Hot Head Burritos

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Hot Head Burritos
Founded Dayton, Ohio, United States (March 2007 (2007-03))
  • Cynthia Wiley
  • Raymond Wiley
Headquarters Dayton, Ohio, United States
Number of locations
75 restaurants (October 2016)
Area served
United States

Hot Head Burritos is a restaurant chain based in Dayton, Ohio. The restaurant specializes in Mexican-style burritos and other Mexican-style foods. Hot Head Burritos was ranked by in 2009 as one of America's next big chains.[1] In 2011, Hot Head Burritos was named 41st on FastCasual's list of 2011's Top 100 Movers and Shakers.[2]

As of October 2016, 75 locations were in operation in the United States. [3]


The company plans to continue to add more restaurants in the Dayton region.[4][5][6] They have also announced plans to expand into Kentucky and Cincinnati.[7] In 2011, Hot Head announced plans to move into the Columbus, Ohio market. The company in planning for up to 50 restaurants in the Columbus area.[8] On September 21, 2011, Hot Head Burritos opened their first store in the Columbus area located in the Columbus suburb of Hilliard. In November 2011, the restaurant signed a deal for more than 30 additional Ohio locations.[9] As of November 2011, the restaurant had 21 locations in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. Hot Head Burritos operates as a franchise with their headquarters located in Kettering, Ohio, a suburb of Dayton. In March 2012, Hot Head Burritos opened a location in Eaton, Ohio.


The restaurant offers a customizable menu of burritos, nachos, bowls, and quesadillas with a variety of vegetables, proteins, and many different sauces. The proteins include chicken, steak, pork, taco meat, and barbacoa. Vegetarian options are also available. The house-made "Hot Head Sauce" is the most popular and in the middle of the spectrum of spiciness.[10] In all they offer over a dozen sauces from which customers can choose.[11]

Kids Meals[edit]

There are 5 options for kids meals and all come with a small drink and a cookie. The options include Li'l burrito, Li'l bowl, Li'l nachos, tacos(2), and cheese quesadilla.[12]


  1. ^ Demeropolis, Tom (2009-02-13). "Hothead burning up competition - Dayton Business Journal:". Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  2. ^ "Top 100 ranking" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-17. 
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  4. ^ "Hothead Burritos to open in Troy - Dayton Business Journal:". 2009-10-06. Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  5. ^ Maurer, Katie (2007-12-21). "New recipe for success - Dayton Business Journal:". Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  6. ^ "Restaurant chain opens near UD, will open 3 more". Cox Ohio Publishing. 2009-03-25. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  7. ^ Demeropolis, Tom (19 April 2010). "Dayton burrito shop rolls into Cincinnati market". Business Courier. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Hothead Burritos rolling into Columbus area - Dayton Business Journal:". 2011-08-16. Retrieved 2011-08-17. 
  9. ^ "Hot Head Burritos inks deal for 30 Ohio locations - Dayton Business Journal:". 2011-11-15. Retrieved 2011-11-17. 
  10. ^ "Hot Head Burritos website". Hot Head Burritos. Retrieved Nov 2, 2011. 
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