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"Check in" at Chili's Grill & Bar Social Hour and Tap Into a Free Appetizer
Bar-area special gives free appetizer to three or more guests checking in on Facebook Places or Foursquare

DALLAS, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the ever-growing digital era, Chili's® Grill & Bar is giving guests one more technological innovation to make it even easier to receive free food at the casual-dining brand. Now through Wednesday, May 30, when guests check in at the bar area of participating locations with two or more friends through Facebook Places or Foursquare, Chili's will give the group a free appetizer.

Guests can claim this enticing mobile offer by checking in with two or more friends on Foursquare or Facebook Places by showing the server the coupon on their smart phone or by downloading the coupon through Chili's Margarita Place Facebook tab at www.facebook.com/Chilis. The free appetizer, available at participating locations during select hours in the bar area, is valid for any appetizer selection up to $5.

Distinguishing itself as a congregating stop for digitally savvy guests, Chili's digital partnerships have garnered more than 1.5 million check-ins on Facebook Places and more than 1 million check-ins on Foursquare.

"As technology advancements continue to shape the way we live, Chili's is constantly developing offerings and programs that deliver value and convenience to our guests while rewarding them for dining at our restaurants," said Edithann Ramey, senior director of marketing for Chili's Grill & Bar. "This new mobile bar-area special allows our guests to spend time with family and friends in a casual, yet fun environment while tapping into digital innovation."

Chili's Grill & Bar is the flagship brand of Dallas-based Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), 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 1,500 locations in 31 countries and two territories. Brinker's wholly-owned restaurant brands include Chili's® Grill & Bar, and Maggiano's Little Italy®. Brinker also holds a minority investment in Romano's Macaroni Grill®. Follow news about Chili's on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chilis, @Chilis on Twitter and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/chilis. For more information, please visit www.chilis.com.  

SOURCE Chili's Grill & Bar

Stacey Sullivan, Chili's Grill & Bar, Media Hotline: (800) 775-7290, stacey.sullivan@brinker.com



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