ORLANDO Fla. Kurt Hankins has rejoined Darden Restaurants Inc. as senior vice president of culinary for the company's 295-unit LongHorn Steakhouse chain.   Hankins was senior vice president of menu development and innovation for Applebee’s International Inc. until the company was sold to IHOP Corp. last November in a deal valued at $2.3 billion, including fees and Applebee's debt. Hankins was one of 11 executives who were let go after the deal closed. He had joined ...

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