On Friday 31st July, general manager Aiden and his team opened the doors for the soft opening weekend. Officially open Monday 3rd August, be sure to come and say "Hola" to our team in Crewe!
We take freshness seriously- it’s part of the Tex-Mex magic that gives our menu its famous taste-bud-tingling flavours. Discover the fresh flavours of our signature chicken fajita, served with sizzling chopped onions, crisp mixed peppers all wrapped in a soft flour tortilla.. Or try out our daily fresh fully loaded Nachos! Turn up the heat with red hot jalapenos or cool it down with our signature home-made salsa and sour cream.. No matter what your preference, there’s a flavour for everyone at Chiquito!
Marie Bovington, the lucky winner of the Marie Claire cocktail masterclass, visited our Leicester Square restaurant on Saturday 18th July with 3 amigos to enjoy a cocktail masterclass session with our head of bar and drinks development Ross. They made a variety of Chiquito favourites including classic Mojito, Margaritas, Whiskey and Amaretto Sours. And of course we had to give a Tequila sampling session including Patron Silver, Patron Reposado, Don Julio Anejo, Cuervo Reserva de la Familia. Don't be sharing any of our secrets Marie....
Introducing the team of our 81st Chiquito restaurant in Northampton! Doors officially opened on 1st July by the General Manager John and his team. Come and see the team soon and try some of our delicious Tex-Mex dishes!
150 of our Managers' descended on Drayton Manor last week for our Chiquito Conference…… We like to call it the ‘Chiquito Buzziness Conference 2015’ First half of the day, we put our managers' through a ‘It’s a Knock-Out’ style tournament to test their team work and their durability. In the evening, we celebrated the year of the Chiquito buzz with an awards ceremony to congratulate the great work from our teams and restaurants in 2014. Then we finished the night off in style with a #ProudToWorkForChiquito Selfie! Well done to all the nominees and award winners!
Team members at the Chester branch of Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chiquito, was pleased to host a cheque presentation for £5223 to blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research on 19 March, as part of a fundraising campaign launched by the restaurant chain to support the charity. In last year’s budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced a cut of 1p per pint on beer duty. Chiquito decided to pass this saving on to Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, donating 1p from each pint sold in all 81 Chiquito restaurants across the UK, between March and the end of December 2014.
Team members at the Hemel Hempstead branch of the biggest UK Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chiquito, hosted a cheque presentation for £12,709.53 to the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in February, for funds raised in their 81 restaurants to support the charity. The money was raised by the restaurants by an assortment of fundraising activities, including hosting charity breakfasts, fun days, raffle prizes and donations from guests at the restaurant.
We are very happy to announce that our charity for 2015 is Millie's Trust. A great charity who do so much great work all over the UK. Millie's Trust was created by the parents of Millie Thompson who tragically passed away in a choking incident in October 2012. You can donate & find more out about the charity at www.milliestrust.com
On Tuesday 20th January our London Leicester Square restaurant is hosting the bar #ChiquitoMixOff competition. We have 26 bar team members, from 26 different restaurants, battling it out in a Cocktail Mix Off. The attendees have been challenged to Mix a special cocktail and the winning bar member will win a trip to Mexico!