Darden Restaurants To Webcast Their 2013 Analyst & Investor Conference

    Darden Restaurants To Webcast Their 2013 Analyst & Investor Conference

PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:
DRI) will be webcasting their Darden 2013 Analyst & Investor Day being held in
Orlando, FL on Monday, February 25^th and Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

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On Monday, February 25^th, the webcast will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET and end at
6:00 p.m. ET. Please go to http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=91940
to access Monday's webcast.

On Tuesday, February 26^th, the webcast will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and end at
12:00 p.m. ET. Please go to http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=91941 
to access Tuesday's webcast.

Live Webcast Agenda

Monday, February 25, 2013
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET

2:00 p.m. Presentations:

  oDrew Madsen, President & Chief Operating Officer
  oChris Chang, SVP, Technology Strategy
  oBrad Richmond, SVP & Chief Financial Officer
  oClarence Otis, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

6:00 p.m.Conclude

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET

8:00 a.m.Presentations:

  oDrew Madsen, President & Chief Operating Officer
  oDave George, President, Olive Garden
  oVal Insignares, President, LongHorn
  oDave Pickens, President, Red Lobster
  oGene Lee, President, Specialty Restaurants Group
  oHarald Herrmann, President, Yard House
  oJim Lawrence, Chief Supply Chain Officer
  oClarence Otis & Drew Madsen

12:00 pmAdjourn

The archived webcasts will also be available on the home page of the company's
website www.darden.com  through March 26, 2013.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), the world's largest full-service
restaurant company, owns and operates more than 2,000 restaurants that
generate over $8.0 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla.,
and employing more than 190,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture
that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2013, Darden was named to
the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the third year in a row
and is the only full-service restaurant company to ever appear on the list.
Our restaurant brands – Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama
Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's and Yard House – reflect the
rich diversity of those who dine with us. Our brands are built on deep
insights into what our guests want. For more information, please visit

SOURCE Darden Restaurants, Inc.: Financial

Website: http://www.darden.com
Contact: Analysts: Matthew Stroud, +1-407-245-6458 or Media: Rich Jeffers,
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