During a call with analysts Friday, Darden Restaurants CEO Gene Lee was posed a question that many have asked amid record-high staffing shortages and exoduses away from restaurants. ...
Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants announced Friday that CEO Gene Lee will retire effective May 29.
Restaurant prices in the full-service sector lifted 4.9 percent in August compared to last year, accord
At the beginning of 2021, you could count Darden CEO Gene Lee among the industry leaders skeptical of the long-term viability of the off-premises consumer.
From a sales standpoint, Olive Garden’s isn't pacing with its casual-dining competitors.
The current restaurant environment is quite dynamic, to say the least, Darden CEO Gene Lee said.
Darden CEO Gene Lee firmly believes his employees are the heart and soul of the brand.
Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse parent Darden Restaurants said Tuesday that hourly employees at company-run stores will be paid to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the ...
Darden CEO Gene Lee is so proud of Olive Garden’s curbside business that he’d put it up against the best drive-thrus the quick-service industry has to offer.
As the calendar flips on a tumultuous year for full-service restaurants, operators are starting to plot where COVID-19 innovation falls into the 2021 picture.