Steve Ells shifted gears 20 years ago when the Denver burrito joint he opened as a way to support his fine-dining dreams turned out to be a smash hit on its own. Two decades and 1,450 units later, Chipotle's founder talks about his commitment to fresh, local and humanely raised ingredients, his decision to stick with the fast-casual concept and his plans for the future in this lengthy interview.
Chipotle founder Steve Ells looks back, ahead as chain turns 20
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