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Carrabba's Italian Grill

Operations

Restaurant chains say they're recovering quickly from Hurricane Ian

Power outages and transportation difficulties are mentioned as the lingering effects of the storm that struck Florida and the Carolinas.

Leadership

Pat Hafner promoted to president of Carrabba's Grill

The former SVP of operations has been with Carrabba's owner Bloomin' Brands since 1996, when he started as a server at Outback Steakhouse.

Off-premise is booming at the 219-unit chain, but executives want to see it keep growing before airing major development plans.

The EEOC accused a managing partner in Florida of subjecting female employees to "unwelcome conduct" and sexual comments.

Bloomin' Brands posted an average rise in restaurant-level operating profits of five percentage points.

Bloomin’ Brands is taking its chicken-focused virtual brand national and hopes the concept can help it keep newfound takeout sales.

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Operators are counting on holiday gift cards to boost revenue but sales are down.

The company is aggressively developing brands around takeout, but it also insists that casual dining is not dead.

Parent company Bloomin' Brands also revealed that it plans to expand the steakhouse's fast-casual spinoff, Aussie Grill.

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