Our People

Our People pillar spans the leaders, Team Members and community who make our business thrive. We closely engage with Team Members to understand their needs, develop robust career pathways and build strong community partnerships – all hallmarks of our inclusive culture.

Employee Experience

Providing outstanding dining experiences begins with creating a positive and inclusive workplace where employees can take pride in their work, have fun and thrive.

Quality Dining Experiences

Serving high quality, safe food and friendly hospitality in a clean, welcoming environment is the foundation of our restaurants’ success.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe in the uniqueness of Our People, celebrating the different qualities, perspectives and experiences that each person offers.

Guest Service

We strive to deliver exceptional, welcoming service to every guest, treating every individual with the utmost respect.

Community Engagement

From feeding first responders to supporting worthy causes, we embrace and support the communities we serve.

Guest Experience

Our restaurants offer a space for Bringing People Together with the help of Team Members, who provide memorable experiences. This commitment has been the foundation of the company’s success and continues to be our pleasure today.  

Our passion for exceeding expectations starts with friendly, welcoming service that treats each guest with the utmost respect. Delivering on this promise extends to serving only the highest quality, safest food available in a clean, inviting atmosphere.

Each restaurant Team Member, regardless of role, receives robust training and support. This instruction, based on position, includes proper cooking techniques, responsible beverage service, food quality expectations, cleanliness, and excellence in guest care. Team Members also complete recertification courses each year in key areas of the business to ensure clear direction and expectations.

Bringing People Together

We embrace the uniqueness of Our People, celebrating the different qualities, perspectives, and experiences that each Team Member, supplier, and guest brings to the table.

In 2023, Bloomin’ Brands has been recognized for its commitment, making the Forbes list of “World’s Top Companies for Women” and remaining on the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” for the fifth consecutive year.

Our dedication to welcoming and valuing everyone is crucial in fortifying the emotional ties that define our diverse culture. We prioritize creating a positive environment where employees can take pride in their work, have fun, thrive, and be themselves. This commitment, part of the Principles & Beliefs that have guided our actions since opening our first restaurant, contribute to memorable guest experiences and enduring relationships with business partners.

Embracing diverse viewpoints and life experiences strengthens our culture. We actively address unconscious bias through employee training, emphasizing the importance of treating each person equally and with respect, ultimately ensuring we fulfill our promise through external guest measurements.


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Board of Directors Leadership

The Board of Directors provides oversight to the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Leadership Team on certain strategic matters that impact the long-term value of the enterprise.

The Board is comprised of ten members, nine of whom are independent, with a mix of industry and large company experience. Board Members are elected by stockholders and are responsible for ensuring accountability for the company’s long-term strategies and performance.

Corporate Governance Guidelines have been established to assist the Board in serving the best interests of the company and its stockholders. Through quarterly meetings and the activities of various committees, the Board advises the company’s senior leaders.

The company also maintains an ethics and compliance program to help ensure appropriate standards of business conduct and ethics. This includes an ethics and compliance hotline that allows for anonymous reporting.