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The wait is over; Chipotle is open

Chipotle opened Thursday (Source: WALB) Chipotle opened Thursday (Source: WALB)
The Chipotle is at the corner of Westover Boulevard and Dawson Road. (Source: WALB) The Chipotle is at the corner of Westover Boulevard and Dawson Road. (Source: WALB)
More than 30 employees were hired. (Source: WALB) More than 30 employees were hired. (Source: WALB)
The restaurant serves Mexican food. (Source: WALB) The restaurant serves Mexican food. (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany's latest new restaurant addition, Chipotle Mexican Grill, officially opened its doors to the public Thursday.

The fast casual restaurant focuses on responsibly-sourced southwest cuisine in a fast and lively environment.

A highly-anticipated destination, Chipotle is located at the bustling corner of Westover Boulevard and Dawson Road.

More than 30 employees were hired to work at the new location.

A spokesperson for Chipotle said the chain decided to open a location in Albany after seeing success at its other stores in surrounding areas.

Chipotle officially opened at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, after hosting a special invitation test dining experience on Wednesday.

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