Brinker International, Inc. (or simply Brinker) is an American multinational hospitality industry company that owns Chili's and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant chains. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, Brinker currently owns, operates, or franchises 1,629 restaurants under the names Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy worldwide.
Brinker International owns, operates, and franchises the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant concepts. They also have a minority stake in Mac Acquisition LLC; the owners of Romano's Macaroni Grill as of 2008.
Former restaurants that the company has operated include: