AT&T Serves Up Spicy Networking Solutions for Chipotle Mexican Grill
High-Speed Data Network Links More Than 450 Restaurant Locations Nationwide
Chicago, Illinois, December 19, 2005
AT&T Inc. announced today that it has won a three-year networking contract from Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., a national chain of quick-service restaurants specializing in gourmet burritos and tacos. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
The contract provides Chipotle with a custom networking solution that integrates more than 450 restaurant locations across 20 states. Chipotle will use the AT&T comprehensive networking solution to facilitate point-of-sale transactions, enhance customer service, reduce business costs and raise brand loyalty.
The AT&T networking solution provides Chipotle with reliable connectivity, which speeds customer service at the checkout counter, facilitates fast, efficient communications between the stores and provides superior network security to ensure that customer data is protected.
"We selected AT&T because of its networking expertise, a proven track record for reliability, network security and top-notch customer service," said Bob Wilner, chief administrative officer, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
AT&T also provides Chipotle with local and long distance voice services for its regional offices nationwide.
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Chipotle Mexican Grill offers a simple menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls and salads made from fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in a distinctive atmosphere. Through our vision of Food with Integrity, Chipotle is seeking better food not only from a variety of fresh ingredients, but ingredients that are sustainably grown and naturally raised with respect for the animals, the land, and the farmers who produce the food. Chipotle opened its first store in 1993, operates more than 450 stores today. For more information, visit www.chipotle.com.