Chili’s founder Lavine to ‘customize’ a chain

Chili’s founder Lavine to ‘customize’ a chain

DALLAS Chili’s Grill & Bar, is growing another restaurant chain, but his initial plan with this one is to defy one of the multiunit field’s basic tenets: standardization. —Larry Lavine, founder of

Lavine opened Red’s Patio Grill in the Dallas suburb of Plano last July, and he plans to open a second, similar restaurant in the Uptown neighborhood in Dallas, just

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