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Olive Garden’s Latest Plan: Breadstick Sandwiches

The casual dining chain plans to use its breadsticks for chicken parmigiana and meatball sandwiches starting June 1.


A sign is posted in front of a Red Lobster restaurant. Darden Restaurants announced an agreement to sell its Red Lobster restaurant chain and and related real estate to investment firm Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Darden To Sell Red Lobster, Hold Onto Olive Garden

Darden is setting Red Lobster adrift but betting it can still turn around Olive Garden’s fortunes.


File photo of a Red Lobster sign. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Bad Weather Bites Olive Garden, Red Lobster

The parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster said bad winter weather, along with expenses related to its plan to split off its Red Lobster chain, hurt its third-quarter net income.

CBS Tampa–03/03/2014


Best Veterans Day Free Meals Around Tampa Bay For Vets, Military

Veterans Day 2013 will be observed on Monday, November 11. To honor our military hero’s many of the bay area restaurants will offering free meals to vets and active duty personnel.


File photo of a Red Lobster sign.  (credit:  SAUL LOEB/Getty Images)

Olive Garden Owner To Hold Off On Worker Changes

The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster says it won’t bump any full-time workers down to part-time status, after its tests aimed at limiting health care costs resulted in a publicity backlash that took a bite out of sales.


Screen grab of an Olive Garden restaurant location. (Credit: olivegarden.com)

Health Changes Spur Test Of More Part-Time Workers

The owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants is putting more workers on part-time status in a test aimed at limiting the impact of looming health coverage requirements.


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