TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 2019--
Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLMN) today announced the appointment of
Jeff Carcara as President of Bonefish Grill. In this role, Carcara will
be responsible for leading the operations and development for Bonefish
Grill restaurants across the United States. He most recently served as
the CEO of Del Frisco’s Emerging Brands.
“Jeff will bring creativity, energy and thoughtful leadership to
continue driving excellence at Bonefish Grill,” said Liz Smith, CEO of
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. “The depth of his experience, coupled with his
proven success in the polished-casual dining segment, will help ensure
that Bonefish Grill remains the destination for customers seeking fresh
fish and a big city bar in their neighborhood.”
Carcara’s 26-year hospitality career includes extensive experience in
restaurant operations, building and leading successful teams,
implementing innovative changes, brand growth and development, increased
productivity and asset management.
Prior to serving as the CEO of Del Frisco’s Emerging Brands, Carcara was
the CEO of Barteca Restaurant Group and Chief Operating Officer for Del
Frisco’s Restaurant Group. He also held several leadership positions at
Carcara holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from the
University of Central Florida. He is a graduate of the of the Executive
Leadership Program at Rollins College.
About Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is one of the largest casual dining restaurant
companies in the world with a portfolio of leading, differentiated
restaurant concepts. The Company has four founder-inspired brands:
Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill and
Fleming'sPrime Steakhouse and Wine Bar. The Company owns and operates
approximately 1,500 restaurants in 48 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 22
countries, some of which are franchise locations. For more information,
please visit bloominbrands.com.
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Source: Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
Vice President, Corporate Communications