The Darden family of restaurants features some of the most recognizable names in full-service dining. Through subsidiaries, we own and operate more than 1,500 restaurants, employ 150,000 people and serve more than 320 million meals 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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September 12, 2016 Darden Restaurants To Host Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call On October 4, 2016
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE:DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2017 first quarter financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 , 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 2017 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call When: 8:30 am ET, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Where: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1007/16908 How: Live over the Internet – Simply log on to the web at the address above or, to access via the telephone, dial 1-800-779-9102 and enter passcode 3833399 to join the call. About Darden Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), owns and operates more than 1,500 restaurants that generate $6.9 billion in annual sales.  Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, and employing 150,000 people,...
June 30, 2016 Darden Restaurants Reports Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results; Reports Positive Same-Restaurant Sales For All Brands; Increases Quarterly Dividend; And Provides Fiscal 2017 Outlook
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 29, 2016.  The fourth quarter of last year included an extra week of operations resulting in a 53 week fiscal 2015. Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights Versus Same Fiscal Quarter Last Year Due to the impact of the extra week of operations included in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, total sales from continuing operations decreased 4.7% to $1.79 billion ; excluding the impact of the extra week, total sales from continuing operations increased 2.1% Reported diluted net earnings per share from continuing operations increased 19.6% to $1.10 and increased 8.9% from last year's adjusted diluted net earnings per share (13-week basis)* The company repurchased approximately $45 million of its outstanding common stock Same-restaurant sales increased 1.7% on a fiscal calendar basis
(13-weeks ended May 29, 2016 vs. 13-weeks ended May 24, 2015 ) +1.6% for Olive...
May 24, 2016 Darden Restaurants To Host Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter Conference Call On June 30, 2016
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE:DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, June 30, 2016 , with a conference call to follow at 8:30 am ET . Gene Lee, CEO, and other senior management will discuss fourth 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 2016 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call When: 8:30 am ET, Thursday, June 30, 2016 Where: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1007/15389 How: Live over the Internet – Simply log on to the web at the address above or, to access via the telephone, dial 1-888-820-8959 and enter passcode 1848969 to join the call. About Darden Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), owns and operates more than 1,500 restaurants that generate $7.0 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 150,000 people,...