Chipotle Mexican Grill started the primary steps final week for development to start on its Statesboro restaurant.
Positioned subsequent to the Hampton Inn and throughout the road from the Neighborhood Walmart within the Market District, an e mail from the Chipotle company workplace indicated they count on to start out precise constructing within the subsequent “week or two,” with the aim of opening a while within the fall. The Statesboro Chipotle is one in all 200 new grills the corporate expects to open in 2021.
Georgia-based Horizon Building, which builds Chipotle grills throughout the Southeast, is the final contractor for the Brampton Ave. eatery. When the announcement of the Statesboro Chipotle was first made again in March, Horizon initially hoped for a late June/early July opening.
One of many options of the Statesboro Chipotle might be what the corporate calls a “Chipotlane,” which is their model of a drive-thru that was first launched in 2019. On the finish of 2020, solely 170 of the corporate’s greater than 2,750 eating places had Chipotlanes.
Clients place their order by way of the Chipotle app, so the order is prepared by the point a buyer reaches the Chipotlane. Orders are usually prepared for decide up just a few minute earlier than the anticipated time, so a visit by way of the Chipotlane takes “actually seconds,” in keeping with the e-mail.
Along with a normal supervisor, the corporate mentioned it’s seeking to rent as much as 25 “full-time and part-time crew members” to employees the grill. Based on the Chipotle web site, the crew positions pay $11-$12 per hour.
The corporate is understood to supply among the higher worker advantages within the restaurant business, together with bonuses, faculty tuition help and reimbursement and free meals for workers.
Chipotle was based in Colorado by Steve Ells in 1993.
It has greater than 2,750 eating places and 94,000 staff in the US, Canada, the UK, France and Germany and is the one restaurant firm of its dimension that owns and operates all its places. There aren’t any franchises.
The model identify was impressed by the Chipotle chili pepper, a conventional ingredient in lots of Mexican dishes that can be featured in a number of of the chain’s menu objects. Along with its signature burritos, Chipotle serves a variety of tacos, burrito bowls, salads and aspect dishes.