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Chili’s delighted loyalty Guests with a dinner to remember and wants to delight you too – the Chili’s way of course Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  We all know it – 4 p.m., hungry kids, you’ve got a hunger headache yourself, and…
Brinker International Names Ellie Doty Chief Marketing Officer of Chili’s

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) announced that Ellie Doty has been named senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Chili’s® Grill & Bar. This new title is in recognition of Ellie’s leadership and recent accomplishments, including…
Maggiano’s Donates More Than $700,000 to Make-A-Wish

Guests of America’s favorite casual-dining restaurant helped grant life-changing wishes for children battling critical illnesses Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Maggiano’s Little Italy© just completed its 16th annual Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish© campaign. During the campaign (May 30-Aug. 7), guests were invited to…
Brinker International Acquires 116 Franchised Chili’s Restaurants

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a leader in the casual dining industry, completed the acquisition of 116 Chili’s® Grill & Bar restaurants from its 14-year franchisee, ERJ Dining. This follows the announcement of the letter of…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/23/16

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). New York, NY-based NANOOSH (founded 2010) has increased 1 unit from 4 to…
Brinker International Acquires 103 Franchised Chili’s Restaurants

Acquisition expected to be EPS accretive in fiscal year 2016 and strengthen long-term free cash flow generation Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) today announced it has acquired Pepper Dining Holding Corp., a franchisee of 103 Chili’s® Grill…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/17/15

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Houston, TX-based RICK’S CABARET INTERNATIONAL (NASDAQ:RICK; founded 1983) has increased by 3 units…
Chili’s Grill & Bar Flips a Burger from TV to Table Overnight

Winning dish from TNT’s “On the Menu” cooking competition flies off the menu at Chili’s restaurants nationwide Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  The menu at Chili’s® Grill & Bar just got some serious star power. On Friday, Oct. 3, Chili’s was featured…
These Restaurants Are Leading the Digital Revolution

There is no doubt that consumers are experiencing a digital revolution today. Not a single day passes without us being connected via the Internet and our smartphones. Restaurant operators are increasingly aware of this trend and Domino’s Pizza , Brinker…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 01/02/14

Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Phoenix, AZ-based FEZ has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4, with the addition of a new concept called Metropolis…
How Restaurants Are Using Technology to Drive Business

Technology is changing how the food industry does business. From tabletop tablets to interactive mobile apps, restaurants are finding better ways to get customers to spend more. Brinker International’s  (NYSE: EAT  )  Chili’s Grill & Bar is the latest casual-dining…
Restaurant News: On the Menu

Savor the season as award-winning restaurant First Watch launches its new spring menu offering fresh Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch options, including the restaurant’s first-ever companywide salmon entrée.  The new Smoked Salmon & Spring Chive Scramble and Toasted Turkey Artichoke Sandwich…
So Much Flavor in Every Bite of Chili’s Freshly-Baked Flatbreads

Flatbreads, along with recent launch of pizzas, completes new menu platform for the brand Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  First came pizzas, now Chili’s® Grill & Bar is embarking upon a new addition to the menu – flatbreads. Available in participating restaurants…

California employers must make it possible for workers to take scheduled breaks but cannot be held liable if employees decide to work instead of rest, the California Supreme Court decided Thursday. The state high court ruling came amid a proliferation…

At Olive Garden restaurants, diners were casting a wary eye at the gnocchi. Customers didn’t order the doughy potato pasta in a red wine marinara sauce, or in a Parmesan cream sauce. The dishes failed these field tests until chefs…