All Chipotle Mexican Grill articles – Page 5

  • Analysis & Insight

    Property biggest concern for food entrepreneurs


    Property availability is the biggest challenge food entrepreneurs are facing, coupled with the cost of acquiring new sites

  • Sharing dishes analysis August 2014
    Analysis & Insight

    Big demand for small plates


    The growing trend for snacking and grazing-style dining has put the spotlight on a part of restaurants’ menus that hasn’t previously attracted much attention. Darren Tristano investigates

  • News

    Ells: Chipotle London Wall is breaking records


    Steve Ells, chairman of Chipotle, has revealed that the group’s latest site in the UK, at London Wall, has been breaking peak hour throughput records

  • Piada

    The infinite options at Piada


    Taking its influence from Chipotle and a road trip to Italy, Piada Italian Street Food is a brand making big waves in the US fast-casual sector. Kerstin Kühn caught up with co-founder Chris Doody

  • MOD Pizza
    Analysis & Insight

    The MOD principle


    On the back of yesterday’s announcement that MOD Pizza is to launch in the UK in partnership with Sir Charles Dunstone, M&C looks back on the talk co-founder Scott Svenson gave at last year’s Restaurant conference. Svenson touched on the state of the US pizza market, the story behind MOD – its development, ethos and people-led culture

  • Opinion

    Hispanic consumers flex their muscles


    The booming Hispanic population in the US is leading to transformative changes across the foodservice-industry landscape. Can restaurants keep pace? Darren Tristano reports

  • Chipotle counter
    Analysis & Insight

    Delivery is US order of the day


    Online food delivery services and the healthification of fast food are the main issues shaping the US restaurant industry

  • Chipotle counter
    Analysis & Insight

    People the primary asset for growth


    Chipotle co-chief executive Monty Moran explains that the strength of the popular burrito chain, which has more than 1,500 restaurants worldwide, is the result of the brand’s focus on its unique food and people cultures

  • Five Guys burger

    Flipside to the burger market


    Rising cattle prices, an uptick in non-beef products and a wish for customisation are all factors in the evolution of the burger sector. Darren Tristano takes an in-depth look at the patty

  • Chipotle sign

    Chipotle outlines UK expansion plans


     Chipotle, the Mexican grill brand, plans to open its first regional sites in the next two to three years while continuing to grow its London estate

  • Chipotle

    Chipotle launches interactive ingredients game


    Chipotle has moved to highlight the differentiation between the ingredients it uses versus its competitors with the launch of a new initiative

  • News

    Chipotle: Q2 lfls up 4.3% and record UK performance


    Chipotle, the Mexican grill brand, has reported record opening sales for its latest UK site, as it announced a 4.3% rise in global like-for-like sales for the second quarter ending June 30.

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    Benito's Hat opens in Selfridges


    Benito’s Hat, the fast casual Mexican brand, is in early discussions to open concession stands in Selfridges stores following the opening of its first in London’s Selfridges

  • Punch Bowl Social

    The social that packs a punch


    With Punch Bowl Social now gaining huge prominence in seven US states, Kerstin Kühn discovers how the core elements of food, drink and entertainment have been put together with equal billing to form an alternative concept

  • News

    Chipotle confirms London Wall


    Chipotle, the Mexican grill brand, has unveiled details of its first restaurant in the City, at Moorgate

  • Opinion

    Melting pot


    Chicago-based Potbelly comes to the UK this month to discover whether consumers here have the stomach for a premium toasted sandwich chain. Can it do for sandwiches what Shake Shack and Five Guys did for burgers in the UK?

  • News

    Taco Bell and Pizza Hut to ditch artificial ingredients


    Taco Bell and Pizza Hut have announced they are to remove artificial colours and flavours from their food

  • News

    Five Guys expands breakfast offer


    Five Guys, the popular US burger chain, has started the expansion of its breakfast offer across its estate

  • Opinion

    Getting to the core of the Big Apple


    Late last month, M&C Allegra Foodservice and Restaurant magazine took 30 leading operators to New York as part of their 72 Hours in… series. Their time was divided between exploring the independent and edgy concept melting pot that is Brooklyn and the more brand-conscious Manhattan. Mark Wingett sahares some of the highlights from the trip.

  • News

    Five Guys gears up for Paris launch


    Five Guys, the popular US burger chain, is set to make its debut in Continental Europe in Paris, in the first quarter of next year, M&C Report understands.