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Darden Restaurants to Present at Wells Fargo Securities Retail and Restaurants Summit

October 01, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) will be presenting at Wells Fargo Securities Retail and Restaurants Summit to be held Boston, Massachusetts. There will be an on-line simulcast of the Company's presentation which begins at 8:45 am (Eastern) on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, available at the Company's website, A webcast of the Company's presentation will be available over the Internet at:

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The archived webcast will also be available on the home page of the company's website through November 1, 2012.

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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(Analysts) Matthew Stroud, 1-407-245-6458, (Media) Rich Jeffries, 1-407-245-4189