Tampa, Fla. — Bloomin' Brands, Inc. has appointed Beth Scott as senior vice president of Bloomin' Brands and president of Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. Scott joins Bloomin' Brands from Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.
Scott will be filling the position at the company's fine dining brand left by Skip Fox who announced his retirement last month. Fox joined the brand in 2001 and has been the president since 2004.
"Under Skip's leadership, Fleming's has grown into one of the nation's most beloved fine dining steakhouses known for exceeding expectations in quality and service. We will miss Skip, and wish him a long and healthy retirement," says Liz Smith, CEO.
While at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Scott led the food & beverage experience planning & integration team responsible for all park & resort dining experiences in Orlando, Anaheim, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Paris, and Tokyo. Prior to Disney, she served as Vice President of Global Products, Food and Beverage and Wellness for Hilton Worldwide and has held leadership positions at Planet Hollywood, House of Blues and Loews Hotels.
"Beth's extensive hospitality experience makes her uniquely qualified for this role," says Smith.
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 five founder-inspired brands: Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar and Roy's. The company operates approximately 1,500 restaurants in 48 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 19 countries, some of which are franchise locations. For more information, visit bloominbrands.com.
SOURCE: Bloomin' Brands, Inc.