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The Gold Standard
If you want to be like Chipotle—and everyone does—you just have to follow its recipe for success, which includes two main ingredients: its food and its people.
The Culinary Institute of America is a training ground for the world’s best chefs. And today more than ever, its influence is spreading to the entire foodservice world.
The Truth About Transparency
How to respond to consumers’ demands to know everything about your business.
Tale of Two Brands
McDonald’s used to own a majority stake in Chipotle. Now it might be losing its status as top industry influencer to Steve Ells & Co.
No Hangover in Sight
Naysayers have doubts about alcohol service in limited-service settings, but many fast casuals are partying on.
Anatomy of a Marketing Campaign
A breakdown of what makes a successful campaign, as seen through the lens of four quick-service marketing efforts.
Connecting the Dots
New technology allows quick serves to improve supply chain traceability.
Getting to the Meat of Marketing
Quick-serve brands adapt marketing strategies to highlight sustainable meat.
Pork’s versatility, cost effectiveness propel its addition to menus.
What Great Brands Do
Seven ways quick serves can elevate themselves from good to great.
Chipotle Opens First Location Across the Pond
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?
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
Nine of 10 fastest growing Mexican limited-service restaurants in 2008 were fast-casual chains, according to Technomic.
Chipotle Gets Chummy with London
Mexican chain's first European location set to open in London in April of 2010.
Chipotle Hitting the Solar Switch
Burrito company announces that it will install solar panels on 75 restaurants in the next year.
'My Chipotle' Ad Contest Crowns Winner
Contest asked customers to promote their favorite menu combination at Chipotle.
Chipotle Agrees to Increase Tomato-Picker Wages
Workers for East Coast Farms in Florida will receive wage increase of 64 percent.
Chipotle Releases Ordering App
New app lets customers order and pay for items, and save favorites for future use.
Chipotle Promotes Food Documentary, “Food, Inc.”
Chipotle and filmmakers hope to make consumers more conscious of consuming food made with natural ingredients.
Illinois Chipotle Earns LEED Platinum
Highest LEED certification awarded to member of LEED for Retail pilot program.
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