The Darden family of restaurants features some of the most recognizable and successful brands in full-service dining. Through subsidiaries, we own and operate more than 1,600 restaurants, employ 165,000 people and serve 380 million guests a year.

Darden’s Mission

Be financially successful through great people consistently delivering outstanding food, drinks and service in an inviting atmosphere, making every guest loyal!

Darden’s Vision

Support best-in-class restaurant brands, helping them reach their full potential by leveraging scale, insight and experience.

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November 16, 2017 Darden Restaurants To Host Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Conference Call On December 19
Darden Restaurants, Inc. , (NYSE: DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2018 second quarter financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 , with a conference call to follow at 8:30 am ET .  Gene Lee , CEO, and other senior management will discuss second quarter results and conduct a question and answer session.  For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call. What: Darden Restaurants, Inc. Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call

When: 8:30 am ET, Tuesday, December 19, 2017


How: Live over the Internet – Simply log on to the web at the address above or, to access via the telephone, dial 1-877-918-6709 and enter passcode 4488892 to join the call. About Darden  Darden is a restaurant company featuring a portfolio of differentiated brands that include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch...
September 26, 2017 Darden Restaurants Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results And Reaffirms Financial Outlook For The Full Fiscal Year
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) today reported its financial results for the first quarter ended August 27, 2017. First Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights, Comparisons Versus Same Fiscal Quarter Last Year Total sales increased 12.9% to $1.94 billion , including 11.2% growth from the addition of 141 Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen restaurants and 21 other net new restaurants Blended same-restaurant sales from Darden's legacy brands increased 1.7% +1.9% for Olive Garden
+2.0% for The Capital Grille -0.4% for Yard House
+2.6% for LongHorn Steakhouse +2.5% for Eddie V's
-2.2% for Seasons 52 +1.2% for Bahama Breeze Same-restaurant sales for Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen were -1.4% Reported diluted net earnings per share from continuing operations increased 8.0% to $0.95 and were negatively impacted by approximately $0.04 related to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen integration expenses Adjusted diluted net earnings per share from continuing operations increased 12.5% to $0.99* The...
September 21, 2017 Darden Restaurants' Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
The Board of Directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc. , (NYSE: DRI) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.63 per share on the Company's outstanding common stock.  The dividend is payable on November 1, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 10, 2017 . About Darden  Darden is a restaurant company featuring a portfolio of differentiated brands that include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze and Eddie V's. Our people equal our success, and we are proud to employ more than 175,000 team members in nearly 1,700 restaurants. Together, we create memorable experiences for 380 million guests each year in communities across North America. For more information, please visit View original content: SOURCE Darden Restaurants, Inc. : Financial...