ORLANDO Darden Restaurants Inc. might be shopping soon for a restaurant chain in the 100-unit range, and the company has not ruled out candidates that franchise, according to analyst and press reports on the Red Lobster and Olive Garden parentâ€™s annual investor conference here. Attendees of the Thursday and Friday event said Darden chief executive Clarence Otis revealed underÂ questioning that the casual-dining powerhouse would consider buying a midsized chain to maintain the ...
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