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Olive Garden Features Limited Time Three-Course Italian Dinner Starting At $9.99

March 13, 2014

Offer includes customizable entree options that give guests even more variety and value

ORLANDO, Fla., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Olive Garden is giving guests even more value and variety with a three-course Italian dinner starting at just $9.99. For a limited time, guests can create their own pasta entree from the new Cucina Mia menu and also enjoy unlimited garlic breadsticks, choice of homemade soup or garden-fresh salad, and dessert.

Olive Garden is giving guests even more value and variety with a three-course Italian dinner featuring the new Cucina Mia menu starting at just $9.99.

Here's how this limited time three-course Italian dinner offer works:

1. Start with freshly baked breadsticks and choice of unlimited homemade soup or garden-fresh salad

2. Choose from six pastas and five sauces:

  • Pastas: Large Paccheri, Tri-Colored Vegetable Penne made with spinach and tomato, Gluten-Free Rotini, Bucatini, Cavatappi, Whole Wheat Linguine
  • Made-from-scratch sauces: Roasted Garlic Alfredo, Spicy Diavolo, Primavera, Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato, Fresh Tomato Pomodoro
  • Add a topping (additional cost): Chicken Meatballs, Sausage Meatballs, Meatballs, Sauteed Shrimp

3. Finish with dessert from a choice of Chocolate Mousse Cake, Salted Caramel Tiramisu or traditional Tiramisu

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Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, more than 96,000 employees and more than $3.6 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), which owns and operates more than 2,100 restaurants that generate over $8.5 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 200,000 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. 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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