Number of locations
|Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Ireland, United States of America|
|Owner||Dr Sam Prince|
Zambrero is an Australian founded quick service restaurant chain serving Mexican food. It was founded in 2005 in Canberra by then-medical student Dr. Sam Prince with the aim to establish a successful business that also helped people in need. It was originally named 'Zambrero Fresh Mexican Grill'.
It opened its first store in Lonsdale Street, Braddon in 2005, opening its 100th restaurant a decade later in Midland, Perth. Zambrero was recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing franchises on the BRW Fastest Franchises List for 2011, 2012 and 2013 and Fast 100 List for 2014 and 2015. As of March 2018, it has 189 restaurants worldwide. It opened its first restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand in July 2014, in New Zealand in November 2014, in Dublin, Ireland in March 2016 and opened its first two stores in United States of America on the 20th March 2018. 
Zambrero achieves its humanitarian aims through its Plate 4 Plate initiative, on a mission to combat world hunger. For every burrito or bowl purchased at Zambrero, a meal is donated to someone in need in the developing world. Similarly, for every product purchased from Zambrero’s retail range, a meal is donated to someone in an underprivileged Australian community. In conjunction with partner organisations; Rise Against Hunger (formerly known as Stop Hunger Now) and Foodbank, they have donated over 21 million meals as of March 2018. They aim to donate 1 billion meals by 2025.
Dessert bar area
Selected Zambrero stores have been fitted with a Coco Mexico section. Coco Mexico is a coffee, tea and dessert bar with advertised 'Well Travelled' coffee beans from the peaks and micro-valleys of the Mexican Vera Cruz region, hot/cold chocolate and jaffles.
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Dr. Sam Prince is the founder of Zambrero, he was named "The Australian of the Year" for the ACT in 2012 for his Zambrero-funded philanthropy. In 2008 he was awarded "Most Outstanding Young Person of the World’’ in the Junior Chambers International, and in 2011 he was awarded the ‘Weary Dunlop Fellowship.’
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