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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.
New Study Reveals America’s Favorite Quick-Service Chains
With new limited-service brands emerging at a rapid pace, consumers have more dining choices than ever, and their preferences are proving that establi...
Chipotle Honors Teacher Appreciation Day
Chipotle Mexican Grill will host a special promotion in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, offering a buy-one, get-one menu item for educators and sch...
Chipotle Partnership with MLS to Be Its Largest Sports Deal
Chipotle Mexican Grill, in partnership with Major League Soccer (MLS), today announced that Chipotle will be the Official Fast-Casual Mexican Restaura...
Chipotle's Original Series Debuts on Hulu
Chipotle Mexican Grill debuted its original comedy series, “Farmed and Dangerous,” on Hulu and Hulu Plus.
The Actual “Chipotle of Pizza”; Brand Invests In Pizzeria
Chipotle Mexican Grill partnered with restaurateurs Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson to launch a fast-causal pizza concept called Pizzeri...
Chipotle’s Annual Halloween Boorito Fundraiser Returns
Chipotle Tackles Food Issues With Interactive Game
Chipotle Mexican Grill launched “The Scarecrow,” an arcade-style adventure game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, along with a companion animated shor...
Jimmy John’s, Chipotle Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Chains
The list of the fastest-growing retailers this year tells a story of consumers’ growing affinity for fast-fashion, specialty grocery items, and appare...
Looking for Sustainability Advice? The NRA Has It
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) has unveiled a new report focused on sustainability best practices for the foodservice industry. ...
Chipotle Invites Fans to Join in 'Adventurrito' Treasure Hunt
Get ready to say “happy birthday” to one of your favorite foil-wrapped meals.
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