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. Olive Garden is committed to making a difference in the lives of others in the local community. As part of this commitment, Olive Garden restaurants have donated nearly 30 million pounds of food to local community food banks across the country.
Who doesn't love Olive Garden's salad? If you say, "me", you're just going to have to post a comment here and tell us all why! A friend of mine makes an exact replica of an Olive Garden salad and the only thing she buys from Olive Garden is their dressing. I love this salad and everytime we get together with our friends I ask for the salad, why? Because Olive Garden's salad has to rank in the top 5 of my all time favorite salads. There's just something about their dressing, and I get a kick out of her ability to mirror it exactly how they make it. Some day I'm going to marinate some chicken in the dressing overnight - I know that along with some grill flavor has got to taste out-of-this-world!
1 lrg bag of salad mix
1 can of whole black olives, drained 1 red onion, sliced
1 jar of peppercini, drained
1 jar shredded parmesan
1 box croutons
1 bottle of Olive Garden Dressing
1. Cool your salad bowl in the fridge for a few hours so it's cold!!
2. Add the dressing in the bottom of your serving bowl
3. Combine all the ingredients, toss and serve!