Olive Garden Continues to Outperform Casual Dining Industry

December 20, 2016

Darden Restaurants, Inc. reported its financial results for the second quarter ended November 27.

Second Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights Versus Same Fiscal Quarter Last Year.

Total sales from continuing operations increased 2.1 percent to $1.64 billion.

Same-restaurant sales increased 1.7 percent for the quarter.

+2.6 percent for Olive Garden

+1.2 percent for The Capital Grille

+0.7 percent for Yard House

+0.1 percent for LongHorn Steakhouse

+2.7 percent for Eddie V’s

-0.3 percent for Seasons 52

+2.6 percent for Bahama Breeze

Read about the challenges ahead for the casual dining industry.

“We had another strong quarter with same-restaurant sales growth significantly