The brand plans to open up to 155 new locations this year
Chipotle is proving to be all that and a bag of chips. Chipotle Mexican Grill celebrated the opening its 2,500th restaurant today, located at The Shops at Todos Santos in Concord, California, according to QSR Magazine.
"The opening of Chipotle's 2,500th restaurant is a milestone and a testament to our great growth trajectory," newly appointed chief development officer Tabassum Zalotrawala is quoted as saying in the article. "I feel lucky to have come on board during such an exciting time for the company and am thrilled to continue working with the team to develop new ideas that reinforce growth, increase access and convenience for our guests.”
According to the article, Chipotle has introduced several new initiatives over the last year, including third party and direct deliveries, tests of drive-through pickup lanes, shelves for online order pickup and tech to ensure order accuracy in second make lines.
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