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Notice of Unauthorized Access to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Guest Data

Notice of Unauthorized Access to Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Guest Data

On August 16, 2018, Darden Restaurants was notified by federal authorities that a legacy point-of-sale system of certain Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen restaurants, a concept acquired by Darden in 2017, may have been compromised in a cyberattack incident involving restaurants in 23 states. We believe that payment card information, including card […]

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Olive Garden Introduces First-Of-Its Kind 'Annual Pasta Pass' That Extends Never Ending Pasta Benefits Year-Round

Olive Garden Introduces First-Of-Its Kind ‘Annual Pasta Pass’ That Extends Never Ending Pasta Benefits Year-Round

Pasta Pass and NEW Annual Pasta Pass Go on Sale Thursday, August 23 Olive Garden is redefining “unlimited” this year with its sale of the Never Ending Pasta Pass by giving 1,000 superfans the opportunity to buy an exclusive Annual Pasta Pass for only $300. The first-of-its-kind Annual Pasta Pass […]

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Darden Restaurants Announces Leadership Appointments

Darden Restaurants Announces Leadership Appointments

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) today announced the appointment of Dave George as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position within Darden. As COO, George will maintain his oversight of Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52 and International Franchising while adding Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen to his leadership […]

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Olive Garden Introduces $200 'Pasta Passport to Italy' to Celebrate Return of 'Never Ending Pasta Pass'

Olive Garden Introduces $200 ‘Pasta Passport to Italy’ to Celebrate Return of ‘Never Ending Pasta Pass’

Pasta Passes and NEW Pasta Passports for Week-Long Trip to Italy Go On Sale September 14 Olive Garden is taking its annual sale of Never Ending Pasta Pass to extreme heights by giving 50 superfans the opportunity to buy an all-inclusive, weeklong trip to Italy for themselves and a friend […]

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Darden Restaurants Completes Acquisition Of Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

Darden Restaurants Completes Acquisition Of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar’s) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. This follows the agreement that was announced on March 27, 2017. The […]

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This Is Now Olive Garden's Most Popular Dish

This Is Now Olive Garden’s Most Popular Dish

Olive Garden revamped its menu earlier this year to include more low-cal dishes – and fewer calories are adding up to more cash for the chain.

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Darden Restaurants Agrees To Acquire Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen For $780 Million; Adds A Casual Dining Value Leader To Darden's Portfolio Of Differentiated Brands

Darden Restaurants Agrees To Acquire Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen For $780 Million; Adds A Casual Dining Value Leader To Darden’s Portfolio Of Differentiated Brands

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar’s) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. Cheddar’s will add to Darden’s portfolio of differentiated brands which currently includes Olive […]

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Olive Garden Takes 'Never Ending' To The Next Level With Never Ending Classics

Olive Garden Takes ‘Never Ending’ To The Next Level With Never Ending Classics

New promotion features endless orders of popular entrees, including Chicken Parmigiana and Lasagna Olive Garden is introducing the next phase in ‘never ending’ with its new Never Ending Classics promotion. Available in restaurants today, the new limited-time offer gives guests unlimited servings of their most loved Olive Garden menu items, […]

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Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen Named Favorite Casual Dining Restaurant in New Market Force Information Study

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Named Favorite Casual Dining Restaurant in New Market Force Information Study

Pizza Ranch is favorite for pizza and buffet, Maggiano’s for Italian, Bob Evans for breakfast, Texas Roadhouse for steak and Pappadeaux for seafood Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is America’s favorite general menu casual dining chain, according to a new study by Market Force Information (Market Force). More than 9,200 consumers were […]

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Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Bowl Returns With Addition Of Best–Selling Entrée, Chicken Alfredo

Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Bowl Returns With Addition Of Best–Selling Entrée, Chicken Alfredo

Guest-Favorite Promotion Features more than 200 Pasta Combinations Olive Garden’s most popular promotion – Never Ending Pasta Bowl – returns with the first-time addition of the restaurant’s best-selling entrée, Chicken Alfredo. From now until November 20, the promotion will offer pasta lovers unlimited servings of their favorite pasta combinations, homemade […]

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Olive Garden To Sell An Unprecedented 21,000 Never Ending Pasta Passes

Olive Garden To Sell An Unprecedented 21,000 Never Ending Pasta Passes

More than Ten Times the Pasta Passes Go on Sale September 15 More pasta lovers than ever before have the chance to snag a coveted Olive Garden Never Ending Pasta Pass on Sept. 15. To celebrate the 21st anniversary of its fan-favorite promotion – Never Ending Pasta Bowl – Olive […]

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Olive Garden Unveils New Breadstick Sandwiches and Deep Dish Spaghetti Pies

Olive Garden Unveils New Breadstick Sandwiches and Deep Dish Spaghetti Pies

Summer Sampling Tour Gives Families and Friends Nationwide Opportunity to Gather Around the Table Olive Garden is doubling its offering of Breadstick Sandwiches and bringing new twists on an Italian classic. Beginning this week, iconic Olive Garden menu items will transform with new varieties of the legendary Breadstick Sandwiches and […]

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Olive Garden Announces Catering Delivery Available at All Restaurants Nationwide

Olive Garden Announces Catering Delivery Available at All Restaurants Nationwide

Delivery Option Allows Guests to Celebrate with Olive Garden Favorites at Homes, Offices and Beyond Olive Garden is adding catering delivery to the menu at all restaurants in the U.S. and Canada. Guests can now have their favorite Italian meals and breadsticks delivered for family gatherings, office parties and more. […]

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Restaurant Chains Charging Big Bucks for Ball Drop

Restaurant Chains Charging Big Bucks for Ball Drop

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