Chipotle CEO Steve Ells Hates Noisy Stools

October 17, 2016

And other insights from the latest profile on the burrito chain

Over the weekend, FastCo published a massive profile of Chipotle, a chain that’s been plagued with bad press since a 2015 E. coli outbreak shook the company to its core. Among the insights: Chipotle has a massive turnover rate and CEO Steve Ells is incredibly particular about chairs.

Below, the three biggest takeaways from the piece:

• Chipotle’s food safety problems are at least partly due to the chain’s growth.

According to FastCo, Chipotle goes through more than 200,000 pounds of avocados daily — and that volume may