Brooks says casual-dining restaurants "democratized eating out."
Doug Brooks stepped down from the chief executive and president position at Brinker International, parent to the Chili’s Grill & Bar and Maggiano’s Little Italy chains, on Jan. 1 and retained his chairman’s position at the casual-dining company. Brooks had been CEO and president of Brinker since 2004, a capstone to a restaurant career that he began at age 13 in Dallas chicken restaurant and parlayed into management at Houston steakhouse. He joined Chili’s in ...
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