Restaurant patrons across the country will soon find out a number of popular chain eateries are shutting down.
The company, which also owns Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, reported it opened 42 new restaurants in 2016, but noted its U.S. restaurant sales dropped 3.5 percent in the fourth quarter.
A list of restaurant closures has not been released.
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Cathie Koch, vice president of corporate communications for Bloomin’ Brands, responded Wednedsay morning to a Telegraph inquiry about local restaurants.
“All of our restaurants in Macon will remain open,” Koch stated in an email.
The Warner Robins location on Watson Boulevard also is not on the list, she said.
The company operates about 1,500 restaurants in 48 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 20 countries.