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How to Prevent Another Chipotle
What went wrong at the fast-casual leader, and how foodservice operators committed to fresh and local ingredients can ensure it doesn’t happen to them.
Customization and convenience are key to the growth of bowl options.
When Fresh Falls Short
A rash of food-borne illness outbreaks have operators rethinking food safety.
When Disaster Strikes
From Subway’s Jared Fogle problem to Chipotle’s E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, recent crises serve as a lesson in damage control.
Some Latin Love
Cuisine from South and Central America and the Caribbean provides plentiful menu opportunities.
The Top Stories of 2015
The biggest news of the year in the quick-service and fast-casual industries.
Good Fat, Bad Fat
Good fats help promote health while providing tastes chefs want.
The Delivery Debate
Delivery services are springing up around the country, giving operators a new sales channel—if it’s right for their brand.
The New Angle on Antibiotics
McDonald’s announcement that it would remove antibiotics from chicken could signal an industry-wide shift.
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.
Chipotle Offers Mobile Ordering Through Apple Watch
Chipotle Mexican Grill announces that its mobile application for iPhone has been updated and optimized for the just-released Apple Watch.
Vegan Fare Finds Traction Among Millennials
With the number of plant-based concepts like Native Foods and Veggie Grill steadily increasing, other operators are looking for ways to incorporate me...
Chipotle Rated Most Allergy-Friendly Large Chain
AllergyEats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants in the U.S., has just released its 2015 list of Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains...
New Study Finds Most Popular Chains in Four Categories
A new nationwide study by Market Force Information reveals consumers’ favorite quick-service restaurant chains in four popular food categories: pizza,...
Chipotle Hosts 5th Annual Cultivate Festival
Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced the preliminary lineup for its 2015 Cultivate food, music, and ideas festivals, with events planned in two new ci...
Chipotle Continues Author Series with 10 New Writers
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced the second installment of its Cultivating Thought author series with 10 new and original essays written by influentia...
Chipotle Gives Customers Reason to Try Sofritas
Chipotle Mexican Grill is giving its customers a special opportunity to try its new vegan menu item, Sofritas, this month.
Chipotle Launches New Mobile Job Application Tool
Chipotle Mexican Grill launched a new Web-based mobile job application program for smartphones and tablets to allow job applicants to apply using thei...
Chipotle Again Hosts Halloween Boorito Fundraiser
Chipotle Mexican Grill will again host its popular Halloween fundraiser, Boorito.
Chipotle Joins Slow Food USA in School Garden Initiative
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced a partnership with Slow Food USA to create or support about 100 schools gardens in 10 metropolitan areas across the c...
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