SINGAPORE, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chili's(R) Grill & Bar
announced the opening of a new location in Tanglin Mall in Singapore. Marking
the 28th country outside the U.S. for Chili's, this new opening is part of a
larger agreement with franchisee Grandko Restaurants to open four new
restaurants by 2011 in Singapore. The Tanglin opening will bring 100 new jobs
to the Singapore community.
Just as in the U.S., the menu at Chili's in Singapore offers a variety of
Southwestern American favorites such as Sizzling Fajitas, Baby Back Ribs, Big
Mouth Burgers and signature items like Southwestern Eggrolls and Crispy
Honey-Chipotle Chicken Crispers(R), served in a fun, energetic atmosphere
where guests can enjoy a hand-shaken Presidente Margarita.
From the customized menu lampshades and colorful tiled tables, to the
large flat screen TVs and fun snapshots of Chili's all over the world, the
atmosphere is like no place else.
"We're excited to work with Grandko to bring the Chili's brand to the
thriving and vibrant city of Singapore," said John Reale, president of global
business development, Brinker International. "We can't wait to invite guests
to 'Pepper in Some Fun' at their local Chili's."
Brinker now owns, operates and franchises 206 restaurants outside the
U.S., with locations in 29 countries and two territories. As part of the
company's goal to become the globally dominant casual dining portfolio
company, Brinker International plans to have 500 restaurants open outside of
the United States by 2014.
About Chili's Grill & Bar
Chili's Grill & Bar is the flagship brand of Dallas-based Brinker
International, 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 1,400 locations in 29 countries and two territories. For more
information, please visit http://www.chilis.com.
About Brinker International
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), is one of the world's leading
casual dining restaurant companies, serving more than 1 million guests daily.
Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, Brinker owns or franchises nearly
1,700 restaurants in 29 countries and two territories and employs more than
125,000. Brinker restaurant brands include Chili's(R) Grill & Bar, On The
Border Mexican Grill & Cantina(R) and Maggiano's Little Italy(R). Brinker also
holds a minority investment in Romano's Macaroni Grill. The company was named
one of FORTUNE Magazine's Most Admired Food Service Companies in 2009 and was
honored by the magazine as one of the Top 50 Employers for Minorities and the
Top 50 Employers for Women. For more information, visit www.brinker.com.
SOURCE Brinker International, Inc.
Media Relations of Brinker International, Inc.
Web Site: http://www.brinker.com