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Darden Restaurants To Present At Barclay's Capital 2013 Retail And Restaurants Conference

April 23, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) will be presenting at Barclay's Retail & Restaurants Conference to be held in New York City, New York. There will be an on-line simulcast of the Company's presentation which begins at 10:35 am (Eastern) on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, available at the Company's website, An audio-only 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 May 1, 2013.

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

SOURCE Darden Restaurants, Inc.: Financial

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