Infographic: The 9 Required Menu Items At Every Chain Restaurant

By Dan Hopper on August 24, 2012

You're not a TRUE chain restaurant unless you fill your menu with these 9 Super-Chain-Sounding menu items. Here are the 9 Requirements of Every Chain Restaurant Menu, and their corresponding examples at Chili's, Applebee's, Ruby Tuesday, and T.G.I. Friday's (aka, The Original Kings of Chain-medy):

[Graphics via Jay Kasten]

Dan Hopper

Dan Hopper

Dan Hopper is the Managing Editor of Jest. He used to be the Managing Editor of VH1's Best Week Ever blog, but now isn't.