Veteran's Day Salute, free food for one week at Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse's blooming onion platter is free to Veteran's during their 5 day Veteran's Day salute.

The 5 day Veteran's Day salute begins November 5 (Monday) at Outback Steakhouse and the special offers for military veterans continue through Friday, November 11. Active or former military members can take advantage of the Veteran's Day special at Outback by presenting their military identification card or other forms of proof of service.

In celebration of Veterans Day and as an expression of Outback Steakhouse's appreciation to our country's veterans and active duty military*, a free Bloomin' OnionĀ® and a Beverage will be available to them at every Outback in the country from November 7th-11th, 2011.

Outback Steakhouse was voted the #1 Best Steak in the 2011 Zagat Survey of National Full-Service Restaurant Chains for the third consecutive year. Outback's reputation relies on its grilled steaks, chicken, seafood and rich desserts. , Outback Steakhouse is to grilled food as Red Lobster is to seafood.

The Free Bloomin' Onion and Coca-Cola promotion is open to Military Personnel who have one of the following forms of identification on November 7-11.

* U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card
* U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card
* Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES)
* Veterans Organization Card (ie. American Legion and VFW)
* DD214 Certificate
* Veteran's Identification Card (VIC)
* Photograph in Uniform or Wearing Uniform

Outback has more than 1200 locations in 22 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The restaurant chain began in 1988 in Tampa Florida and is operated by OSI Restaurant Partners. Outback entered the South Korean Market in 1997 and currently have 1010 Outback Steakhouse restaurants throughout South Korea.

The Bloomin' Onion is a signature Outback item. It is a one pound cut onion cut to "bloom" open, breaded, deep-fried and served with mayonnaise-horseradish sauce.