Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is quickly approaching and Chili’s® Grill & Bar wants to make this time as ‘merry and bright’ as possible through their HoliDaily promotion. Beginning Black Friday (Nov. 25) through…

Maggiano’s Little Italy is introducing a new beverage menu, giving guests more options and better value than ever before. With premium offerings at an affordable price, the brand has crafted a happy hour inspired by the Italian-American roots of gathering,…

A passion for giving back combined with chef-created, made-from-scratch Italian-American food inspired the “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish” campaign. This annual fundraising campaign hosted by Maggiano’s Little Italy benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.…

Profit at U.S. restaurant companies is widely expected to grow in the second quarter, with companies’ individual strengths expected to overshadow continuing pressure from commodity costs. Yum Brands Inc. (YUM) and McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) recently have fueled profitability with breathless…

Chili’s Grill & Bar is introducing several new flavors to the popular $20 Dinner for Two menu that are sure to ignite the senses. Available now for a limited time at participating locations nationwide, guests can enjoy the new Chicken…

Wolfgang Puck’s newest restaurant, CUT, has added an interactive wine list accessed by iPad to the Las Vegas location. Wait staff hands customers an iPad that displays listings of all spirits, beverages and wines offered by the restaurant. Smart Cellar…

Brinker International has named David Parsley Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Management. In his new role, Parsley will serve as a member of the executive leadership team and oversee all aspects of supply chain management including the purchasing, distribution…

The eighth annual Maggiano’s Little Italy “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish” campaign begins today in restaurants nationwide. The program runs through June 29, giving guests several delicious ways to support a great cause. The campaign benefits the nonprofit Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants…

Brinker International, a recognized leader in casual dining, has announced the election of David Deno, Michael Dixon and Jon Luther to its board of directors. “The Governance and Nominating Committee, along with the Brinker board of directors at large, conducted…

Brinker International has honored their most successful global franchisee with the “Franchisee of the Year” award. It was presented to Artur Jotic and his International Restaurant Services company. The company operates 17 Chili’s Bar and Grill locations in Puerto Rico.…

Dallas-based Brinker International, Inc. recently presented Puerto Rico franchise partner, International Restaurant Services, Inc. (IRSI) and the company’s president Artur Jotic, the “Franchisee of the Year” award, Brinker’s highest honor bestowed upon a global franchisee. In addition to operating 17…

Chili’s Grill & Bar sizzled in snow-covered Moscow’s hottest nightspot and historical city center, Novy Arbat, when the doors opened to the first Chili’s in Russia. The American brand that paved the way for casual dining chains as the restaurant…

Today, the Board of Directors for Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per share on the common stock of the company. The dividend will be paid on March 31, 2011 to shareholders of record as…

Chili’s Grill & Bar is giving a free Brownie Sundae to all 675,000-plus of the brand’s Facebook fans to celebrate the social site’s seventh birthday. The coupon will be available starting Friday, Feb. 4 at 8 a.m. CST via a…

U.S. ribs-and-cocktails restaurant chain Chili’s opened its first restaurant in Moscow on Wednesday, joining a throng of companies keen to cash in on Russia’s consumer spending boom and growing middle class. The company, owned by Brinker International Inc, has seen…

Let’s do lunch! Chili’s Grill & Bar recognizes today’s guests want an enjoyable lunch experience that taps into their need for menu offerings that add value and won’t break the bank.  Well, Chili’s new Lunch Break combos satisfy all those…

Come find food for every mood at Chili’s Grill & Bar with the brand’s introduction of the new ‘Wild or Mild’ menu. Guests can take their taste buds for a ride on the wild side with kicked up versions of…

After the October purchase of Burger King restaurants by 3G capital, the industry was abuzz with rumors of slashing costs in order for an easy flip of the business.  So far, the speculation seems to be holding true.  After a…

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), has named Ian Baines Senior Vice President of Strategic Innovation for Brinker and Chili’s Grill & Bar and promoted Carin Stutz to President of Brinker’s Global Business Development. Baines is a restaurant industry veteran with…

Zagat released the 2011 America’s Top Restaurants guide on Wednesday.  The guide contains ratings and reviews of more than 1,500 of the top dining establishments across the United States.  Avid diners and foodies submit ratings and reviews with more than…

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) today announced results for the fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 29, 2010. Highlights for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 include the following: Earnings per diluted share, before special items, increased to $0.21 compared to…

Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), announced the resignation of Chief Financial Officer, Charles M. Sonsteby, effective Oct. 1. Sonsteby, 57, will be leaving the company to assume an executive position with a private retail company. Guy Constant, currently Senior Vice…