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BRIEF-Chipotle Mexican Grill Says Carne Asada Steak Continues To Exceed Its Expectations

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Feb 4 (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc:

* CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL - NOTEWORTHY NEW ITEM WAS CARNE ASADA, WHICH WAS LAUNCHED IN SEPT AND WILL TRANSITION OUT BY THE END OF Q1- CEO ON CONF CALL

* CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL - CARNE ASADA STEAK CONTINUES TO EXCEED OUR EXPECTATIONS- CEO ON CONF CALL

* CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL - EXPLORING OPTIONS TO SEE IF WE CAN ADD CARNE ASADA AS PERMANENT MENU ITEM AT SOME POINT IN FUTURE - CEO ON CONF CALL Further company coverage: