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10 of the best fast-food taco chains across the US

Fast-food chains like Del Taco and Taco John’s serve quick and reliable tacos for an affordable price. Torchy’s Tacos is a Texas-based chain that has gained a cult following. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. When it comes to fast-food taco chains, it goes without saying that Taco Bell leads […]
10 of the best fast-food taco chains across the US
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Chipotle is giving away $4 burritos on Halloween

Chipotle is bringing back its Boorito deal this Halloween. Customers who visit the chain on Halloween from 3 p.m. to close while wearing a costume can get a burrito, bowl, salad, or tacos for $US4. Additionally, if people post a costume transformation on TikTok with the hashtag #Boorito, they have […]
Chipotle is giving away $4 burritos on Halloween
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Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon

Millennials are an important demographic for brands to win over. Their shopping habits can sometimes make or break an industry. The marketing agency Moosylvania has compiled its annual “Millennials’ Top 100 Brands” list for 2019 after surveying 1,000 millennial consumers. From Netflix to Adidas, here are the brands that made […]
Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon
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6 keto diet-approved menu items major chains have rolled out across the US

The keto diet trend is taking over the US. Chains are adding keto options to the menu as more people seek out high-fat, low-carb dishes. Here are six keto-diet-approved menu items that chains including Chipotle,Blaze Pizza, and Qdoba have rolled out this year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
6 keto diet-approved menu items major chains have rolled out across the US
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These are America’s favourite fast-food chains, from Chick-fil-A to In-N-Out

Market Force released its 2019 consumer survey ranking fast-food and fast-casual restaurant chains according to customer loyalty. The categories were: burger chains, coffee and bakery chains, frozen dessert chains, sandwich chains, Mexican chains, pizza chains, and chicken chains. Classic favourites like Chipotle and In-N-Out continued to dominate their respective categories, […]
These are America’s favourite fast-food chains, from Chick-fil-A to In-N-Out
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Chipotle is giving away free guac. Here’s how to get some.

Chipotle is giving away free guacamole on Wednesday, July 31 to celebrate National Avocado Day. The chain is giving away free guac with the purchase of any regular-priced entrée ordered online or via app. Chipotle is also launching a #GuacDance challenge on TikTok. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Chipotle is giving away free guac. Here’s how to get some.
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Chipotle hits a record high after finally overcoming its food-safety woes

Chipotle hit a record high Monday morning, reaching $US759 per share. The new high represents a recovery from the restaurant company’s string of food-illness issues that began in 2015. The success comes after naming Brian Niccol as its new CEO in early 2018 and overhauling its rewards program, pushing into […]
Chipotle hits a record high after finally overcoming its food-safety woes
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The 7 best vegan and vegetarian items to order at Chipotle

Chipotle has quite a few vegetarian and vegan options for diners with dietary restrictions. Some of the best include the guacamole, tortillas, and tortilla chips. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Chipotle has long had a reputation for being a healthier option among fast-food spots. Chipotle gives customers a […]
The 7 best vegan and vegetarian items to order at Chipotle
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LIVE: Chipotle is about to release Q1 earnings

The fast-casual burrito chain Chipotle is set to report first-quarter earnings after the market close on Wednesday. Expectations are high, with adjusted earnings forecast to rise 75% from a year earlier. Watch Chipotle trade live. Chipotle is set to report its first-quarter results after Wednesday’s closing bell. Here’s what Wall […]
LIVE: Chipotle is about to release Q1 earnings
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Chipotle’s turnaround is ‘undeniable’ — but there’s a catch

Chipotle’s turnaround is in full swing, winning over customers and analysts with new menu items, deals such as free guacamole, and a new rewards program. Analysts are expecting a massive boost in same-store sales in the chain’s first quarter, thanks to a free delivery deal and the launch of its […]
Chipotle’s turnaround is ‘undeniable’ — but there’s a catch
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I went behind the scenes at Chipotle to find out how all of your favourite menu items are made — and it’s a lot more of a culinary experience than I expected

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., which serves popular menu items like burrito bowls, burritos, and hand-mashed guacamole, owns and operates more than 2,500 restaurants around the world, according to the company. The company has been trying to cater to wider audiences with the addition of “Lifestyle Bowls” – including paleo, keto, […]
I went behind the scenes at Chipotle to find out how all of your favourite menu items are made — and it’s a lot more of a culinary experience than I expected
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Chipotle is offering free delivery for National Burrito Day

For National BurritoDay, Chipotle is offering free delivery on orders of more than $US10. The chain is also debuting the Dobrik Burrito, its National Burrito Day Burrito named after YouTuber David Dobrik. The National Burrito Day deals highlight Chipotle’s increasing emphasis on digital and delivery. Chipotle has a new deal […]
Chipotle is offering free delivery for National Burrito Day
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Chipotle is giving away free guac — here’s how to get some

Chipotle is giving away free chips and guac starting on Tuesday. Customers can get free chips and guacamole after making their first purchase through Chipotle’s new loyalty program, called Chipotle Rewards. Chipotle is also giving away $US250,000 via Venmo to convince customers to join its loyalty program. Chipotle is giving […]
Chipotle is giving away free guac — here’s how to get some
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A man says he chipped his tooth on a nail inside his Chipotle burrito

A Massachusetts man says he chipped his tooth on a nail hidden inside a Chipotle burrito. Nicolas Ramos told local news publication Wicked Local that he received a new burrito, but is concerned about long-term damage to his teeth. “We immediately issued a refund following the incident and have spoken […]
A man says he chipped his tooth on a nail inside his Chipotle burrito
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What 7 dietitians order at Chipotle

INSIDER spoke to seven dietitians about what they actually order at Chipotle. None of the dietitians order burrito or tacos at Chipotle. One tortilla can add over 300 calories to your meal. Most of the dieticians load up on salsa. INSIDER spoke to seven dietitians who all agreed that Chipotle […]
What 7 dietitians order at Chipotle
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Health officials reveal why nearly 650 people got sick after eating at Chipotle

Health officials have discovered the source of a foodborne-illness outbreak that sickened at least 647 people who ate at a Chipotle restaurant in Powell, Ohio. Stool samples taken from customers who got sick after eating at the restaurant tested positive for Clostridium perfringens, a foodborne illness that occurs when food […]
Health officials reveal why nearly 650 people got sick after eating at Chipotle
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The source of an illness outbreak linked to an Ohio Chipotle remains a mystery

Health officials still don’t know what caused a potential foodborne illness outbreak linked to a Chipotle restaurant in Ohio. More than 700 people have reported getting sick after eating at the restaurant. Stool samples tested negative for Salmonella, Shigella, E.coli and Norovirus. Further testing is underway. Chipotle temporarily closed a […]
The source of an illness outbreak linked to an Ohio Chipotle remains a mystery
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Health officials found boxes of raw chicken ‘leaning’ on packaged foods in Chipotle restaurants linked to illness reports

Health officials have inspected three Chipotle restaurants in Powell, Ohio, after receiving nearly 700 inquiries related to a suspected foodborne-illness outbreak. Inspectors said they found boxes of raw chicken “leaning” on other packaged foods, creating a contamination risk, in two restaurants. The violations come as Chipotle has spent millions of […]
Health officials found boxes of raw chicken ‘leaning’ on packaged foods in Chipotle restaurants linked to illness reports
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These are the causes and symptoms of every common type of food poisoning

Every year, 48 million people in the US contract some form of foodborne illness. Just this week, a Chipotle in Ohio temporarily closed down because more than 400 people said they got sick after eating there. And products sold at grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Walgreens were recalled because […]
These are the causes and symptoms of every common type of food poisoning
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Chipotle is giving away free guacamole. Here’s how to get some.

Chipotle is giving away free guacamole on Tuesday, July 31. To be eligible, customers need to order a meal online or via the app. The guacamole comes as a free-of-charge add-on to the meal or as a separate portion with chips. The burrito chain is turning to technology to boost […]
Chipotle is giving away free guacamole. Here’s how to get some.
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We visited the Chipotle of the future. Here’s what it’s like.

Chipotle is turning to technology to grow sales, with mobile ordering, delivery, and even a digital drive-thru test in the works. The tech investments are changing what Chipotle looks like for customers and behind the scenes. We recently visited a location in New York City that has served as a […]
We visited the Chipotle of the future. Here’s what it’s like.
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Chipotle is closing dozens of locations in the next month

Chipotle announced plans to close 55 to 65 locations on Wednesday, with half of the closures taking place in the next 30 days. Closures include five locations of Pizzeria Locale, Chipotle’s fast-casual pizza chain. Chipotle is making major changes in an attempt to turn the chain around with new leadership, […]
Chipotle is closing dozens of locations in the next month
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Chipotle has started adding drive-thrus — but there is a huge catch

Chipotle has added drive-thrus to five locations across the US. Unlike at most drive-thrus, customers need to order ahead, either online or through the chain’s app. Chipotle is looking for new ways to drive sales, exploring new menu items and boosting delivery. Chipotle has started adding drive-thrus to restaurants – […]
Chipotle has started adding drive-thrus  —  but there is a huge catch
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Chipotle’s CEO says the chain is still trying to fix its queso, which has been slammed as a ‘crime against cheese’ and ‘dumpster juice’

Chipotle is still trying to fix its queso recipe, according to the chain’s CEO. “The feedback we’ve gotten on queso is that there’s still some opportunity to improve,” CEO Brian Niccol told Business Insider. Chipotle’s queso had been slammed as a “crime against cheese” and “dumpster juice” by customers since […]
Chipotle’s CEO says the chain is still trying to fix its queso, which has been slammed as a ‘crime against cheese’ and ‘dumpster juice’
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This fast-casual Mexican chain is cashing in on Chipotle’s struggles — and it already triumphed in one key battle

Moe’s Southwest Grill is cashing in on Chipotle’s struggles. Chipotle’s wobbly queso launch “couldn’t have been better for us,” the fast-casual Mexican chain’s president told Business Insider. Moe’s is further trying to distinguish itself from the competition by beefing up its taco offerings and its to-go business. As Chipotle struggles […]
This fast-casual Mexican chain is cashing in on Chipotle’s struggles  —  and it already triumphed in one key battle
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Taco Bell’s CEO is taking over Chipotle — and people are freaking out over the ‘staggering’ pick that seems to violate the burrito chain’s values

Chipotle announced on Tuesday that it had tapped Taco Bell’s CEO Brian Niccol to lead the struggling burrito chain. While Chipotle has long emphasised its commitment to “food with integrity,” Taco Bell is better known for its absurd rotation of menu items. The “staggering” pick raised some eyebrows – but […]
Taco Bell’s CEO is taking over Chipotle  —  and people are freaking out over the ‘staggering’ pick that seems to violate the burrito chain’s values
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Chipotle pops after naming Taco Bell CEO as new head boss

Current Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol will be the new CEO of Chipotle on March 5. Shares of Chipotle climbed as much as 10% on the news. Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill popped more than 10% in after-hours trading on Tuesday following a report that current Taco Bell CEO Brian […]
Chipotle pops after naming Taco Bell CEO as new head boss
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Chipotle taps Taco Bell’s CEO to turn around the struggling chain

Chipotle’s new CEO will be Taco Bell’s current leader – Brian Niccol. The struggling chain has been searching for a new CEO since November, when founder Steve Ells announced plans to step down in an effort to turn around the chain. At Taco Bell, Niccol pushed for creative marketing, digital […]
Chipotle taps Taco Bell’s CEO to turn around the struggling chain
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Chipotle changed its queso recipe after customers revolted against the ‘dumpster juice’ — now the cheesy dip is one of the chain’s biggest advantages

Queso was responsible for a 2% boost in customers’ average checks at Chipotle, the company reported Tuesday. Chipotle’s queso had been slammed by customers as a “crime against cheese” and “dumpster juice.” But Chipotle tweaked the recipe after its initial negative reception, and 10% of customers are continuing to add […]
Chipotle changed its queso recipe after customers revolted against the ‘dumpster juice’  —  now the cheesy dip is one of the chain’s biggest advantages
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Chipotle just hinted at adding 3 new menu items

Chipotle hinted at adding grains, nachos, and quesadillas to its menu. Coming up with new menu items is “something we’re working really hard on,” Chipotle CEO Steve Ells said. Chipotle CEO Steve Ells dropped a hint Tuesday about a couple new menu items it’s considering adding. Ells said in a […]
Chipotle just hinted at adding 3 new menu items
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‘Why would I ever go to work for Bill Ackman?’: Panera’s ex-CEO shuts down rumours that he’s taking over Chipotle as the struggling burrito chain searches for a saviour

Rumours have been flying about Panera’s former CEO Ron Shaich as Chipotle searches for a new top executive. But Shaich tells Business Insider he has no interest in the gig, which would force him to step away from his role as Panera’s chairman to lead a struggling public company. Shaich […]
‘Why would I ever go to work for Bill Ackman?’: Panera’s ex-CEO shuts down rumours that he’s taking over Chipotle as the struggling burrito chain searches for a saviour
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Chipotle has quietly raised its prices at all of its locations

Chipotle has raised prices in all of its restaurants nationwide. Prices have gone up by about 5%. Chipotle has been crippled by food-poisoning scandals in the past several years. Chipotle has a had a tumultuous year, but that hasn’t stopped it from raising prices. Today, the chain confirmed that it […]
Chipotle has quietly raised its prices at all of its locations
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The latest Chipotle health scare has expanded to another restaurant chain

Health officials say they have identified fewer than 40 sick customers and employees of the Chipotle on West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles. Officials still haven’t determined the cause of illnesses. The investigation has expanded to a restaurant next door, PizzaRev, where some Chipotle employees also worked. The investigation into […]
The latest Chipotle health scare has expanded to another restaurant chain
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Chipotle’s latest health scare caught traders completely off-guard

Chipotle’s stock dropped on Wednesday amid reports that another one of its stores could be tied to an illness outbreak. Traders were woefully unprepared for the selloff, with downside hedges sitting at their lowest level in a decade before the news. As if Chipotle‘s latest health scare wasn’t bad enough […]
Chipotle’s latest health scare caught traders completely off-guard
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4 reasons why Chipotle will never be as good as its biggest rival

Qdoba is better than Chipotle for four simple reasons. Both guacamole and queso are free burrito add-ins, the queso is better-tasting, and the menu is larger. The Tex-Mex fast-casual market is a tough nut to crack. There are a handful of big national players, and most customers have already decided […]
4 reasons why Chipotle will never be as good as its biggest rival