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Results Are In for Chipotle

2011-02-11 Chipotle Mexican Grill reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2010, including a 24.5 percent revenue incr...

Starbucks Twice as Good as McDonald's in Media Impact

2010-12-08 Media measurement technology firm General Sentiment released its newest brand analysis, the Fall 2010 Fast Food Industry Report.

Chipotle Wants to Be Scared—by Processed Foods

2010-10-06 Through “Boorito 2010: The Horrors of Processed Food” program, Chipotle will donate up to $1 million to benefit Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.

Chipotle Wants Your Junk

2010-07-20 Chain invites customers to forward on junk e-mails, committing $100,000 to school lunch program if it receives 1 million e-mails.

Chipotle Hits 1,000 Stores Milestone

2010-06-23 Chipotle opened its 1,000th restaurant today in Flower Mound, Texas.

Chipotle Raises Bar with Naturally Raised Meats

2010-06-07 Chipotle Mexican Grill continues to serve more naturally raised meat than any other national restaurant company.

Chipotle Opens First Location Across the Pond

2010-05-10 The burrito chain opened its first European location in London, England, today, and it's currently looking for more international location opportunities in France and Germany.

Chipotle Asks Kids: Whats On Your Plate?

2010-03-01 The fast-casual's collaboration with Aubin Pictures will bring the new documentary film "What's On Your Plate?" across the country.

Growing Mexican Chains Mostly Fast Casual

2009-12-03 Nine of 10 fastest growing Mexican limited-service restaurants in 2008 were fast-casual chains, according to Technomic.

Chipotle Gets Chummy with London

2009-11-17 Mexican chain's first European location set to open in London in April of 2010.