NBC developing sitcom about people who train employees at Chili's

In a piece for GQ in 2016, Daniel Riley explored the cult of hyper-enthusiastic Chili’s employees tasked with training new employees and teaching them the core values of the Chili’s brand. That story, “Inside The Church Of Chili’s,” is now being adapted into an NBC sitcom by Veep executive producer Sean Gray, Condé…

Read This: The guy who wrote Chili's “baby back ribs” jingle has never eaten one 

If you’ve ever served tables at Chili’s, you’ve probably had at least 36 jackasses order extra barbecue sauce in a deep, sonorous voice. Hell, maybe you’ve been one of those jackasses—it’d be hard to blame you. The ubiquitous Chili’s baby back ribs jingle is a work of art, a simple, endlessly infectious refrain that…

The Office’s Pam finally gets to feel God in this Chili’s again

As hardcore The Office fans will no doubt remember, Pam Beesly was banned from Chili’s for life after the season-two episode “The Dundies,” when Michael Scott’s fake awards ceremony for the Dunder-Mifflin staff took place at the popular happy-hour chain restaurant. Faced with winning the “Longest Engagement” award for…