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Darden Restaurants To Webcast Their 2013 Analyst & Investor Conference

February 25, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) will be webcasting their Darden 2013 Analyst & Investor Day being held in Orlando, FL on Monday, February 25th and Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

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On Monday, February 25th, the webcast will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET and end at 6:00 p.m. ET. Please go to to access Monday's webcast.

On Tuesday, February 26th, the webcast will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and end at 12:00 p.m. ET. Please go to to access Tuesday's webcast.

Live Webcast Agenda

Monday, February 25, 2013
2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m. ET

2:00 p.m. Presentations:

  • Drew Madsen, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Chris Chang, SVP, Technology Strategy
  • Brad Richmond, SVP & Chief Financial Officer
  • Clarence Otis, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

6:00 p.m. Conclude

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. ET

8:00 a.m. Presentations:

  • Drew Madsen, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Dave George, President, Olive Garden
  • Val Insignares, President, LongHorn
  • Dave Pickens, President, Red Lobster
  • Gene Lee, President, Specialty Restaurants Group
  • Harald Herrmann, President, Yard House
  • Jim Lawrence, Chief Supply Chain Officer
  • Clarence Otis & Drew Madsen

12:00 pm Adjourn

The archived webcasts will also be available on the home page of the company's website through March 26, 2013.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), the world's largest full-service restaurant company, owns and operates more than 2,000 restaurants that generate over $8.0 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 190,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2013, Darden was named to the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the third 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

Analysts: Matthew Stroud, 1-407-245-6458 or Media: Rich Jeffers, 1-407-245-4189