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Darden Restaurants To Webcast Their 2012 Shareholder's Meeting

September 11, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) will be webcasting their 2012 Shareholder's Meeting to be held in Orlando on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 starting at 10:00 am ET to 11:00 am ET. A webcast of the Company's presentation will be available over the Internet at The archived webcast will also be available on the home page of the company's website through October 18, 2012.

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The subjects to be covered may include forward-looking information, such as the outlook for the current month, quarter, or fiscal year and the company's previously-announced earnings guidance. Questions may be posed to management by participants at the meeting and in response the company may disclose additional material information.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), the world's largest full-service restaurant company, owns and operates more than 2,000 restaurants that generate $8.0 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, and employing more than 185,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2012, Darden was named to the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the second year in a row and is the only full-service restaurant company to ever appear on the list. Our restaurant brands — Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's and Yard House — 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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