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Outback Steakhouse is an American casual dining restaurant chain that started in Florida by Bob Basham, Chris T. Sullivan and Trudy Cooper. They were later joined by Larry Lavine, who was the CEO of Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon at the time of the acquisition. Outback has more than 1,000 locations internationally after beginning international growth through franchising in 2003. Its parent company is OSI Restaurant Partners based in Tampa, FL, USA where it also owns Carrabba's Italian Grill restaurants which are also found across the world.
By 2015 Outback Steakhouses generated $1 billion USD revenue per year on average with $423 million net income on average for that same time going into 2016 according to a source from Yahoo! Finance. The restaurant was also selected as one of America's best burger restaurants in 2007 by the Zagat Survey for its "huge, juicy burgers."
Outback Steakhouse has been named among the healthiest options at various fast food chains since 2009, including being named the least healthy option at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar many times between 2012-2015 until Outback launched their new light menu that included lighter appetizers and entrees.