the late 1980s, four friends had the dream of opening a casual-dining
restaurant that offered quality food and exceptional service at a reasonable
conceived an Australian theme with a “No Rules, Just Right” mindset to create a
fun, friendly dining experience that would differentiate themselves from other
dining concepts. In March 1988, they opened the first Outback Steakhouse in
Tampa, Florida. Since then, our family of brands has expanded to include
Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine
Bar, and Aussie Grill by Outback. Together, these unique, Founder-inspired
restaurants make up Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
Bloomin' Brands is one of the world's largest casual dining companies with
approximately 82,000 Team Members and more than 1,450 restaurants worldwide.
Continuing our Founders’ commitment to excellence, Bloomin’ Brands was named to
the Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity for the fourth year
in a row in 2022.
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