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Chili's New Lunch Break is Recess for Adults

Casual dining brand expands menu to offer affordable every day lunch value

DALLAS, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Let's do lunch! Chili's(R) 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 needs! A permanent fixture to Chili's extensive menu, the Lunch Break combinations are offered with the low price points of $6, $7 and $8, allowing guests to build their ideal lunch.

How to build the perfect lunch combo? Start off with a House Salad, and/or a bowl of soup, including Terilingua Chili, Chicken Enchilada, Sweet Corn, Chicken & Green Chile or the soup of the day. Then add a half sandwich or specialized lunch entree and homestyle fries. Available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., all combos are lunch-sized portions. Feeling hungry yet? It won't be long after checking out these tasty entree options:

  • $6 combos
    • Southwestern BLT Toasted Sandwich
    • New Classic Turkey Toasted Sandwich
    • Grilled Ham & Cheese Toasted Sandwich
  • $7 combos
    • Big Mouth(R) Burger Bites (2)
    • Bacon Ranch Chicken Quesadillas
    • Over-the-Top Cobb Salad
  • $8 combos
    • Cajun Chicken Pasta
    • California Club Toasted Sandwich
    • Fajita Chicken Toasted Sandwich

"Our Lunch Break combos showcase Chili's bold, innovative flavors but importantly, offer a balance of value, affordability and facilitates choices for our guests," said Edithann Ramey, senior director of marketing for Chili's Grill & Bar. "It's lunch at Chili's like never before that I know will resonate well with the workplace individual who is pressed for time."

Fans of the Bottomless Express(R) Lunch no need to worry; the menu which includes unlimited soup, House Salad and tostada chips and house-made salsa is still available to order.

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About Chili's Grill & Bar

Chili's Grill & Bar is the flagship brand of Dallas-based Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a recognized leader in casual dining. Chili's offers a fun, energetic atmosphere and a distinct, fresh mix of grilled American favorites at more than 1,500 locations in 29 countries and two territories. Brinker's wholly-owned restaurant brands include Chili's(R) Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy(R). Brinker also holds a minority investment in Romano's Macaroni Grill(R). For more information, please visit

SOURCE Chili's Grill & Bar