Lisa Jennings

West Coast Bureau Chief, Nation’s Restaurant News

From the Los Angeles office, Lisa Jennings covers companies based in the West, including California, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Alaska and Hawaii.

Posts by Lisa Jennings

in Reporter's Notebook Jul 22, 2016

Chipotle Mexican Grill rethinks real estate development

Blog: Chipotle Mexican Grill is rethinking location choices to focus on high-performing markets....More
Tender Greens
in Reporter's Notebook Jun 17, 2016

Tender Greens builds infrastructure for growth

Heads of operations and development in newly created positions....More
in Reporter's Notebook Jun 07, 2016

Wall Street sees less negative sales ahead for Chipotle

Blog: Wall Street analyst predicts sales improvement for Chipotle Mexican Grill in May, June....More
in Reporter's Notebook May 11, 2016

Chipotle hired big-gun food-safety experts

Report reveals Chipotle hired top food-safety experts as consultants and implies that small farms are being cut from chain's supplier family....More
in Reporter's Notebook Apr 01, 2016

Should Chipotle Mexican Grill own the term 'better burger'?

Blog: Chipotle Mexican Grill's attempt to trademark the term "better burger" could be a challenge, regardless of any new concept that may follow....More
in Reporter's Notebook Mar 24, 2016

Howard Schultz: A vocal presidential non-candidate

Blog: The chairman and CEO has said he is not running for president, but he sure sounds like it....More
in Reporter's Notebook Mar 15, 2016

Shake Shack vs. In-N-Out Burger: Let the comparisons begin

Blog: New York chain opens first of three Los Angeles restaurants....More
in Reporter's Notebook Feb 22, 2016

Will Starbucks loyalty changes benefit Dunkin' Donuts?

Blog: One Wall Street analyst contends Dunkin' Donuts will steal Starbucks' lower-spending loyalty club members....More
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in Reporter's Notebook Dec 10, 2015

Experts unimpressed with Chipotle's crisis management

Blog: Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells makes first televised apology....More
in Reporter's Notebook Nov 04, 2015

5 tech innovations changing the restaurant business

What’s next: Telepresence robots, cognitive computing, delivery by drone and more....More
Penton Restaurant Group

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