August 11, 2014

Darden Restaurants, Inc., which operates the Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse banners among others, has completed the repurchase of approximately $900 million of the previously announced $1 billion debt retirement, leaving approximately $1.6 billion of debt on its balance sheet.

July 11, 2014

Olive Garden has begun the the roll out of a new restaurant remodel design and logo.

May 16, 2014

Darden Restaurants on Friday said it has reached an agreement to sell its struggling Red Lobster chain to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion.

May 16, 2014

Darden Restaurants on Friday said it has reached an agreement to sell its struggling Red Lobster chain to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion.

December 18, 2012

Englewood Construction said that its restaurant group has secured a project for Macerich and Darden Restaurants Inc. that will deliver a new Seasons 52 to The Shops at North Bridge, located on Chicago’s Michigan Ave and owned by Macerich.

August 1, 2012

Darden Restaurants reduced restaurant water usage by 17% on an aggregate basis between fiscal years 2008 and 2011, exceeding its 2015 goal of reducing water consumption in each of its restaurants by 15% on aggregate and is more than half way toward meeting the same goal for reducing energy consumption in its restaurants, according to the company’s second annual sustainability report.

August 1, 2012

Darden Restaurants reduced restaurant water usage by 17% on an aggregate basis between fiscal years 2008 and 2011, exceeding its 2015 goal of reducing water consumption in each of its restaurants by 15% on aggregate and is more than half way toward meeting the same goal for reducing energy consumption in its restaurants, according to the company’s second annual sustainability report.

July 18, 2012

Darden Restaurants’ recent $585 million purchase of one of casual-dining’s rising stars, Yard House USA, put a spotlight on the brand, which has 39 locations. But Yard House is also generating buzz with its first Boston location, which is located just a stone’s throw away from one of the nation’s most historic sporting venues: Fenway Park.

July 13, 2012

Darden Restaurants announced that it has agreed to acquire Yard House USA, Inc. for $585 million in an all-cash transaction from private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners LLC.

July 13, 2012

Darden Restaurants announced that it has agreed to acquire Yard House USA, Inc. for $585 million in an all-cash transaction from private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners LLC.

April 27, 2011

Darden Restaurants plans to roughly double the size of LongHorn Steakhouse during the next 10 years.

April 27, 2011

Darden Restaurants plans to roughly double the size of LongHorn Steakhouse during the next 10 years.

April 1, 2011

Olive Garden plans to remodel or refresh more than half of its 700 plus restaurants across the United States to its new Tuscan farmhouse-inspired design.

September 20, 2010

Darden Restaurants ranks among the top 50 S&P 500 companies recognized by the Carbon Disclosure...

September 20, 2010

Darden Restaurants ranks among the top 50 S&P 500 companies recognized by the Carbon Disclosure...

July 18, 2010

Darden Restaurants, owner of Red Lobster and Olive Garden banners among others, said Monday that...

July 18, 2010

Darden Restaurants, owner of Red Lobster and Olive Garden banners among others, said Monday that...

March 15, 2010

Darden Restaurants has begun a chain-wide sustainable restaurant design initiative involving the use of Leadership...

March 15, 2010

Darden Restaurants has begun a chain-wide sustainable restaurant design initiative involving the use of Leadership...

September 30, 2009

Darden Restaurants celebrated the opening of its new Restaurant Support Center, which was designed to...

September 30, 2009

Darden Restaurants celebrated the opening of its new Restaurant Support Center, which was designed to...

May 31, 2008

Darden Restaurants announced the launch of its newly redesigned corporate website (darden.com) as well as...

May 31, 2008

Darden Restaurants announced the launch of its newly redesigned corporate website (darden.com) as well as...