Crumpacker is Chipotle’s chief creative and development officer and had been in charge of the Denver company’s efforts to win back customers after an E. coli outbreak last year sent sales plunging
“I used to eat a lot of packaged, low-calorie diet foods. I would buy the low-calorie frozen dinners all the time and just a lot of processed foods and once I started eating all these plants and vegetables, I just found my mental energy was much more clear, I could focus on my work, I felt happier, I felt less anxious. For me, it was really discovering that I felt so crummy for a long time and I realized I could eat much more of this food and maintain my weight and have more energy.”
After a summer filled with traffic woes at Alameda and Sable because of construction on the new light rail line, the Aurora dining staple is packing up and moving a few blocks east
“We’re going to eliminate boring, repetitive, dangerous jobs, and we’re going to free up people to do things that are higher value,” said co-founder Alex Garden, a former Microsoft manager and president of mobile game maker Zynga Studios.
“Identifying who the enemy is” can be a key part of effective marketing, says branding consultant Laura Ries.
“It’s real customers that are working and need lunch and want it delivered by drone,” Blanks said.
“We just learned yesterday of Pershing Square’s acquisition of Chipotle shares,” said company spokesman Chris Arnold. “We welcome their investment, and appreciate the confidence they’ve expressed in our brand, differentiated offering, visionary leadership and strong growth opportunities.”
In just the past two years, at least a half-dozen doughnut dealers have opened in Aurora or swapped owners, according to city records
“Primarily we wanted to take the reins of compensating our employees,” said Andy Fortang of Le Pigeon in Portland, Oregon, which eliminated tipping in June.