All Chipotle Mexican Grill articles

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    Operators continue to reopen for takeaway and delivery


    Starbucks, Subway, Chipotle, Caffe Nero and Loungers are among the latest operators to reopen sites for delivery and takeaway services this week.

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    Pret: ‘When it comes to innovation, we don’t have set rules’


    Pret’s head of global innovation Hannah Dolan talks to Food Spark about food innovation sprints, the future of Veggie Pret and why the chain prides itself so much on the colour of its food.

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    Goods Way announces final food line up


    Goods Way, the live music and street food venue from Venue Group, has announced its final food operator line up today for its King’s Cross site.

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    American dreamers


    A fresh wave of American concepts have crossed the pond in recent years, and more are on their way. Why is the UK so appealing to US brands, and do we still want them? 

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    School of Woky


    In just a few years former Masterchef contestant Larkin Cen has created a mini-empire in Bristol and is eying an opening in Cardiff. He can now be considered one of the UK’s most exciting Chinese chefs.


    Brewhouse & Kitchen: ‘Pubs are starting to think more like restaurants’


    Brewhouse & Kitchen’s head of food and innovation, Tommy Knight, reveals to Food Spark’s Sarah Sharples some of the dishes coming to the new menu in October, how he is using spent grains to make nachos and the possibility of a beer doughnut ice cream sandwich.

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    Coqfighter: chicken for grown-ups


    In the early days of Coqfighter, a senior industry peer predicted that soon enough, they would be forced to ditch the vodka from their chicken batter due to mounting costs. The addition was inspired by Heston Blumenthal, with Coqfighter’s executive chef and ‘mad scientist’ Troy Sawyer using it to make the batter lighter and more crispy.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Crest of a Mexican wave


    Californian-based Mexican concept Tocaya Organica has grown to 15 sites in just three years and has plans for nationwide as well international expansion. Kerstin Kuhn speaks with parent company The Madera Group’s president Michael Tanha about what sets Tocaya Organica apart from its competitors, and its plans for investment.

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    Bone Daddies to launch new concept Poke-Don


    Bone Daddies, the Japanese restaurant group, is to launch a poke-inspired concept, Poke-Don.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Unwrapping delivery


    The media is not short of analysis of why Amazon has shut its US restaurant delivery business – and what it could mean for the long-term shape of delivery globally, writes Peter Martin.

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    Bun fight


    Competition in the premium burger space is at an all-time high. Some are concentrating on getting the basics right, while others are expanding menus with novelty items. Restaurant Magazine’s Joe Lutrario investigates

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    Analysis & Insight

    Second coming


    Taco Bell may be a well-known brand by name, but it’s only been in the past five years that it has made its mark on the streets of Britain. Georgi Gyton meets with general manager for Europe, Jorge Torres to discuss why the brand has an advantage over other operators and how social media is enabling is to tap into its target fan base.

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    Pret's ‘biggest menu shake-up to date’ to focus on grazing


    Pret has said changing eating habits have influenced the biggest menu shake-up in its history, with 20 new recipes geared towards a move away from traditional meal times.

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    CHIK'N confirms v2.0 on former BRGR Co site in Soho


    CHIK’N, the fried chicken concept from the team behind Chick ‘n’ Sours, has announced its version 2, confirming a second store will open Wardour Street in Soho in May.

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    Tough times provide scope for excellence


    Jon Midmer of global executive search firm JMA gives his view on the past year in recruitment and what to expect in 2019. He discusses the trend for hospitality executives heading to the leisure sector and the leadership qualities that are likely to come to the fore in 2019.

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    Chipotle to open first UK site for three years


    Chipotle, the Mexican grill chain is to open its first UK site for three years, in the City Of London, MCA understands.

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    Deliveroo reworks allergy info on menus


    Deliveroo is overhauling the way its platform displays allergen information on menus in an effort to increase transparency for consumers and encourage restaurants to follow suit and take action.

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    Analysis & Insight

    The street food operators innovating for the meatless market


    As Kerb launches its first meat-free market, MCA’s sister title, Food Spark, talks to traders about the dishes that are exciting consumers.

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    Autumn menu round up: Continued focus on veggie options, with a heartier twist


    As the air takes on a decidedly fresher feel, pubs and restaurants are unveiling their Autumn menus filled with a host of heartier options.

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    Grubhub acquires campus platform


    Grubhub, America’s leading food-ordering and delivery marketplace, has acquired Tapingo, a platform for college campus food ordering, for $150m.