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Darden Restaurants To Host Its FY15 Second Quarter Conference Call on the Internet

December 08, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darden Restaurants, Inc., Orlando, FL, (DRI) will host its Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter conference call on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm ET. The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet. Gene Lee, Interim CEO, and other senior management invite you to listen to a discussion of second quarter results. The subjects to be covered may also include forward-looking information, such as the outlook for the current month or quarter, and the company's previously-announced earnings guidance. Questions may be posed to management by participants on the call and in response the company may disclose additional material information.

A copy of our press release announcing our earnings, the Form 8-K used to file the release with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and any other financial and statistical information about the period covered in the conference call, including any information required by Regulation G, will be available under the heading "Investor Relations" on our website at www.darden.com.

To listen to the call live, please go to the following website at least fifteen minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call.

What:

Darden Restaurants, Inc. FY15 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call

When:

5:00 pm ET, Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Where:

http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=101180

How:

Live over the Internet – Simply log on to the web at the address above

Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), the world's largest full-service restaurant company, owns and operates more than 1,500 restaurants that generate over $6.3 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 150,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2014, Darden was named to the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the fourth year in a row and is the only full-service restaurant company to ever appear on the list. Our restaurant brands – 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 www.darden.com.

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SOURCE Darden Restaurants, Inc.: Financial

(Analysts) Rick Cardenas, (407) 245-5892, (Media), Ron DeFeo, (407) 245-5562