Chili’s Is Axing 40 Percent of Its Massively Bloated Menu

September 8, 2017

The struggling mid-level chain is going back to basics

It’s no secret that mid-level chain restaurants are having a rough go of things lately. As diners are increasingly choosing faster, cheaper fast-casual restaurants or opting to cook at home (meal kits, anyone?), once-thriving restaurants like Chili’s are reevaluating their business in an attempt to stay relevant. Chili’s latest move is an attempt to get back to basics by nixing 50 items from its menu, the Street reports.

Chili’s menu became massively bloated in recent years as the chain attempted to keep up with food trends and offer something for everyone