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Darden Restaurants to Webcast Their 2011 Analyst & Investor Conference

January 31, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) will be webcasting their Darden 2011 Analyst & Investor Day being held in Orlando, FL on Monday, January 31 and Tuesday, February 1, 2011.

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On Monday, January 31, the webcast will begin at 3:00 p.m. ET and end at 5:30 p.m. ET. Please go to to access Monday's webcast.

On Tuesday, February 1, the webcast will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and end at 11:30 a.m. ET. Please go to to access Tuesday's webcast.

Live Webcast Agenda

Monday, January 31, 2011

3:00 p.m. — 5:30 p.m. ET

3:00 p.m. Presentations:

  • Clarence Otis, Chairman & Chief Executive Office
  • Dave Pickens, President, Olive Garden
  • Kim Lopdrup, President, Red Lobster
  • Dave George, President, LongHorn Steakhouse
  • Gene Lee, President, Specialty Restaurant Group

5:30 p.m. Conclude

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

8:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. ET

8:00 a.m. Presentations:

  • Drew Madsen, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • John Caron, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Barry Moullet, SVP, Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Brad Richmond, Chief Financial Officer
  • Clarence Otis & Drew Madsen

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

The archived webcasts will also be available on the home page of the company's website through February 28, 2011.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) headquartered in Orlando, Fla., is the world's largest company-owned and operated full-service restaurant company with over $7.1 billion in annual sales and approximately 180,000 employees. Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. Our restaurant brands -- Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze and Seasons 52 -- reflect the rich diversity of those who dine with us. Our brands are built on deep insights into what our guests want. For more information, please visit

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