Chipotle Opens Milestone 2,500th Restaurant in Concord, California


QSR Magazine

February 8, 2019


Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has opened its 2,500th restaurant at The Shops at Todos Santos in Concord, California. The milestone opening is a tangible example of Chipotle's continued growth, which includes notable executive hirings and a newly digitized restaurant experience. To mark the achievement, Chipotle will host a ribbon cutting today at 10:45am PST with the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce.


Recently, Chipotle announced the completion of its executive leadership team with the hiring of Roger Theodoredis as the company's chief legal officer and Tabassum Zalotrawala as chief development officer. Zalotrawala's role as chief development officer will become increasingly vital as Chipotle continues opening restaurants, maintaining top-notch hospitality, supporting local growers, improving the overall restaurant experience and cultivating a better world.


"The opening of Chipotle's 2,500th restaurant is a milestone and a testament to our great growth trajectory," Zalotrawala says. "I feel lucky to have come on board during such an exciting time for the company and am thrilled to continue working with the team to develop new ideas that reinforce growth, increase access and convenience for our guests."


Over the last year, Chipotle has expanded its delivery service through a partnership with DoorDash and the launch of direct delivery via the Chipotle app and website. In addition to delivering fresh food to its loyal customers, Chipotle has also implemented new ways to improve the restaurant experience, such as:


Drive-up pickup lanes ...


In-store pickup shelves ...


Tech-enabled second make lines ...