Chipotle closes, but gives away 'raincheck' food

Posted at 11:50 AM, Feb 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-08 18:54:36-05

Did Chipotle mess up your lunch plans with their closure on Monday? They'd like to make it up to you.

On Monday until 4 p.m. Arizona time, if you text the word "raincheck" to 888-222 you will get a text to fill out your full name and zip code, and in a few days you should be getting a coupon for a free burrito.

It worked for me! Now I am just waiting for the coupon.

Hint: It may take a few tries--it looks like the website is pretty overloaded with other burrito-hungry users!

The stores closed after an E. Coli outbreak linked their restaurants caused illnesses around the country, and the company took the first few hours of their day Monday so workers could participate in a company-wide meeting on food safety.

Head to for more information.

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