Olive Garden


Olive Garden logoOlive Garden is one of the country’s largest causal-dining Italian concepts, with more than 780 locations and more than $3.5 billion in U.S. systemwide sales during 2011. Olive Garden is owned by Miami, Fla.-based Darden Restaurants, which also opens and operates Red Lobster, Longhorn Steakhouse, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze, and others.

Chain Snapshot

Segment: Casual Dining

Headquarters: Orlando, Fla.

CEO: Clarence Otis Jr. (Darden)

Financial Data

Systemwide Sales: $3.65 billion (U.S., FY 2012)

Total Units: 817 (U.S., FY 2012)

Sales Per Unit: $4.55 million (Estimated, FY 2012)

Source: NRN Top 100 report


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