Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Darden Restaurants is the biggest operator of several restaurants in different parts of the United States and Canada. In fact, there are more than 1,800 restaurants operating nowadays. Darden Restaurants, Inc has big headquarters in Florida State. In fact, this company has a large number of casual restaurants chains. As an example, we can mention Red lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, China Coast, Smokey Bones and Bahama Breeze, just to mention a few. That is why the company is considered as the biggest casual dining corporation worldwide.


The history of Darden Restaurants began in 1968 thanks to the initiative of William Darden. He founded a small restaurant called Red Lobster Inns in the city of Lakeland in Florida State. William Darden decided to open his first restaurant in Lakeland because he wanted to know the results of establishing a sea food restaurant in a non coastal area.


Fortunately, the idea had positive results and the restaurant was considered the best by several critics of the region. In 1970, William Darden decided to expand its businesses by constructing three new locations in different points of the State. In 1988, Red lobster became a powerful chain of seafood restaurants with 400 new locations throughout the United States.


Darden Restaurants, Inc. HeadQuarters

Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Street: 1000 Darden Center Dr. Orlando
City: Orlando
State: FL
Zip Code: 32837

Contact Information

Phone: 407-245-4000
Website: http://www.darden.com/
Stock Symbol: DRI

Company information

Profit: 404500000$
Revenues: 7113100000$
Investment: 0$
Employees: 180000


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