Job Description

Are you a positive, friendly, fun, engaged and open to change and challenge with a sense of urgency? 

Are you a team builder, able to help others be successful in their roles?

Are you a strong leader with a genuine passion for hospitality?

Do you have a strong entrepreneurial spirit?

If you answered YES to all of these questions I want to hear from you! 

Do you have what it takes to be a Carrabba's Managing Partner (Proprietor)?

Some specific responsibilities a Managing Partner will include:

  • Driving our high-quality employee standards: maintaining a fully staffed restaurant, developing and promoting Micos (Mico - what we affectionately refer to our employees as), holding the team accountable to standards
  • Being the restaurant of choice and the face of Carrabba's: resolving any guest complaints, participating in neighborhood activities/events
  • Exhibiting strong business acumen: developing initiatives to build sales, increasing profitability and growing the guest count of your restaurant
  • Taking pride in presenting quality food: ensuring that all menu items are made from scratch with the freshest ingredients and according to Carrabba's recipes and standards
  • Complete management of your restaurant's P&L: ordering, inventory coaching your management team and micos on their impact to the P&L
  • Enforcing safety and sanitary practices
  • Living our Principles and Beliefs: exercising good judgment and making the right decisions; being a role model within your restaurant and having fun

As you can see we require our Managing Partners to do a lot and it's vital that you combine a winning personality with professional dedication and a team-oriented attitude. In an effort to set you and the restaurant up for success we require the following qualifications to be considered to join the family:

Specific qualifications include:

  • Minimum 5 years of General Manager or above experience 
  • Full Casual Dining or Casual Plus environment, a plus
  • Hands-on experience in all facets of FOH and HOH   
  • Previous exposure to a scratch kitchen, a BIG advantage    
  • Familiarity with POS Systmes, POSI a plus
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule (open, mid, close)
  • Minimum 21 years of age with legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Bilingual, a plus
  • Ability to relocate, a strong plus


Here's what Carrabba's Offers You:

Managing Partners (Proprietor) with Carrabba's Italian Grill are provided extensive hands on training in how to be a successful owner; they are also offered continued professional development and advancement toward roles of greater responsibility. Your hard work and professional dedication is greatly appreciated and will be rewarded with not only a competitive compensation package but an amazing arrange of benefits:

Here’s some of what we offer:

  • Multi-year partner contract
  • Competitive compensation package (base salary, monthly distributions of 10% of the restaurant's distributable cash flow, additional incentive clubs/accounts) 
  • Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage within the first 30 days of employment
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-disability
  • 401(k) program
  • Dining discounts at all Bloomin' Brands restaurants 
  • Adoption assistance
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Access to our Employee Discount Website
  • Continued professional development and advancement opportunities

Qualifications Skills Required:

  • Restaurant Front of House
  • Restaurant Back of House
  • P & L Management
  • Leadership
  • Time Management
  • Verbal Communication
  • Team Building/ Collaboration
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Inventory Management
  • Hot Schedules
  • Budgeting

Behaviors Required:

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
  • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

Motivations Required:

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education Required:

  • High School or better

Experience Required:

  • 5 years: General Manager

Compensation Range: Varies by Location -

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

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