Steve Ells- Chipotle
By: Emma Pigott
-He is also determined. When he finished culinary school, Ells had a dream of starting a high-end resteraunt, but no money to do it. He put off his dream and started Chipotle to make money that would fund his future resteraunt.
-He is also confident and doesn't care what others think of his ideas. Everyone told him that going into the fast food business was a terrible idea but he had confidence in himself and his original idea.
Chipotle Quick Facts
-first location opened in Denver, Colorado
-annual revenue: 826.9 MM
-McDonalds invested $360 million in Chipotle and allowed for the rapid expansion