Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Board of Directors for Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), announced today Wyman Roberts will become CEO and President of Brinker International, effective January 1, 2013. Doug Brooks, 60, will continue to serve as Chairman of the…

Every Guest Who Dines Monday, Oct. 22 Will Take Home a Classic Pasta, Compliments of the Chef Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Maggiano’s Little Italy® is thanking guests for supporting this month’s “Buy One, Take One, Give One” offer by expanding the…

Nation Comes Together to Exceed Fundraising Goal for No Kid Hungry Campaign Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Romano’s Macaroni Grill®  has surpassed its fundraising goal, by 200%, to help end childhood hunger in America.  By participating in Share Our Strength’s Dine Out…

Chili’s fun, energetic atmosphere and flavorful fare is the perfect fit for Costa Rican guests Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Committed to bringing the world bold and distinct flavors, Chili’s® Grill & Bar recently introduced Costa Rica residents to their first taste…

Chili’s® Grill & Bar donates 100 percent of net profits through dine in and To Go orders to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Participating Chili’s® Grill & Bar restaurants nationwide are making Monday, Sept. 24 count in…

Seasonal menu also features winning guest recipe from brand’s first annual “Best Italian Chef” contest Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  This time of year, from Italy to California, winegrowers, connoisseurs and enthusiasts celebrate the annual harvest of wine grapes. Embracing this tradition,…

Six original dishes play up a multitude of pepper flavor profiles Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chili’s® Grill & Bar wants guests to know there’s much more to the multi-faceted range of peppers than just heat. That’s why the casual-dining brand introduced…

Facebook fans and brand enthusiasts alike can enjoy Chili’s most popular dessert through new Facebook Offers platform Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chili’s® Grill & Bar reached another social media landmark by achieving 2,000,000 “Likes” by guests, fans and enthusiasts on the…

Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), announces the resignation of David Deno from its board of directors following his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC (OSI). Deno was named to…

Restaurants serve up one-of-a-kind dishes and giving opportunities for ninth annual “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish®” campaign Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Continuing the long-standing tradition of giving back to local communities, Maggiano’s Little Italy®today kicks off the ninth annual “Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish” campaign…

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…

Chili’s offers guests a free appetizer or dessert, April 16-18 Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Whether if Uncle Sam came to collect or provided a refund check to cash in, Chili’s® Grill & Bar celebrates the end of another number crunching income…

Chance to win Sandals® resort vacation, plus credit toward future banquets at Maggiano’s Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  New Year’s Eve proposals and upcoming Valentine’s Day engagements will have wedding bells ringing soon for couples across the country. Maggiano’s Little Italy®, a…

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…