News Release

March 07, 2023

Bloomin’ Brands CEO David Deno Receives the Foodservice Industry’s Most Coveted Recognition

Deno awarded the Silver Plate Award by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association


TAMPA, Fla. (Mar. 7, 2023) – Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLMN) Chief Executive Officer, David Deno, was honored with the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) Silver Plate Award announcement today. Deno was selected from a group of distinguished nominees, representing the Chain Full Service Category.

“This award is a tremendous honor,” said David Deno, Chief Executive Officer of Bloomin' Brands. “It is a reflection of all our company has accomplished and a true testament of our team members’ dedication to excellence in the foodservice industry.”

The Silver Plate Award is selected by trade press editors and previous award winners. Deno is one of nine Silver Award winners who will be considered for the prestigious IFMA Gold Plate Award which will be revealed in May.

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's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar.  The Company owns and operates more than 1,450 restaurants in 47 states, Guam and 13 countries, some of which are franchise locations.  For more information, please visit