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 1,700 restaurants, employ 185,000 people and serve nearly 400 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 22, 2019 Darden Restaurants to Host Fiscal 2020 Second Quarter Conference Call on December 19
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE:DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2020 second quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, December 19, 2019, 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 2020 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call When: 8:30 am ET, Thursday, December 19, 2019 Where: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1007/32441 How: Live over the Internet – Simply log on to the web at the address above or, to access via the telephone, please dial 1-833-470-0145 and provide the conference passcode 2499409. 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,...
September 19, 2019 Darden Restaurants Reports Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Results; Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend; Authorizes New $500 Million Share Repurchase Program; 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 25, 2019. First Quarter 2020 Financial Highlights, Comparisons Versus Same Fiscal Quarter Last Year Total sales increased 3.5% to $2.13 billion driven by the addition of 40 net new restaurants and a blended same-restaurant sales increase of 0.9% Same-restaurant sales by brand:


+2.2% for Olive Garden -5.4% for Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen


+2.6% for LongHorn Steakhouse -1.9% for Yard House


+1.5% for The Capital Grille -4.2% for Seasons 52


+1.2% for Eddie V's -4.2% for Bahama Breeze Reported diluted net earnings per share from continuing operations increased 3.0% to $1.38 compared to last year's diluted net earnings per share The Company repurchased approximately $95 million of its outstanding common stock "I'm pleased with our results this quarter as we continued to gain market share," said CEO Gene...
August 29, 2019 Darden Restaurants To Host Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Conference Call On September 19
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2020 first quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, September 19, 2019, with a conference call to follow at 8:30 am ET.  Gene Lee, CEO, and other senior management will discuss first 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 2020 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call When: 8:30 am ET, Thursday, September 19, 2019 Where: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1007/31427 How: Live over the Internet – Simply log on to the web at the address above or, to access via the telephone, dial 1-888-396-9924 and enter passcode 3047110 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 Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Seasons...