Chipotle

Chipotle owns and operates a chain of restaurants that offers burritos, tacos, burrito bowls and salads. Read more

Brian Niccol's photo - Chairman & CEO of Chipotle

Chairman & CEO

Brian Niccol

CEO Approval Rating

77/100

Founded:

1993

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PublicIndependent CompanyNYSECMG

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Taco Bell Corp. is perceived as one of Chipotle's biggest rivals. Taco Bell Corp.'s headquarters is in Irvine, California, and was founded in 1962. Taco Bell Corp. operates in the Restaurants industry. Taco Bell Corp. generates 32% of Chipotle's revenue.

Panera Bread has been one of Chipotle's top competitors. Panera Bread is a Private company that was founded in 1981 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Panera Bread operates in the Restaurants industry. Compared to Chipotle, Panera Bread has 21,000 fewer employees.

Qdoba is Chipotle's #3 rival. Qdoba was founded in San Diego, California} in 1995. Qdoba is in the Restaurants industry. Compared to Chipotle, Qdoba generates $5.9B less revenue.

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Chipotle Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$6.3B

Chipotle's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 2.4B. Over the last four quarters, Chipotle's revenue has grown by 27.6%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.7B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.6B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.6B; in Q2 2020, Chipotle's revenue was $1.4B.

Chipotle Acquisitions

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Chipotle Funding History

Since Chipotle was founded in 1993, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Chipotle has raised $600.0M. Chipotle's last funding round was on May 2020 for a total of $600.0M

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May 2020
$600M

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

IPO
Jan 2006
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Angel
Jan 1998
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Since Chipotle was founded in 1993, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Chipotle has raised $600.0M. Chipotle's last funding round was on May 2020 for a total of $600.0M

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Nuro is a California-based designer and manufacturer of autonomous delivery robots for the transportation industry.
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Mar 24, 2021
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Nuro is a California-based designer and manufacturer of autonomous delivery robots for the transportation industry.
$500M
Nov 08, 2020
Series C
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Chipotle News

June 14, 2021Markets Insider

Chipotle Celebrates American Athletes With 'Team Chipotle' Menu And New Episodes Of 'Unwrapped'

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announc... See more »
June 14, 2021Delicious Living

Grilled Citrus Chipotle Icelandic Cod

Cedar-plank grilling is an exceptional way to cook fish without fear of overcooking. Hints of...The p... See more »
June 14, 2021Marketing Dive

Chipotle airs first national TV ad starring athlete as hype around Olympics builds

A spot featuring soccer player Julie Ertz promotes the brand's largest celebrity-curated menu to date... See more »
June 14, 2021Nation's Restaurant News

Chipotle becomes the exclusive limited-service restaurant partner for livestream gaming platform Twitch

The fast-casual restaurant will host events on the app, and created its own game... See more »
June 13, 2021Business Insider

Companies like Chipotle are boosting prices, but CEOs multimillion dollar pay packages aren't getting any smaller

While Chipotle attributes rising prices to the growing cost of labor, some critics point to high CEO ... See more »
June 11, 2021Benzinga

Looking Into Chipotle Mexican Grill's Return On Capital Employed

Looking at Q1, Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) earned $167.11 million, a 33.96% increase from the p... See more »

Chipotle Blogs

August 27, 2015Chipotle Blog

EAT REAL FESTIVAL -- Tweet What You Learned Contest

This contest involves a social media-based promotion by Chipotle Mexican Grill to provide ten individ... See more »
June 10, 2015CHIPOTLE BLOG

Boulevardia Band Name Contest

Chipotle Press Releases

November 17, 2020PR Newswire

Chipotle Royalty Gives Fans The Chance to Have their Go-To Orders Become Real Menu Items

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announc... See more »
September 9, 2020Business Wire

Chipotle Invests $125,000 in Scholarships for Young Farmers Through Niman Ranch's Next Generation Foundation

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #NimanRanch--Chipotle Invests $125,000 in Scholarships for Young Farmers th... See more »
August 6, 2020StreetInsider

Chipotle Leverages Its Real Change Feature To Support Its Pledge For Equality

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Â Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announc... See more »
May 20, 2020StreetInsider

Chipotle Selects Eight Ventures Breaking Farming Barriers For Aluminaries Project 2.0

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced t... See more »
May 7, 2020centralcharts

VNN And Chipotle Introduce Stimulus Package For High Schools

VNN And Chipotle Introduce Stimulus Package For High Schools Companies organize "alliance of technolo... See more »
May 7, 2020centralcharts

Chipotle Announces Virtual Prom Afterparty With David Dobrik And $25K Scholarship

Chipotle Announces Virtual Prom Afterparty With David Dobrik And $25K Scholarship Chipotle helps stud... See more »
February 18, 2020centralcharts

Chipotle Celebrates Hockey Week Across America With BOGO Offer And Exclusive Digital Menu Items

Chipotle Celebrates Hockey Week Across America With BOGO Offer And Exclusive Digital Menu Items Hocke... See more »

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Chipotle Headquarters

610 Newport Center Dr.

Newport Beach, California92660

303-595-4000

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Overview

Chipotle owns and operates a chain of restaurants that offers burritos, tacos, burrito bowls and salads. Chipotle was founded in 1993. Chipotle's headquarters is located in Newport Beach, California, USA 92660. It has raised 600.0M in 3 rounds. The la...

CEO

Chipotle's Chairman & CEO, Brian Niccol, currently has an approval rating of 77%. Chipotle's primary competitors are Taco Bell Corp., Panera Bread & Qdoba.

Frequently Asked Questions about Chipotle

  1. When was Chipotle founded?

    Chipotle was founded in 1993
  2. Who is Chipotle's CEO?

    Chipotle's CEO is Brian Niccol
  3. How much revenue does Chipotle generate?

    Chipotle generates $6.3B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Chipotle have?

    Chipotle has historically raised $600M in funding
  5. Where is Chipotle's headquarters?

    Chipotle's headquarters is in Newport Beach California, USA
  1. How many employees does Chipotle have?

    Chipotle has 73,000 employees
  2. What sector does Chipotle operate in?

    Chipotle is in Restaurants
  3. Who are Chipotle's competitors?

    Chipotle's top competitors are Taco Bell Corp., Panera Bread, Qdoba
  4. Who has Chipotle invested in?

    Chipotle's has invested in companies such as Nuro, Nuro