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Olive Garden

Marketing

Olive Garden is bringing back the Never Ending Pasta Bowl after all

After casting doubt on the future of the popular promotion, the chain is reviving it as sales and traffic slow.

Financing

Lower-income guests are pulling back at Olive Garden

Inflation is pinching people earning less than $50,000, but higher-income customers have held strong, executives said Thursday.

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

Restaurant Rewind: Carl Icahn's battle with McDonald's brings to mind these all-time classic bouts between investors and restaurant companies.

A historic December gave way to a difficult January for Darden Restaurants, but it had bounced back again by February.

On his final earnings call as chief executive, Lee provided some parting wisdom about the state of restaurants in an unusual moment for the economy.

The industry lifer has spent virtually his entire career with the company, rising from a 16-year-old Red Lobster employee to the top post.

Executives said the popular promotion had negative impacts—and it did just fine without it this year.

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.

Olive Garden’s parent has hit on a more streamlined business model that it intends to take beyond the COVID era.

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