ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Italian restaurant Olive Garden unveiled this week the most significant menu evolution in the restaurant's history, including more than 20 new menu items that broaden the choice, variety and value it offers guests, prepared with new cooking techniques that accentuate new flavors. Olive Garden's new menu is designed to appeal to the evolving palettes and preferences of casual dining guests, while providing guests with more options to customize their meal experience at both lunch and dinner.
New Dinner Menu Highlights
New Lunch Menu Highlights
With this evolution, guests will continue to find their Olive Garden favorites on the menu — including Fettucine Alfredo and Lasagna Classico — and all entrees are served with choice of homemade soup or garden-fresh salad and unlimited garlic breadsticks, which are baked fresh every 15 minutes.
"Our new menu is designed to give our guests an enhanced experience by giving them new flavors, more variety and everyday value," said Jay Spenchian, executive vice president of marketing for Olive Garden. "We're staying true to the fresh, simple Italian food, while creating more ways to delight our guests."
New Menu Details
New Cucina Mia ("My Kitchen") for $9.99
New Small Plates
New Lighter Italian Fare
New Olive Garden Specialties
New Antipasti and Caprese Salads
Choose a new topping for Olive Garden's signature garden-fresh salad:
New Lunch Combinations & Sandwiches
For more information and to find your nearest Olive Garden restaurant, visit OliveGarden.com.
ABOUT OLIVE GARDEN
Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, more than 96,000 employees and more than $3.6 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), which owns and operates more than 2,100 restaurants that generate over $8.5 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and employing more than 200,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. In 2014, Darden was named to the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the fourth year in a row. 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.: General