Best You EDUTM is a comprehensive, education program uniquely designed for Brinker, Chili’s and Maggiano’s Team Members that allows you to pursue foundational education, GED, Certificates, and Associate’s Degrees at no cost to you!

We believe that lifelong learning is critical for personal growth and want to help our BrinkerHeads achieve all of their educational goals. These programs are designed with busy Team Members in mind and are accessible through a flexible, online environment. Each student is paired with a dedicated advisor to set them up for success.  

FOUNDATIONAL EDUCATION/ESL

Gain confidence and boost work and life skills while improving your ability to speak, listen, read, and write in English. Learn anytime, anywhere, using your cellphone. Download the app or talk to a coach to get started. Any phone will work. Lessons are only 3-minutes each. Earn a certificate after completing each course!

Gana confianza e impulsa tus habilidades laborales y para la vida mientras mejoras tu habilidad para hablar, escuchar, leer y escribir en inglés. Aprenda en cualquier momento y en cualquier lugar, usando su teléfono celular. Simplemente descargue la aplicación o hable con un entrenador para comenzar de inmediato. Cualquier teléfono funcionará. Las lecciones son de solo 3 minutos cada una. Obtenga un certificado después de completar cada curso.

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FOUNDATIONAL EDUCATION

CERTIFICATES AND ASSOCIATES DEGREES

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GED | EARN A DIPLOMA

Through Best You EDU™, Team Members can earn their GED credential 100% online, in either English or Spanish. This program includes online GED prep curriculum, bilingual advisory support, unlimited test pass opportunities and access to nationwide and online testing centers. 

Curious to know what's included in the journey? 

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GET A CERTIFICATE OR ASSOCIATES DEGREE

Earn a certificate or associate degree through our community college partner, Pima, for free! 
Speak with an advisor today to learn more about the college programs below.

GET STARTEDRestaurant & Hospitality ProgramsBusiness & Arts ProgramsCertificate ProgramsIT & Cybersecurity Programs

Download a brochure to learn more about the programs at Pima

GET TUTORING HELP WITH SCHOOL FOR YOU OR YOUR DEPENDENTS

On-demand tutoring services are available for you or your loved ones in 
150 core subjects, including writing in any subject. Tutoring services are best suited for upper middle-school through graduate-level students.

Tutors are available to help students develop mastery of a concept or topic, and to become stronger writers.  This benefit is not an answer service or childcare service. Students engage in collaborative learning as they work with subject-matter experts who guide them through the writing and problem-solving processes.  The learner is always at the center of every session and writing review. 

Want to learn more about what's included? Download the program brochure.

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LEARN SPANISH

Enroll in Spanish and get started right away. 

Learn anytime, anywhere, using your cellphone. Just download the app or talk to a coach and start your journey right away.

Learn more about the Spanish program.

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FINISH COLLEGE WITH TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

Already enrolled in school or curious about what degree is right for you? Submit a request for tuition reimbursement and meet with an advisor. Advisors will be scheduling time with any team member interested in tuition reimbursement to discuss affordable options and degree programs aligned with your career objectives. 

Take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement benefit in 3 easy steps:

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The Tuition Reimbursement benefit includes:

UNDERGRADUATE:
Reimbursement of up to $300 per Team Member per term for up to four (4) terms per calendar year for certificates, courses, and undergraduate degrees, including required books and applicable fees 

GRADUATE DEGREE:
Reimbursement of up to $700 per Team Member per term for up to four (4) terms per calendar year for graduate level degree programs, including required books and applicable fees. 

For more information, click here to read the policy or frequently asked questions

Click the get started button to inquire about tuition reimbursement. Check your email for eligibility.

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Schedule time with an advisor to discuss your career goals, budget and schedule.

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Receive a customized education plan and decide which path is best for you. 

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*Active Team Members who have worked at Brinker for forty-five (45) days from their date of hire, and maintain a minimum of 15 hours per work week consistently, at the start date of the course or program will be eligible to receive the Education Assistance benefit at Brinker. Education Assistance will not be available to Team Members or franchisees. Team Members on leave of absence or military leave must return to active status.

Already completed a program through Best You EDU™ and want to share your story?

We can’t wait to share what you’ve accomplished with your fellow Team Members and senior leadership. Submit your story, along with videos or pictures to us at bestyouedu@brinker.com. We may want to feature you in a newsletter or on social media!

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Once approved, Team Members 
will set up an account that they or family members can use to access the online learning platform.

Engage with educators, on-demand or by scheduling an appointment

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COMPLETE COURSES & RECEIVE CERTIFICATIONS

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THE APP

ACCESSABLE 3 MINUTE LESSONS THAT USE TEXT MESSAGING & HEADPHONES

WORK WITH A COACH

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BrinkerHead Spotlight:

Alison R.

I would encourage anyone who is considering enrolling in Best You EDUTM to go for it! 

While it takes time and commitment, it is well worth it. It’s so awesome to work for a company that values it’s people enough to provide this fantastic program and really supports our personal and professional growth. 

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GED

BEST YOU EDU 
PROGRAM OPTIONS 

select your desired path to learn more

FOUNDATIONAL EDUCATION

CERTIFICATES AND ASSOCIATES DEGREES

TUTORING

SPANISH

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

GET A CERTIFICATE OR ASSOCIATES DEGREE

GET TUTORING HELP WITH SCHOOL FOR YOU OR YOUR DEPENDENTS

PROGRAMS

Want to earn a bachelor's degree? Find out about what schools you can transfer into after earning your degree from Pima here.

BEGIN YOUR EDUCATIONAL JOURNEY TODAY! 

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CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP PREP

Citizenship Prep
A course to practice applying for your U.S. naturalization exam and prepare to take each section of the test. Topics covered include History, Geography, Reading, Writing, and U.S. Government.

 
Civics
The Civics course is also prepares you for the U.S. Naturalization exam. This course answers: What does it mean to be a good citizen? What are the responsibilities of a citizen? What are the rights and benefits of a citizen? These civics questions, including many others, are answered in the civics course to help you get ready for the exam.

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CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP PREP

CIVICS AND CITIZENSHIP PREP