Five Guys Job Application Guide

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About Five Guys


Restaurant, Fast food




Lorton, VA

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Jerry Murrell


Five Guys is one of the largest (and most popular) hamburger fast food chains in the country, with more than 1,000 stores in nearly ever state. From 2010 to 2011 they were named the fastest growing food chain.

How to Apply For a Job at Five Guys


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You can also apply for corporate jobs by emailing your resume to Do not use that email address to apply for in-store positions, as you will not get a response.

Paper application

To apply for a position in a Five Guys restaurant, you will need to fill out a paper application. Printable applications are not available online, so you’ll need to go into the store that you want to work at and request one in person.

The Five Guys Application Process

Five Guys is one of the few employers that only accepts paper applications, and it’s actually kind of refreshing. The paper application is short and sweet, and shouldn’t take you more than 15 minutes to complete if you have all of your employment and educational history prepared beforehand.

How to Get Updates on Your Five Guys Application

Unfortunately, Five Guys doesn’t provide automatic updates on applications. To find out if you are still being considered for a position, your best bet is to contact the hiring manager at the restaurant you want to work in.

Who is Five Guys Hiring?

Five Guys is an equal opportunity employer. They do not base their hiring decisions on age, gender, race, religion, or disability.

Jobs available at Five Guys

Five Guys is always hiring crew members, assistant managers, shift leaders, and restaurant managers.

Corporate positions vary depending on the hiring needs of the time.

Types of people Five Guys wants to hire

Five Guys wants to hire people who are hardworking, dedicated, able to work well under pressure, and willing to work together as a team. The application doesn’t give much room to demonstrate those qualities, but you should do your best to emphasize them in the interview.

Age requirements

You have to be at least 16 years old to work at Five Guys. However, in some states, you must be at least 18.

Business Summary


Five Guys was founded by Jerry and Janie Murrell. Jerry continues to work as the company’s CEO.


Five Guys is a private company, and they do not disclose their finances.


Five Guys was founded in 1986. The ‘five guys’ were Jerry Murrell and his four sons, Jim, Chad, Ben, and Matt. Jerry and all of his sons are currently involved with the company.

It took fifteen years for the company to expand to five locations, but the success of the restaurants convinced the Murrells to expand into other markets. They began franchising in 2003, and by the end of 2004 they were developing more than 300 locations.

The expansion continued at a rapid pace, and by the end of 2012 there were more than 1,000 locations across the United States and Canada.

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