Carrabba's Italian Grill


Carrabba's Sandwich Bistro targets office and meeting catering to expand off-premise business

The Italian casual-dining brand’s new offshoot has a dedicated menu apart from the chain’s regular catering lineup.


Bloomin' Brands to part ways with longtime executive Gregg Scarlett

Scarlett’s position, COO of casual dining, is being eliminated as part of “organizational design changes” at Bloomin’. He has worked there for nearly 30 years.

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

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.

Taste Tracker: Big discounts at Farmer Boys, Luna Grill wraps it to go, Zaxby’s taps Chinese flavors and bagel seasoning inspires Firehouse Subs.

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

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