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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.




Limoncello Lemonade

Limoncello Lemonade
Olive Garden Copycat Recipe

3/4 ounce lemon syrup (see below)
1 ounce Smirnoff Citrus Vodka
1 ounce Limoncello Liqueur
4 ounces Fresh Made Lemonade

Fill a blender with all the ingredients and 1 cup ice. Blend until smooth. Add more ice as needed to make it slushy. Serve in a tall glass with a lemon wedge garnish. For a special treat, sugar the rim (like you would salt for a margarita) with lemon sugar.

Lemon Syrup
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar (superfine works best)
4 teaspoons fresh squeezed Lemon Juice

Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan.  Add the sugar and lemon juice and stir until sugar is dissolved. Let cool and store in a clean jar in the refrigerator.

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