Overview and benefits


Known for its baby back ribs and sizzling fajitas, Chili's is a family-friendly, sit-down style restaurant that’s popular across the globe. The restaurant’s menu features a wide variety of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, salads, ribs and fresh Tex-Mex meals. In addition to food, Chili’s offers a full bar menu that has many different margaritas and classic beer options.

Chili's employees enjoy a fun, friendly atmosphere that encourages teamwork and celebration. Competitive pay, big bonuses and discounts are among the perks that team members enjoy.


For more information about the exciting Chili’s employment opportunities and a job application, you can visit www.chilisjobs.com.

Number of employees

Chili's proudly employs nearly 18,000 full-time and part-time employees in over 33 countries around the world.

Date founded

Chili's Grill, the popular Tex-Mex and Fresh-Mex restaurant, was founded in Dallas, Texas in 1975. The original owner, Larry Lavine, transformed an old post office into a trendy burger joint and the rest was history. Throughout the years, Chili’s has refined its menu as tastes and trends have changed. Today, the restaurant chain is successful by offering a fresh, Tex-Mex inspired menu and expanding to new locations. 

Company mission statement

Chili’s is focused on its mission of “Delivering burgers, ribs, fajitas, and ‘ritas like no place else.” And the restaurant has a passion for “Making people feel special.”


Chili’s is a family-friendly, sit down restaurant that caters to the middle-class demographic. By offering a menu with a wide variety of flavors it's able to stay on top of the competition and remain one of the top-rated restaurant chains in the United States.

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How old do you need to be to work at Chili's?

To be a team member at most Chili’s restaurants you must be at least 16 years old. Some locations in the United States require employees to be 18 years old.  

Does Chili's require a drug test?

Chili’s doesn’t subject new employees to drug tests. The company does reserve the right to randomly test employees to maintain a drug-free environment.

How do much Chili's employees make?

The average hourly salary for servers, host/hostess, bussers, dishwashers, line cooks and kitchen staff is between $8.00-$12.00 per hour. Servers are compensated less per hour than other employees but have the opportunity to make tips. All employees enjoy competitive perks such as discounts, benefits, bonuses, vacations and more! 

What are the requirements to work at Chili's?

In addition to the minimum age requirement, Chili’s team members must be able to stand on their feet for prolonged periods of time. Previous customer service experience and a strong work ethic are also appreciated.

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