Chipotle opens new location in Santee

Denver-based restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened a new location at 9828 Mission Gorge Road in Santee. The storefront was previously a La Salsa restaurant. The Santee Chipotle restaurant has 28 full-time employees, and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Catering services are available. Chipotle now has 20 locations in San Diego County.
In its second quarter earnings report, the company said it opened 55 new restaurants during the quarter, including its first restaurant in Paris, France, bringing the total restaurant count to 1,316. Chipotle’s menu includes burritos, tacos, burrito bowls (a burrito without the tortilla) and salads made from fresh, high-quality raw ingredients, prepared using classic cooking methods and served in a distinctive atmosphere. Chipotle opened its first restaurant in 1993.