SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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|CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL, INC.||Meeting Type: Annual|
|For holders as of: 03/27/09|
|Date: 05/21/09 Time: 8:00 A.M., Mountain Time|
|Location: The Western Tabor Center|
1672 Lawrence Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
For directions to the meeting please call
(303) 572 - 9100.
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NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT ANNUAL REPORT FORM 10-K
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THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMEND A VOTE
FOR ITEMS 1 AND 2.
1. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
01) Steve Ells
02) Patrick J. Flynn
2. Proposal to ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the companys independent registered public accounting firm for the 2009 fiscal year.
3. In their discretion, upon such other matters that may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or adjournments thereof.