Chennai – Chili’s® Grill & Bar will fire up the grill and open its doors for the first time in Chennai at Express Avenue Mall
From 2nd May, 2016 food enthusiasts in Chennai can enjoy a delicious Tex-Mex experience with quintessential Southwestern-American cuisine and dishes such as Fajitas, Quesadillas, Tacos, Burgers and much more.
The restaurant chain that started in the year 1975 in the city of Dallas, Texas and owned by Brinker International, now has presence in over 32 countries and across 1600 outlets. The brand first made its entry into India in mid-2009 with its first outlet in Powai, Mumbai followed by outlets across Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Kolkatta and Chandigarh. With backing from TVS Shriram Growth, TexMex Cuisine India Pvt. Ltd. owns and operates 10 Chili’s in South & West India and plans to open at least 8 more outlets in next 1-2 years.
Chili’s serves some of the best appetizers, burgers, tacos, quesadillas, pork ribs, steaks and desserts available in India. They have launched an all new menu with the launch of their Chennai outlet which offers a variety of fresh spins on America’s favorites while staying true to Chili’s Tex-Mex roots with signatures including Tableside Guacamole, White Spinach Queso, Mix-n-Match Fajitas, Craft Burgers, Baby Back Ribs and the Molten Chocolate Cake. The menu also sees a variety of fresh juices, refreshing mocktails, flavourful iced teas and other great variety of thirst quenchers.
Speaking about the new outlet launch, Mr. Ashish Saxena, CEO Chili’s American Grill & Bar said, “It’s been seven successful years for the brand in India making Chili’s the leading casual dining chain in the country with 18 outlets across India. Our restaurants in South and West India are one of the fastest growing Chili’s in the world with same store growth of over 10% for past three years. With our first outlet launch in Chennai at Express Avenue Mall, Royapettah; we plan on opening more outlets in the near future.”
Speaking on the occasion of the launch of Chili’s Grill & Bar in Chennai, U S Consul General Philip A Min said “I am very happy that such an iconic brand has come to Chennai. My wife and I have been in Chennai for a year and a half and Chennai is changing very dramatically. What makes Chennai special is the warm and friendly people of Chennai. We are delighted to have Chili’s in Chennai and wish the team a good success.”
Mrs. Kavita Singhania, MD of Express Avenue thanked the team for bringing Chili’s to Express Avenue.