Chipotle has a clear way into the meal: It already sells breakfast burritos at a single location, in Dulles International Airport outside Washington D.C.— but only because it is required to.
For a limited time, Chipotle is reintroducing chorizo nationwide. “As part of our overall commitment to menu innovation and delivering the craveable food our customers love, we’re spicing things up and bringing chorizo back to our menu.”
Chipotle Menu Prices
(/tʃɪˈpoʊtleɪ/, chih-POHT-lay), often known simply as Chipotle, is an American chain of fast casual restaurants in the United States, United Kingdom , Canada, Germany, and France, specializing in tacos and Mission burritos that are made to order in front of the customer.
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“You can order a bowl with steak, vegetables, lettuce, salsa, a sprinkle of cheese, black beans and guacamole for around 400 calories and 30 grams of carbohydrates,” says Leonard. “This would be fine for anyone following a regular healthy -eating plan.”
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Chipotle has quietly raised menu prices by an average of 9% for items that customers order for delivery , according to a new Gordon Haskett report.
Chipotle Mexican Grill will launch its queso blanco on Thursday as a replacement for its current version of the cheese sauce as the restaurant chain tries to find a recipe that will better resonate with consumers. Queso blanco marks the third new national menu addition under CEO Brian Niccol.
Additional price hacks for Chipotle lovers Ordering a bowl with a tortilla on the side gets you 15% more food than a burrito alone.
The reason that Chipotle is a bit pricier than most fast food is because the ingredients are more expensive — the produce is typically sourced locally and the meat is free range and free of hormones. For the portion size and the freshness, I don’t think their prices are too high.
Chipotle has created value for its shareholders, which has translated to a higher market cap, and subsequently, a higher share price. The company only has 27.89 million shares outstanding, which is also one of the reasons for the higher share price due to the exclusivity.
McDonald’s wanted Chipotle to change up their menu in different parts of the country, adding things like barbecue in Kansas City. And McDonald’s wanted the burrito chain to allow franchisees to own Chipotle restaurants.
Chipotle’s motto of “food with integrity” was inspired by what founder Steve Ells learned about American food production. Despite higher food costs that caused Chipotle to raise its prices in 2014, same-store sales grew by 16.8 percent, store margins rose to 27.2 percent and net income increased by 36 percent.
Chipotle imports a lot of its beef from Australia, where China is now looking to buy more protein following the impact of the swine fever that’s roiled global meat markets. Beef is the key ingredient in the company’s carne asada, steak and barbacoa burritos.