Chipotle is the latest restaurant chain to give away food to the healthcare who are workers serving people affected by COVID-19. Several restaurants have been serving customers with both delivery and take out options in order to show gratitude and appreciation for all the members of the communities, where a number of firms giving out free food to major essential workers and medical professionals.
Reportedly, Chipotle will be giving away about 100,000 free burritos to the medical staff as an honor on the National Burrito Day on April 2. The healthcare professionals who intend to register their medical units can apply using a form and can receive a box of burrito that shall be delivered by DoorDash in the World Health Worker Week. The burrito boxes come with about 25 or even 50 burritos in them.
According to sources familiar with the matter, the chain has been extending its free deliveries for orders that amount to more than $10 on the Chipotle app or even through Chipotle.com up till April 30. People who will be ordering on the National Burrito Day will be offered a free serving of queso blanco if they add it to an entrée.
The food company has been using Tamper-evident delivery that includes a sticker or seal on the order, an assurance that the food was not touched during the time of delivery.
Reportedly, other food chains such as Starbucks and Krispy Kreme have been giving free food as well as beverages to all the first responders as they have been working hard to address the pandemic outbreak. Chris Brandt, Chief Marketing Officer of Chipotle said that they wish to be doing their part in providing for all the loyal customers.
Brandt commented that the company wishes to show its gratitude by providing the workers at the frontline and at the healthcare facilities in the country with some real food. It is their responsibility to help provide extra for the medical staff and the customers.