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Chipotle Reviews

Updated 16 October, 2018
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Pros
  • "Free food when you work that day" (in 866 reviews)

  • "employees get one free meal a day)" (in 488 reviews)

Cons
  • "a lot of work , bot easy to move up" (in 79 reviews)

  • "The pay for the amount of work you have to do doesn't really match up" (in 72 reviews)

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  1. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Restaurant Team Member in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Restaurant Team Member in Toronto, ON

    Pros

    Great environment, lots of experiences and skills to gain

    Cons

    Can be very challenging and almost busy everyday


  2. "Amazing work environment!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Line(Salsa, Tortilla) in Etobicoke, ON
    Current Employee - Line(Salsa, Tortilla) in Etobicoke, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chipotle part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Sick time
    If you sick they say of you can call in sick
    Vacation time
    Free food when you work that day
    50% off any meal or drink(when your not working)
    Free coca cola products(the drinks)
    Amazing experience
    Very nice co workers
    Very mature managers
    Probably the best job you will have as a student

    Cons

    Sometimes rude guests
    Can be stressful

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!

  3. "Fast paced kitchen, learned a lot about health & safety and kitchen management."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Chipotle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People, atmosphere, culture, how to develop yourself and co-workers

    Cons

    Kitchen work is fast paced, labour hours are tightly managed, dirty, monotonous.

    Advice to Management

    There is a well-defined structure in place for growth, development and internal promotion. Although managers rarely go through the effort to train and develop those with real potential. Personal bias and favoritism can easily roadblock any crew member from advancement.


  4. "Loads of works"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Chipotle full-time

    Pros

    Time passes by
    Close to my location

    Cons

    Loads of work in comparison to the amout of pay
    Sometimes difficult to work with other members of the team

    Advice to Management

    Increase the pay for crew members


  5. "Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chipotle part-time

    Pros

    Family culture, very organized working structure and fair pay. Well managed systems to track progress and affairs

    Cons

    Too much stress at times of heavy work. Understaffing at times leads to work pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay and differentiation between staff since not everyone does the same work. Make changes to the menu so that you don't crumble under competition.


  6. "Regional manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in White Rock, BC
    Former Employee - Director of Operations in White Rock, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chipotle full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay
    Great staff
    Hand on management

    Cons

    No set schedule
    Owners have a no experience in hospitality


  7. "Take out Specialist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chipotle part-time

    Pros

    Got consistent hours as a takeout specialist. 30 min paid break.

    Cons

    The pay is not worth the hard, long hours put into the company.

    Advice to Management

    management tends total out the stress they had on the crew, making it a negative environment- also less favouritism.

  8. "Cashier/Line"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Chipotle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    free meal each shift
    discount at home store
    chill uniform (shirt and hat provided)

    Cons

    angry customers
    favoritism
    co worker drama
    different managers each day of the week with all varying styles of management can be confusing and cause huge discrepancies in service

    Advice to Management

    Listen to customer concerns and deal with shortages in a reasonable manner.


  9. "Great work culture"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Front Line/Cashier in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Front Line/Cashier in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Chipotle part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture
    Opportunities for promotion
    Regional managers treat you like you’re human

    Cons

    The pay was minimum wage


  10. "Food you can trust. Very busy environment. Prepping food from 7:30 AM . You have to be ready fast with your hands"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Crew in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Crew in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chipotle full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Paid break. Staff can cook well. Friendly staff. Pay ok. Clean environment.

    Cons

    You can't take your free lunch home, you have to eat it there. Being on your feet for more than 5 hours without sitting. Back pain. Foot pain. Some managers don't want you to progress, in fear that you will take their job.

    Advice to Management

    Take some pressure off your employees, In regards to prepping food time. labelling,cooking ,washing pots and cleaning all in 2 hours before taking orders and serving100 customers or more.


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