You may know Chili's as the overall winner of our Chain Restaurant Showdown. But are you tired of baby back ribs and fajitas? Then you'll love this news: Chili's Grill & Bar is getting into the pizza game, testing four new pies and a "Create Your Own" option.
Ron Rugless of Nation's Restaurant News reports that spokeswoman Maureen Locus confirmed via email that the pizza testing is indeed happening in "select markets," although no formal announcement has been made.
The menu listings, according to NRN:
Five Cheese, topped with Cheddar, Monterey Jack, mozzarella, pepper Jack and Parmesan cheeses, as well as diced tomatoes and green onion, for $11.79.
Southwestern, with chile-rubbed grilled chicken; chipotle pesto; Cheddar, Monterey and pepper Jack cheeses; green and red bell peppers; red onion; and pico de gallo, for $12.79.
Grilled Chicken and Cheese, with grilled chicken, Cheddar, mozzarella, Monterey Jack, Parmesan, diced tomatoes, red onion and cilantro, for $12.79.
Taco Pizza, with ground beef, salsa, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, mozzarella, red onion and cilantro with a cumin-lime sour cream and pico de gallo, for $11.79.
The “Create Your Own” option starts at $10.28 with one of 11 available toppings and three additional toppings for $1.49 each.