Foodservice Equipment Reports

Chipotle’s ShopHouse Getting Bigger In L.A., D.C.

It’s a four-unit rollout for Chipotle Mexican Grill’s ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen concept in the Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles markets. Two units are under construction in Hollywood and Santa Monica; two more should open in the D.C. area next year, taking the total store count to eight outlets. New cities being eyed reportedly include Chicago, San Francisco and Chipotle's home base, Denver. Chipotle has 1,450 Mexican Grill units in North America and Europe and expects 165 to 180 new openings this year.