Maggiano's Little Italy

Financing

Traffic rebound lifts Chili’s comps 2%—even with a value push

Transactions increased by 4%, buoyed in part by a steep climb in takeout business.

Food

Restaurants revamp the menu to suit delivery

Have food, will travel? Operators are updating offerings and sourcing new packaging as off-premise continues to grow.

The brand is exploring ways of benefiting from legalized sports betting, but not in a manner that will blur its image, officials say.

The onetime Cheddar’s CEO fills a longstanding vacancy.

The onetime CEO of Fired Up and COO of Brinker International spent his whole professional life in casual dining, starting at age 24 at the first Chili’s.

Trout? Harper? Judge? Step aside, MLB. Here are the real standouts to watch this summer, as determined by some critical fans.

Often, the menu items deemed the most craveable aren’t the ones consumers say they’re most likely to purchase.

Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

A look at the casual-dining chains satisfying consumers with their dine-in services, but not doing quite as well with takeout.

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