Darden Restaurants Inc. will host its fiscal 2012 first quarter conference call on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, at 8:30 a.m. EST.  

The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet. Clarence Otis, chairman & CEO, and other senior management invite people to listen to a discussion of first quarter results. The subjects to be covered may also include forward-looking information, such as the outlook for the current month or quarter, and the company's previously-announced earnings guidance.  

Questions may be poised to management by participants on the call and in response the company may disclose additional material information.

A copy of our press release announcing our earnings, the Form 8-K used to file the release with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and any other financial and statistical information about the period covered in the conference call, including any information required by Regulation G, will be available under the heading "Investor Relations" at www.darden.com.

To listen to the call live, please go to the following website at least fifteen minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary audio software.  

For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call.


Darden Restaurants, Inc. FY12 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call



8:30 am ET, Wednesday, September 28, 2011






Live over the Internet – Simply log on to the web at the address above


Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE:DRI – News) headquartered in Orlando, Fla., is the world's largest company-owned and operated full-service restaurant company with over $7.5 billion in annual sales and approximately 180,000 employees.

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