 
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What is our stock symbol?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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CMG
 
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CMG, a pepper in the middle of a circle.
 
3.
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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What is barbacoa?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Meat that is steamed or cooked over fire until tender.
 
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A way too cook meat, came from the carribean. barbacoa meaning barbacue.
 
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Carribean BBQ slow cooked.
 
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Its a form of cooked meat that originated from the Caribbean.
 
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Its a way to make meat, a Caribbean word for barbecue.
 
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Tell me an example of how you take work seriously.
 
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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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?
 
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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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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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Different meats, example steak or chicken. Different types of beans, black or pintos, how spicy they want their salsa, or choosing to put guacamole on their burrito.
 
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In person, with a phone, online.
 
5.
Either in person, online, or on the phone.
 
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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.
 
3.
To eat it.
 
4.
You want to make sure that when the customer is enjoying their food that it doesnt fall apart.
 
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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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Why is food safety 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.
 
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So people can't get sick and contaminated from the food.
 
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Food safety is important because improper care to food can be dangerous and be hazardous towards health.
 
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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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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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Do you think you can roll a burrito?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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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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Yess ,the right guidance helping how to will be perfecto.
 
3.
Yes, I have practiced at home. I can roll a delicious chipotle burrito.
 
4.
I'm a quick learner so with proper instruction, I'm positive I'll be able to roll a burrito in no time!
 
5.
I am a fast learner, and with practice I will be able to learn.
 
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What does customer service mean to you?
 
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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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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Coming in with a positive attitude, smiling and satisfying any of the customers needs.
 
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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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How many burritos can you make in a day?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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With the preparation of being taught how to roll a burrito in the future I will make all the burritos necessary for the customers coming through.
 
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I can make as many as the store requires!
 
3.
No one has said over 9000? lmao
 
4.
As many as I am suppose to do.
 
5.
As many as the customers order.
 
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What is your desired salary?
 
User Submitted Interview Answers
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$9.00/hour
 
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My desired salary is above minimum wage. Probably the average that you pay all your employees.
 
3.
About average salary but willing to start anywhere.
 
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Open to negotiation.
 
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Pleasing the customer and making sure they leave with a smile.
 
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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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Oh my yes. I love to cook. I try to always make something different everyday.
 
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Although I am not the best cook, I still enjoy trying to cook and even bake at times.
 
5.
I really enjoy cooking at home whenever I get the chance I try out new recipes.
 
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How do we raise our chicken?
 
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!
 
3.
In cold water.
 
4.
Naturally raised.
 
5.
The chickens are raised on farms and are given no antibiotics.
 
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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.
 
2.
Yes, advancing my position in Chipotle is an interest of mine.
 
3.
Yes very much.
 
4.
I would really be interested, completing all task, and task great!
 
5.
Definetely. I believe Chipotle is a great place to grow. I know that many people that get hired in Chipotle make their way up to bigger positions such as manager. I would definetely see myself being one of those people.
 
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