Despite continued commodity inflation expected in 2012, Chipotle Mexican Grill is not planning a systemwide menu price increase except on the West Coast where restaurant pricing is still catching up to the rest of the system. In a call with analysts Wednesday to discuss fourth-quarter results, Chipotle reported its sixth consecutive quarter of double-digit increases in same-store sales. Officials said a menu price increase last summer contributed about 4.9 percent to the 11.1-percent ...

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