<== BloominBrands ==>
Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ: BLMN) is hospitality company that owns a variety of restaurant brands including Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar and Roy's.
The company was founded in 1987 by Tim Gannon, Bob Basham, and Chris Sullivan in Tampa, Florida. The company went public under the name OSI Restaurant Group in 1991 and managed to cross the billion dollar sales mark by 1997. OSI went private in 2006 under the direction of Bain Capitol and held a second IPO on August 8, 2012 to raise $300M in capital. At the time of this review, Yahoo reported that the company had 101,000 employees and a market value of about $3 billion.
- Founded in 1988, Outback Steakhouse is a chain of steak houses with the spirit of the Australian outback.
- Carrabbas was founded in 1986 by John Charles "Johnny" Carrabba, III and his uncle Damian Mandola in Houston, Texas. In 1993, Carrabbas entered a joint agreement with Outback Steakhouse to expand the brand. In 1995, OSI acquired Carrabbas. There were over 230 restaurants in the chain at the time of this review. Bonefish Grill was founded in St Petersburg, Florida in 2000 by Tim Curci and Chris Parker and acquired by OSI in 2001. There are now over 150 restaurants in the chain.
- Fleming's Steakhouse is an upscale formal dress restaurant established by Paul Fleming and Bill Allen in 1998. OSI acquired Fleming's in 2004. It
- Roy's Restaurnt is a chain of upscale restaurants serving Asian inspired seafood. At the time of this review the site listed 28 locations in 8 states.
Other brands owned and divested by Bloomin' Brands include Cheeseburger in Paradise, Lee Roy Selmon's, Paul Lee's Chinese Kitchen, Zazarac and Blue Coral Seafood.
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