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LongHorn Steakhouse

Financing

Darden's Q4 margins outstrip pre-COVID levels despite below-inflation pricing

The parent of Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse said its ongoing effort to simplify operations lowered labor costs.

Financing

How Lone Star Steakhouse fell off its horse

Reality Check: Once a worthy rival of Texas Roadhouse, LongHorn and Logan's, the brand is no longer around. Here's why.

The longtime restaurant leader intends to retire in May. Here's how his thinking has influenced a casual-dining giant—if not the industry itself, according to RB's Reality Check.

The sector's customer counts should top 2019 levels by the end of summer, according to the report.

Not even Jeopardy’s best might have nailed the surprising answer.

Darden Restaurants, the segment's biggest player, doesn’t have the answer, but CEO Gene Lee admits his first assessment was off-target.

Olive Garden’s sales increased relative to 2019, while the casual dining operator’s fine dining concepts see improvements.

The chains generated record restaurant-level margins last quarter as improved same-store sales coupled with better operations led to stronger profits.

Darden Restaurants says it will reward hourly employees with $17 million in bonuses while raising its pay scale to $12 an hour.

The latest ranking of all U.S. employers by Glassdoor.com lists only three restaurant companies, starting with the retro burger chain.

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