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Chipotle Restaurants Will Close on Feb. 8 for Company-Wide Food Safety Meeting

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Westfield's Chipotle (which opened in 2013) was one of those affected by a security breach at Chipotle locations nationwide.
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NATIONAL -- Chipotle will close all of its 2,000 stores on Feb. 8 for a company-wide meeting on food safety, CEO Steve Ells announced this week. The popular Mexican food chain will implement a revised food safety plan after the company's top executives met with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the health scare.

The popular quick service restaurant chain's stock price, which peaked at 757.77 on August 5, 2015, has plummeted in recent months following E. coli outbreaks on in nine states in October and November, and the outbreak of norovirus at a Massachusetts location more recently.

During a conference call, Chipotle founder and co-CEO Steve Ells told investors: "We're going to let all of our folks know about how this happened, and, in detail, all the steps that we're taking to ensure that it won't happen again."

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Among the Chipotle locations in New Jersey that will close are on Feb. 8 are:

  • 640 Commons Way in Bridgewater
  • Clark Commons in Clark  
  • 619 State Route 18 in East Brunswick
  • 1260 Springfield Avenue, Suite in New Providence
  • 542 Shoppes Blvd. in North Brunswick
  • 6850 Hadley Road in South Plainfield
  • 101 Route 22 in Springfield
  • 235 Prospect Avenue in West Orange
  • 117 E. Broad Street in Westfield

Famous for its burritos and tacos, Chipotle provides service through their assembly-line like production the quick service restaurants allow customers to choose from many natural and organic ingredients. Founded in 1993 by Steve Ells, Chipotle offers a menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls and salads. Food is made from fresh daily and is prepared using classic cooking methods. Chipotle seeks ingredients that are not only fresh, but also sustainably grown.

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