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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June 25, 2020 Darden Restaurants Reports Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results; And Provides Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Outlook
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2020, which included a 53rd week of operations compared to 52 weeks last year. Statement from Gene Lee, CEO. The strategy we put in place five years ago helped us successfully navigate one of the most challenging periods in our Company's history. When our dining rooms closed, our operators did an amazing job of reimagining the guest experience by staying true to our back-to-basics operating philosophy. We benefited greatly from our competitive advantages that form the foundation of our strategy, especially our scale and our culture. Our scale allowed us to quickly react to constant change, while our team members displayed tremendous innovation, flexibility and passion as they continued to serve our guests. I'm incredibly proud of our teams and that our culture grew stronger during this time. The full-service restaurant industry plays a vital role in our...
June 4, 2020 Darden Restaurants to Host Fiscal 2020 Fourth Quarter Conference Call on June 25
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2020 fourth quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, June 25, 2020, 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 2020 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call

When: 8:30 am ET, Thursday, June 25, 2020

Where: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/1007/35167

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 9995451. About Darden Darden is a restaurant company featuring a portfolio of differentiated brands that include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch...
May 19, 2020 Darden Restaurants Provides Business Update
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) today provided an update of certain business results given the dynamic environment resulting from COVID-19. "As we continue to reopen our dining rooms, we remain dedicated to providing a safe environment for our team members and guests," said CEO Gene Lee. "Early signs show that our loyal guests are grateful for the opportunity to dine-in with us, and they appreciate the added safety measures we have implemented. At the same time, our To Go business remains strong. I am pleased that we are able to return some team members from furlough to support these phased openings, and we look forward to safely serving more guests as more communities begin to reopen." Business Update For the fourth quarter to date through Sunday, May 17, Darden same-restaurant sales declined 47.9%. Beginning April 27, we began reopening dining rooms limited to between 25% - 50% capacity, depending on local or state regulations.  As of May 17, we had 49% of our dining rooms...