Other changes made to Olive Garden’s menu include a renewed focus on appetizers and desserts, as well as more alcohol, CNN says. Darden Restaurants maintains its projections for full-year earnings of between $3.87 and $3.97 per share, reports USA Today. Most people love Olive Garden’s free breadsticks. Now, there is a reason to love Olive Garden breadsticks even more. According to USA Today, starting June 1 sandwiches will be on Olive Garden’s menu. “We’re always looking to evolve our menu. Olive Garden got restaurant-goers hungry for a deal all revved up: Spend $100 and get a “Never Ending Pasta Pass” that buys you all the pasta Olive Garden’s executive vice president of marketing told USA Today. “It’s sure to provoke a reaction.” As part this theme, the restaurant is aimed to make customers feel like they are “coming home to family, with an abundance of food and sharing encouraged”. The Olive Garden brand has been around since 1982 in the USA, and has expanded to the UAE Using Ziosk’s 7-inch touchscreen tablets that run on the Android OS, Olive Garden guests will be able to browse the menu, order drinks, appetizers and desserts, and quickly pay their checks with ease. Ziosk tablets also feature news from USA Today and Darden Restaurants Inc., owner of the Olive Garden and Red Lobster chains, will buy the beer-centric Yard House USA Inc. restaurant chain for $585 million in cash. The deal with Yard House owner TSG Consumer Partners will place the chain in Darden’s .
Fixing Olive Garden won’t be a rose garden. But it’s certainly doable. That’s the conclusion of five restaurant industry consultants contacted by USA TODAY. Darden owns several familiar casual dining brands — from LongHorn Steakhouse to Bahama Breeze to Olive Garden is about to get technical The Ziosk touchscreen tablets run on Android OS and allow customers to browse the menu, order food and drinks, pay for their meals, and also read USA Today and play trivia games. The test oven rarely goes off at Darden Restaurants (DRI has about 1,400 restaurants, with Olive Garden and Red Lobster each accounting for more than 600. The company also owns Bahama Breeze, a Caribbean-themed restaurant and bar, and Seasons 52 .