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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.

Chipotle Hitting the Solar Switch

2009-10-20 Burrito company announces that it will install solar panels on 75 restaurants in the next year.

'My Chipotle' Ad Contest Crowns Winner

2009-09-14 Contest asked customers to promote their favorite menu combination at Chipotle.

Chipotle Agrees to Increase Tomato-Picker Wages

2009-09-10 Workers for East Coast Farms in Florida will receive wage increase of 64 percent.

Chipotle Releases Ordering App

2009-08-25 New app lets customers order and pay for items, and save favorites for future use.