We can talk about all of the procedures and protocols we follow and how important they are – but it all really comes back to the people behind every ingredient we purchase, burrito we make, and customer we serve.
It’s a big, big (surprisingly small) world
We can’t always purchase food from the little farmer down the road. In order to serve our customers, we sometimes work with larger farms and food distributors.But no matter how big or small the farms we work with, it’s important that every worker is treated with dignity and respect. As a result, we have several policies in place designed to ensure that the products we use at Chipotle are grown, made, and shipped without exploiting people.
How do YOU say burrito?
At Chipotle, the team is made up of people from all over the world. For example, at the Alameda, CA restaurant, we work with the International Rescue Committee to place recent transplants to the US. It’s a way for us to get top-notch team members, and to help people get a new start.
A big goal at Chipotle is to bridge the cultural and linguistic gaps between Chipotle employees. So there is a whole team dedicated to empowering, educating, and training employees to increase internal promotions, cultural sensitivity, and communication skills. We also provide continuing English language education to all employees who request it.
Stick with us
One of the best ways to keep quality employees around is to provide genuine opportunities for advancement. No matter where you start on the Chipotle team, there is always room to grow. Think you might be a good fit? Check out our careers page to get more information.