Darden Restaurants Announces Anticipated Third Quarter Results

March 9, 2016

Darden Restaurants, Inc. announced its anticipated third quarter fiscal 2016 results. 

Darden expects same-restaurant sales to increase approximately 6%for the fiscal quarter (November 30, 2015 to February 28, 2016 vs. November 24, 2014 to February 22, 2015).

On a comparable calendar basis, Darden expects same-restaurant sales to increase approximately 4 percent for the quarter (November 30, 2015 to February 28, 2016 vs. December 1, 2014  to March 1, 2015.

Effective immediately, Ricardo Cardenas has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer, replacing Jeffrey Davis who has left Darden to pursue opportunities outside the organization. In this role, Cardenas…