Chipotle Mexican Grill partners with Wilkus Architects to open their newest location in the greater Chicago Area. The restaurant is located in the Harlem Irving Plaza development at 4104 N. Harlem Ave, in Norridge, IL. Wilkus Architects has assisted Chipotle Mexican Grill with over 170 award-wining restaurants in the upper Midwest, including Norridge, providing full-scale architectural services.

When Chipotle opened its first store in 1993, the idea was simple: demonstrate that food served fast didn't have to be a "fast-food" experience. We use high-quality raw ingredients, classic cooking methods and distinctive interior design--features that are more frequently found in the world of fine dining…

- Chipotle Mexican Grill

With high demand for another “fast-casual” restaurant design in the greater Chicago area, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Wilkus Architects provided the opportunity for Norridge area residents, using Chipotle's iconic "Moment Design" to help tie together what we recognize in the Brand.

“Similarly, our restaurant design transforms simple materials in distinctive ways, giving our restaurants a style that's more architectural in nature and less dependent on standardized design elements.” -Chipotle Mexican Grill. For more on Chipotle Mexican Grill, please visit their webpage at:

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