First restaurant operated from a small North Star DC4 plane, with a staff of seven employees.


Opening of first restaurant, located on Puerto Aéreo Boulevard.


The Wings and Red Baron restaurant chain launches operations at three locations.


The company expands its presence in the airport restaurant sector, with outlets in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey and Tampico.


CMR’s first experience with restaurants specializing in international cuisine, including Villa Lorraine, Provence, Mediterrané and La Cochera del Bentley.


Further expansion of the company, with openings in Greater Mexico City, as well as airports in other cities. By 1985, CMR boasts 36 outlets, with seating capacity for 5,642 customers and the creation of 2,300 direct jobs.


Acquisition of a group of seven restaurants, located in Mexico City (AICM and AMPM, Concord), Chihuahua, Cancún, Ixtapa, Acapulco and Mérida. Another new outlet opens inside the National Museum of Anthropology and History (Museo).


CMR makes forays into the health sector, opening outlets at three Mexico City hospitals: Juárez, 20 de Noviembre and Centro Médico Nacional.


Concession won to run El Lago restaurant, located inside Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park.


Intense company expansion with the addition of outlets in the specialized airport restaurant sector. Acquisition of Los Almendros and Fonda de Santa Clara (now Fonda Mexicana) restaurant franchises.


Initial public offering by CMR on the Mexican Stock Exchange.


Acquisition from Brinker International, Inc., of the Chili’s brand within Mexico (except in the Mexico City metropolitan area and neighboring states).Operation of the Chili’s franchise gets underway with the opening of five restaurants in the Monterrey, NL, metropolitan area


Opening of nine additional Chili’s branches in the cities of Guadalajara, Cancún, León, Mérida, Chihuahua, Saltillo, Monterrey and Torreón.


The company initiates a phase of continuous growth, acquiring and opening branches of such franchises as La Destilería, Chili’s and Wings.


CMR Corporate University is established as an institutional training program in line with company strategies, targeting both business and hospitality goals.


Alliance with Darden Concepts Inc., world’s top casual dining restaurant firm, paving the way to market and operate three of its major brands: Olive Garden, Red Lobster and The Capital Grille.


Acquisition of CMR Chain Supply Center in Toluca, Mexico State and opening of Mexico’s first Olive Garden restaurant, in Interlomas.


Opening of the first The Capital Grille and Red Lobster outlets in Mexico.


  • 50th Company´s Aniversary.
  • LongHorn Steakhouse is incorporated in to CMR´s portafolio of brands.
  • Creation of new concept “Fly by Wings”


  • CMR consolidates Chili's operation in Mexico and becomes the largest international franchisee of Brinker International, Inc.
  • CMR / Nestlé Alliance: In December 2017 a contract was signed to operate Nestlé coffee shops under the Nescafé brand.


  • Opening of Sala Gastronómica in the National Museum of Anthropology and opening of MUCHO in Santa Fe.