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.




Seafood Portofino

The Seafood Portofino dish at Olive Garden is selling for $15.75.

Ingredients for Portofino Sauce
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
1/2 cup roux
2 cups milk
1 pint heavy cream
1/4 cup shrimp stock
2 cups white cooking wine
1-1/2 oz garlic puree
Makes 1/2 gallon of sauce.

Seafood Portofino Ingredients
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup mushrooms
1/2 cup portofino sauce
1/2 cup shrimp
1/4 cup crawfish
1/4 cup scallops
6 mussels
cooked linguine pasta
Heat oil in sauted pan over medium heat.
Add mushrooms.  Cook 30 seconds.
Add seafood and cook 30 seconds.
Add portofino sauce.
Cook until bubbling throughout.
Add cooked linguine and toss in the sauce to coat pasta.
Mussels should be open when finished.


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