Darden plans to revitalize Olive Garden

Darden plans to revitalize Olive Garden

After unloading Red Lobster, the casual dining giant is eager to get its mojo back. Job one: resuscitate Olive Garden.

Darden Restaurants executives had a lot of explaining to do during their fourth quarter FY 2014 conference call with analysts last week. They had to describe exactly where the company stands after selling off longtime flagship brand Red Lobster for $2.1 billion and how they’re positioning for the future. Among new initiatives: embracing Millennials, taking on fast casual players at lunch and experimenting with tabletop tablets at Olive Garden.

Here are four key points from the Dar

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