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Chipotle Mexican Grill
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Interviews at Chipotle Mexican Grill

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Chipotle Mexican Grill.
Interview experience
Based on 2,548 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 2,539 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 2,331 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Chipotle Mexican Grill

Overview experience
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Easy
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Interview process length
About a day or two
52%
About a week
29%
About two weeks
12%
About a month
4%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
74%
Group interview
32%
Background check
19%
Phone call/screening
18%
Problem solving exercises
9%
Least reported steps
Drug test
2%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Chipotle Mexican Grill

  • Easy. They hire on the spot
    Shared on July 8, 2020 - Cashier/Cook - Mount Vernon, OH
  • Casual, easygoing, simple.
    Shared on May 25, 2020 - Restaurant Team Member - Charlotte, NC
  • Basic questions along with they are waiting for full reopening near June 1st.
    Shared on May 13, 2020 - Kitchen Prep - Port Richey, FL

Interview questions at Chipotle Mexican Grill

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • When can I start?
    Shared on July 8, 2020 - Cashier/Cook - Mount Vernon, OH
  • What do you know about Chipotle.
    Shared on July 2, 2020 - Team Member - Skokie, IL
  • What skills can you bring to chipotle?
    Shared on June 24, 2020 - Crew Member - Lakeland, FL
Interview tips at Chipotle Mexican Grill
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)42%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)37%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Formal (business suit)5%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Don’t go for the job if you can NOT deal with much stress. The job is very simple but it can also be very annoying.
    Shared on March 12, 2020 - Take Out Specialist - Kendall, FL
  • Be yourself, be upbeat, show a willing to work my butt off attitude
    Shared on March 12, 2020 - Crew Member - Lyndhurst, OH
  • To smile and be true to who you are
    Shared on January 30, 2020 - Cashier/Line Server - Denver, CO
The first interview at Chipotle Mexican Grill
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site25%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Through Indeed17%
  • Walk-In15%
  • I called them9%
How candidates received their first interview at Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • I applied during Corona online on their website, didn't hear back so I went to their store 2 days later (dressed all professional) to ask about the status of my application, talked to the manager, go…
    Shared on May 29, 2020
  • I applied through indeed (took me to chipotles actual hiring website) and it took almost a month due to Coronavirus, but i then got a call from the manager asking for an interview the next day. It was…
    Shared on April 22, 2020
  • I applied feb 1 in the morning and the same day around 2:30pm I got an email about the interview for the 2nd
    Shared on February 2, 2019
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