Grill is a fast food restaurant that sells burritos
and burrito bowls across the United States. The company started
with a single location in Colorado and has expanded to more
than 500 locations throughout the country. Chipotle's expansion
was aided by using high-quality ingredients and receiving
an investment by another popular fast food restaurant, McDonald's.
The First Chipotle
of 1993, the first Chipotle restaurant was opened by Steve
Ells. Ells was 27 years old at the time and had graduated
from the University of Colorado at Boulder five years earlier.
Before opening the restaurant, he attended the Culinary Institute
of America and spent two years working for Jeremiah Tower
at Stars Restaurant in San Francisco.