Chipotle: A Healthy Choice for Footballers and a Champion of Local Communities

Putney Town FC has existed as a local football club in Putney for over 100 years. In our recent history we have focused on partnering with local organizations that are committed to endorsing grassroots sport in our local community. We are very excited to announce our partnership with Chipotle who recently opened up their brand new restaurant on Putney High Street. Chipotle are heavily invested in supporting local communities and sport, and are a firm favourite for Mexican food amongst the Putney Town FC squad!

“We’re thrilled to be partnering up with Putney Town FC, working together to fuel real athletes with real, fresh food. Our new restaurant on Putney high street means we’re now able to offer delicious burritos, bowls, tacos and salads made from the freshest ingredients to another area of South London, and we couldn’t be happier to get involved with the local community and form a partnership with Putney Town FC..”

“We’re committed to offering real food made for real athletes from grass roots levels up to elite level and this partnership with Putney Town FC is the perfect example of our pledge to providing fresh, healthy and delicious food to help power local sports teams to success.”

– David King, Head of Marketing Europe, Chipotle Mexican Grill

A Healthy Choice for Footballers

Footballers require a diet that provides them with the necessary energy and nutrients to perform at their best. Chipotle, with its fresh, customizable menu, is an excellent choice for footballers looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle while enjoying delicious Mexican food.

Chipotle’s menu allows customers to build their meals, choosing from a variety of ingredients that cater to different dietary needs. For instance, a bowl with sofritas, pinto beans, fajita vegetables, tomato green-chili salsa, and romaine lettuce provides a balanced meal with 320 calories, 11.5g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 40g carbohydrates, 17g protein, and 1,180mg sodium. This combination of nutrients is ideal for footballers, providing them with the energy they need for training and matches, and the protein necessary for muscle recovery.

Moreover, Chipotle’s commitment to serving food without artificial flavours or fillers aligns with the clean eating habits that many athletes adhere to. By choosing Chipotle, footballers can enjoy a meal that is not only tasty but also contributes positively to their overall health and performance.

Supporting Local Communities and Grassroots Sport

Beyond serving nutritious food, Chipotle is also making a significant impact in local communities through its support of grassroots sports. In partnership with London Sport, Chipotle is championing grassroots sports across the capital, celebrating those who make sport and physical activity accessible for communities across London.

One of the initiatives that highlight Chipotle’s commitment is the “Enhancing the Workforce Award” in association with Chipotle. This award recognizes those in the community sport workforce, whether it’s supporting, training, or mentoring coaches, volunteers, administrators, officials, or any other part of grassroots sports.

Furthermore, Chipotle runs the “Community Champion” campaign, which celebrates individuals who put all their energy and passion into the physical activity and sport sector. These champions are making a huge difference in the health and wellbeing of Londoners, and Chipotle is proud to shine a spotlight on their incredible work.

Chipotle is more than just a restaurant. It’s a brand that supports healthy lifestyles for footballers and contributes positively to local communities. Whether you’re a footballer looking for a nutritious meal or a community member passionate about grassroots sports, Chipotle has something to offer you.

What dishes do Chipotle provide that are perfect for footballers?

The best Chipotle dish for footballers would ideally be a high-protein, balanced meal that provides the necessary energy and nutrients for optimal performance and recovery. Here are a few suggestions based on nutrition experts‘ advice:

    1. Chicken Bowl: A bowl with chicken (32g protein), cilantro-lime brown rice, black beans (8g protein), and your choice of salsa. This combination provides a good balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fiber.
    2. Steak Bowl: A bowl with steak (21g protein), cilantro-lime brown rice, pinto beans (8g protein), roasted chili-corn salsa, and shredded cheese (6g protein). This option is slightly higher in protein and includes a variety of flavors.
    3. Barbacoa Bowl: A bowl with barbacoa (24g protein), cilantro-lime brown rice, black beans (8g protein), roasted chili-corn salsa, and fajita veggies. This option is rich in protein and includes vegetables for added nutrients.

Remember, the best choice will depend on the specific nutritional needs and preferences of the individual player. It’s always a good idea to consult with a sports nutritionist or dietitian for personalized advice.