Darden Restaurants To Present At Barclay's Capital 2013 Retail And Restaurants Conference

Darden Restaurants To Present At Barclay's Capital 2013 Retail And Restaurants
                                  Conference

PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE:
DRI) will be presenting at Barclay's Retail & Restaurants Conference to be
held in New York City, New York. There will be an on-line simulcast of the
Company's presentation which begins at 10:35 am (Eastern) on Tuesday, April
30, 2013, available at the Company's website, www.darden.com. An audio-only
webcast of the Company's presentation will be available over the Internet at
http://cc.talkpoint.com/barc002/043013a_lp/?entity=12_B75W03U.

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The archived webcast will also be available on the home page of the company's
website www.darden.com through May 1, 2013.

Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), the world's largest full-service
restaurant company, owns and operates more than 2,000 restaurants that
generate $8.0 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, and employing
more than 185,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards
caring for and responding to people. In 2012, Darden was named to the FORTUNE
"100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the second 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
www.darden.com.

SOURCE Darden Restaurants, Inc.: Financial

Website: http://www.darden.com
Contact: (Analysts) Matthew Stroud, (407) 245-6458, (Media) Rich Jeffries
(407) 245-4189