Chipotle Mexican Grill announced its entry into the Middle East market, marking its first franchise agreement. The popular American chain restaurant has stated the intention to launch its restaurants in Dubai and Kuwait in 2024, offering its signature burritos and tacos. The company has partnered with two local entities, Al Shaya Food and Americana Group, through franchise agreements to establish 10 restaurants across the two countries.
In recent years, the company has been experiencing rapid growth and currently runs over 3,000 restaurants in the United States, along with 50 plus international outlets. Chipotle has made a name for itself by offering made-to-order bowls, burritos, and tacos that are prepared with fresh, top-notch ingredients.
Now, if you’ve never been to a Chipotle, then you might need to know more about the delicious options that’ll satisfy your hunger. Ordering Chipotle works a little differently than most fast-food restaurants. At Chipotle, you select the type of food you want, and then you get to build that meal exactly the way you prefer it by selecting the protein, vegetables, and toppings.
Chipotle’s burritos are a fan-favorite, with the option to choose from a variety of rice, beans, and salsa, and they taste even better when paired with their delicious queso (Mexican cheese dip) or guacamole. Speaking of guacamole, it’s a must-try! It’s fresh, flavorful, and pairs well with pretty much anything on the menu.
Chipotle’s barbacoa bowl is made with a beef shoulder that has a spicy, garlicky taste to it and is slow-cooked for up to eight hours. Although the barbacoa is tasty, it doesn’t overpower your dish, making it a versatile and unique protein. As for their mouthwatering tacos, they all come with your choice of grilled protein in either a soft-shell or hard-shell taco, and of course, whatever toppings you enjoy.
But, the real star of the show is Chipotle’s chicken quesadillas. The combination of a crispy flour tortilla and warm, gooey cheese is unbeatable and will always leave you satisfied.
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