HOUSTON One of the founders of Carrabba s was arrested Thursday in Hays County.
Damian Mandola is charged with burglary of a habitation.
He was arrested at the Duchman Family Winery in Driftwood. Mandola owns a nearby restaurant called Trattoria Lisina.
The Hays County Sheriff is not releasing any other details.
Mandola, 61, was released from jail after posting bond.
The restaurateur opened the original Carrabba s on Kirby with his nephew, Johnny Carrabba, in 1986. The chain has since grown to an empire in 15 states, but Mandola is no longer involved.