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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.




Mostaccioli Quatro Formaggio

Olive Garden Copycat Recipe

Serves 4

4 cups cooked mostaccioli pasta
2 teaspoons salad oil
2 cups heavy cream
fresh parsley sprigs, for garnish
grated Parmesan cheese, for garnish
2 cups Quatro Formaggio Mix (see below)

Quatro Formaggio Mix: 
8 ounces Mozzarella cheese, shredded
4 ounces Provolone cheese , shredded
4 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated
4 ounces Romano cheese, grated

For Quatro Formaggio Mix: Blend the 4 cheeses thoroughly and place in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Pasta and Sauce:   Preheat a nonstick or heavy pan on medium heat. Add the cream and cheese mixture; mix and heat, stirring until cheese is completely melted and sauce is hot. Add the pasta, turn off the heat and blend the pasta into the sauce. Remove the sauced pasta to serving plates and garnish each plate with a parsley. Pass the Parmesan cheese.

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