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.




Dinner Today and Tomorrow

In spring of 2015, Olive Garden is making it easy for families to gather around the table by bringing back its popular Buy One, Take One offer. Starting today and for a limited time, guests can choose from seven freshly made entrĂ©es, paired with a choice of unlimited homemade soup or salad and breadsticks. Then, they will receive a second entree to enjoy later – all starting at $12.99.

Guests can select one of seven featured dishes served with unlimited breadsticks and choice of homemade soup or famous house salad:
  • New! Penne with Basil Garlic Marinara – Freshly made marinara sauce with roasted garlic, Parmesan cheese and a hint of basil served over penne pasta.
  • New! Citrus Chicken Sorrento – Tender, grilled chicken breasts in a citrus honey glaze. Served with lightly seasoned broccoli, artichokes and roasted vegetables.
  • Cavatappi with Asiago Garlic Alfredo – Signature homemade Alfredo sauce and Asiago cheese served over cavatappi pasta and topped with roasted garlic cloves.
  • Mezzaluna Ravioli with Marinara – Crescent shaped cheese ravioli topped with marinara sauce.
  • Spaghetti with Meat Sauce – Traditional meat sauce seasoned with garlic and herbs over spaghetti.
  • Prosciutto Tortellini Alfredo – Signature homemade Alfredo sauce served over cheese and prosciutto filled tortellini.
  • Baked Parmesan Shrimp – Ziti pasta and succulent shrimp baked in a creamy Parmesan sauce, topped with toasted Parmesan breadcrumbs and fresh tomatoes.

With each entree, guests can take home and enjoy an additional meal around the table by selecting one of the following four free entrées that will be packaged for them To Go:
  • New! Penne with Basil Garlic Marinara
  • Cavatappi with Asiago Garlic Alfredo
  • Mezzaluna Ravioli with Marinara
  • Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

"Dinner Today and Tomorrow” promotion, which offers two dinners for $12.95 — one at the table and one packed up for the guest to take home. The deal is similar to Maggiano’s “Classic Pastas” take home pasta promotion, first introduced during the recession in May 2009. The promotion was such a success that the company decided to make the promotion permanent.

The menu items available on Olive Garden’s Dinner Today and Tomorrow menu are:
  • Lasagna Rollatini with Meat Sauce
  • Fettuccine Alfredo, 
  • Mezzaluna Ravioli with 5 Cheese Marinara
  • Spaghetti with 4 Cheese Meat Sauce
  • 5 Cheese Ziti al Forno

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