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Steve Ells

  1. big ideas
    The Fast-Food Obsessive Who’s Still Trying to Solve LunchSteve Ells built Chipotle and its burrito bowls. Now he’s working on vegan burgers cooked by robots.
  2. the chain gang
    Chipotle Hired Taco Bell’s CEO to Run the CompanyHe brings expertise in “foodie experiences.”
  3. the chain gang
    Chipotle’s Beleaguered CEO Has Agreed to Step DownHe says it’s “the right thing to do for all our stakeholders.”
  4. the chain gang
    Will Steve Ells Be Forced Out at Chipotle?Investors say his leadership represents “a direct risk to shareholders and the public at large.”
  5. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle’s Problems Cost Its Top Execs $15 Million EachThey’re still doing fine, though.
  6. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle’s CEO Defended His Restaurants on TodaySteve Ells says the troubled chain will become “the safest place to eat.”
  7. Lawsuits
    Judge Dismisses Chef’s Lawsuit Against Chipotle CEOConnaughton alleged the concept he was working on eventually became Shophouse.
  8. Fast Casual
    Chipotle Sets Sights on Denver-Based Pizza Chain for ExpansionFirst burritos, then noodles, now pizza — and wine on tap.
  9. Lawsuits
    Lawsuit Alleges Chipotle’s Steve Ells Tried to Steal Momofuku’sRamen theft is, in fact, a crime.
  10. Empire Building
    Chiptole’s ShopHouse Coming to Santa Monica in 2013Steve Ells’ Southeast Asian-inspired concept offers similarly customizable, sustainable menus as its Mexican-inspired fast food chain.
  11. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Snags Home Space at Church and Market, Will Open Next YearThere’s bound to be a bit of a kerfuffle over this one.
  12. The Chain Gang
    Five Reasons Why ShopHouse, the Asian Chipotle, Will Be the Next Big ThingShopHouse Kitchen is having its soft opening in Dupont Circle in D.C. this week.
  13. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Opening Two New S.F. Locations, in FiDi and SunsetAnd a certain Sunset district Pizza Hut will be shuttering to make way.
  14. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Gets Really Ready for Its Close-upThe CEO is headed to TV, and that means the burrito chain is making some changes.
  15. TV Land
    Bobby Flay Will Pick ‘America’s Next Great Restaurant’Plus, your chance to try out for the new NBC show from the producers of ‘Top Chef.’
  16. Mediavore
    Tootsie Rolls Go Kosher; Are Canned-Food Drives Useful?Plus: mourning Patsy’s pizzaiolo, and apologies from Coca-Cola, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Beef
    Food, Inc. Creators Still Have Beef With ChipotleSure, the burrito brand is sponsoring screenings, but the movie’s creators are still critical of its policies.