Singapore, // 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.
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.
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.
SOURCE Brinker International, Inc.