Bloomin’ Brands is methodically rolling out weekday lunch at Outback Steakhouse and Carrabba’s Italian Grill — a move that would likely prove beneficial if the company follows in the footsteps of other successful casual-dining lunch rollouts, say industry watchers. During the company’s May 1 earnings call, Bloomin’ Brands chief executive Elizabeth Smith said the company thinks 50 percent of all Outback locations will eventually support weekday lunch. By the ...

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