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About Chili's

At Chili’s We See The Glass Half Full. It’s Full of Freakin’ Hot Peppers, But It’s Full. Flame Retardant Bibs Available On Request.

Do you think fast and act fast? Do you live life up-tempo? Does your dial go all the way to 11? If you can slow down for just a moment, we should talk!

We Put the Casual in “Casual Dining”
 – more... back in the day, a guy named Larry Levine created a little hole in the wall on Greenville Avenue in Dallas Texas called Chili's Grill and Bar. Our namesake Norman Brinker had pioneered the whole “good food, fast service, casual setting” thing and was really diggin’ the vibe. Some called it revolutionary. We called it simple, and from then on we’ve tried not to mess up the formula. Has it worked? Well, thousands of Chili’s later, across the United States, and over 30 countries, yeah, we think so. But the secret to our success is more than the spicy food, sassy menus, saucy ChiliHeads, and spiky cocktails. It’s also the margaritas, the Baby Back Ribs, the Chocolate Molten, the cool place to watch the game…sorry, got a little proud there. Ultimately, it’s the way we treat people – our Guests AND our own.

Some World Leaders Rely On Force. We Use Smiles and Great Menus.
When everybody has a good time, everybody goes home happy and looks forward to coming back. We have a passion for making people feel special, so we look for people who like to make our Guests comfortable. Because if we can make them feel special, they’ll be glad they chose Chili’s. If you know you can make a difference in someone’s day, then you’ve just made our day! Because as Norman once said, “Nothing is sacred other than the Guest returns.”

It Feels Good To Give
Let’s face it, since 99.99% of us have to work, we’re all in this together. But not everybody has the opportunities we have. So we aren't afraid to dance around the building with big hearts busting out of our chests. We couldn't be more proud to partner with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the fight against childhood cancer. We help out locally, too, by doing what we can to feed the hungry with the help of North Texas Food Bank. And because a little bit from all of us helps a lot, we even have a way to help each other through our Brinker Family Fund--giving back to BrinkerHeads facing catastrophic loss or illness. Yep--we're not afraid to say it: Selfish bullies need not apply.

We Offer A Laundry List of Great Perks (except laundry)
You work your tail off. You do your job well. Guests adore you. Other ChiliHeads want to be like you. You bring it – all day, every day. And what do you have to show for it? Quite a lot, actually –

Management Positions:
• Highly competitive salary positioned at the top 25% of the industry
• Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance within 31 days of hire, including domestic partner benefits
• Obtainable quarterly bonuses with an annual potential up to 175% of plan
• Flexible Spending Plans and Tuition assistance
• Market Leading 401(k) Savings Plans with company match
• Managing Partner Program for top performing GM's
• Paid Vacation every 6 months
• Health Club/Fitness reimbursement
• Dining discounts at Brinker owned brands

Hourly Positions:
• Highly competitive earning opportunities
• Healthcare plans, including domestic partner benefits (based on length of service and number of hours worked per week)
• Career Opportunities and Development, including the potential of Global Training roles
• Tuition assistance (based on length of service and number of hours worked per week)
• Market Leading 401(k) Savings Plans with company match (based on age, length of service and number of hours worked per week)
• Rewards and recognition programs
• Anniversary Gift Program
• Discounts on items like mobile phones, travel, computers, and even autos!
• Dining discounts at Brinker owned brands

Our Managers, General Managers and Managing Partners are the best in the biz. They coach and lead their teams, delight our Guests, and drive the business forward. Mind you…this ain’t easy work. Remember the clown in the circus juggling a chain saw and two knives on a chair on a tight rope? Well, not that we think you’re a clown (and chain saws are scary) but you get the idea. Multi-taskers with an ear for priceless feedback and a knack for inspiring their teams to deliver an amazing Guest experience—that’s our idea of management.

Our Front of the House team gets the special privilege of smiling big and living it up with our BFFs: Our Guests! So, whether you're a Server, To-Go Specialist, Host/Hostess, or a rock star Bartender, you get to turn a typical Monday night into a full-on experience. Guests are like family to us; without all the fights over the remote. We love nothing better than to welcome them to our home away from home, get ‘em hooked up with their to-die-for favorites, grab ‘em a tall and frosty one to wash it down with, and hook ‘em up with potato skins for their couch potato plans. We need ChiliHeads to represent, so we like to say: Act Like You Own the Place. Wanna give it a shot?

Our Heart of the House team could take down Gordon Ramsey and Bobby Flay with their hands tied and a garnish in their ball cap. Chili’s Line Cooks, Prep Cooks, and Dishwashers are truly the heart to our house—they chop, dice, smoke, sizzle, grill, fry and garnish like any of those gurus on the Food Network. Although they may not have a prime time show, Guests know them well from the kicked up tastes on the plate. They are the engine to our red Mini Cooper, keeping the food safe, the kitchen clean, and the Guests wanting more. If you’ve ever wanted to know what that seasoned salt is made of, just give one of these careers a try.

Are you in? Are you ready to get on board? If Chili's sounds Like No Place Else, then you get us and we want to meet you… now! Go ahead, hit the button. We Dare You!

Brinker International is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity, workplace working and workplace fun. The way we see it, life is short, so you might as well work happy. – less

Chili's Employer Reviews

KEY TEAM MEMBER/SERVER/TRAINER (Current Employee), LeesburgAugust 29, 2013
Server/Hostess (Current Employee), Rochester, MIApril 21, 2014
Server (Former Employee), Anderson, SCApril 21, 2014
Hostess and ToGo (Current Employee), Columbia, SCApril 21, 2014
Line Cook (Former Employee), PRApril 18, 2014

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