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Amanda McCormick

From a Modest Venture to a Burrito Empire: The Chipotle Story

By September 30, 2013

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I was born and raised in Southern California, eating authentic Mexican food, and I love Chipotle. Sure it may not be as authentico as a hole-in-the-wall taco joint, but the chain is definitely onto a good thing.

I learned more about the Chipotle story, and was surprised to find out what a great (and surprising) entrepreneurial success story it truly is.

For instance, did you know that it was started as something as a feeder business by founder Steve Ells to fund a fine-dining restaurant? That it pioneered the use of humanely raised meat in a national chain? And that its growth was partially funded by McDonald's?

Read on for more about this entrepreneurial success story.

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October 11, 2013 at 9:37 am
(1) Agatha C. Hines says:

Hey there! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be ok.

I’m undoubtedly enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.

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