Chipotle sees 2013 comparable restaurant sales flat to low single digit Chipotle said it expects flat to low single digit comparable restaurant sales excluding additional menu price increases in 2013. The company sees 165 – 180 new restaurant openings and an effective full year tax rate of approximately 38.5% for the year.
Chipotle names Curt Garner as chief information officer Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) announced that it has hired Curt Garner as chief information officer. Garner, who held the same position at Starbucks (SBUX), will join Chipotle effective November 23, and become the company's first CIO. Prior to joining Chipotle, Garner served as CIO at Starbucks, where he held a variety of positions in the company's information technology group throughout his 18 years with the company.