Outback Steakhouse® Welcomes 'Mates' in Flowood to Celebrate Grand Opening of Newly Designed Restaurant
New Location Donating 50% of Opening Day Sales to Batson Children's Hospital
FLOWOOD, Miss. - Sept. 3, 2014 // PRNewswire // - Outback Steakhouse® is debuting its newest restaurant location in Flowood, Mississippi, opening its doors at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 8. To show its support of the local community, 50% of the restaurant's opening day sales (up to $5,000.00) will be donated to Batson Children's Hospital, benefitting the Pediatric Neuromuscular Center and Camp Rainbow. The new restaurant will serve lunch daily and will be the first in the state of Mississippi to feature a new "Modern Australia" design both inside and out.
"We're very proud to bring Outback to the Flowood community and surrounding areas," said Steve Grantham Jr. President, J&R Restaurant Group, a franchise of Outback Steakhouse. "The Mayor and City of Flowood employees have been absolutely great to work with in bringing the construction phase of this project to closure. With the opening of the Flowood Outback, we have expanded our Outback family to include over 100 new employees."
To mark the official grand opening, the Flowood Outback restaurant is inviting local area residents to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Chamber of Flowood at 10:45 a.m. on September 8. The Flowood Outback will feature a "Modern Australia" design with decor that mirrors the indigenous flora and fauna, adventure, geography and leisure of modern day Australia. Guests will also enjoy a spacious, energetic bar area that includes a community table – a great place to meet up with friends and enjoy specialty beer, wine and hand-crafted cocktails. The new bar will also feature customized seating and furnishings and is connected directly to the outdoor dining patio.
The restaurant will be open daily for lunch at 11 a.m. and customers will be able to enjoy a wide variety of fast and affordable lunch options including lunch combos such as the Classic Outback Burger or Chicken Artichoke Flatbread, or the new Aussie Fish, Steak or Chicken tacos starting at just $6.99. Plus, for a limited time, guests can enjoy America's boldest steak and all-you-can-eat shrimp for just $15.99.
The Flowood Outback Steakhouse® is located at 586 Park Way which is at Lakeland & East Metro Parkway in the Market Street Center. Call-ahead seating is available by calling the restaurant at 601-992-4045. For on-the-go guests, Curbside Takeaway is available by calling the restaurant or placing your order online.
For more information about Outback Steakhouse®, please visit www.outback.com, www.facebook.com/outback or follow us on Twitter @Outback.
About Outback Steakhouse
Outback Steakhouse® starts fresh every day to create the flavors that our mates crave. Best known for grilled steaks, chicken and seafood, Outback also offers a wide variety of crisp salads and freshly made soups and sides. New creations and grilled classics are made from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients sourced from around the world. For more information, please visit www.outback.com or http://www.facebook.com/outback.
About Batson Children's Hospital
Batson Children's Hospital, part of Children's of Mississippi, is located at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. It is the only hospital in the state devoted exclusively to the care and treatment of sick and injured youngsters. Batson houses the state's only Level I pediatric trauma unit, pediatric intensive care and cardiac intensive care units and our pediatric surgical suite is the only one of its kind offering inpatient clinical care for a wide range of specialty surgeries. The spectrum of care ranges from well-child care for healthy newborns to comprehensive care for cancer, epilepsy, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, allergies, diabetes and numerous other childhood illnesses.
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