N.B.: This evaluation refers to 2018 and one for the current year is not available.


United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 9.46 on 100

Ranking 2018: 1719 on 568 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Restaurants and mobile food service activities (5610)
• Beverage serving activities (5630)

Company description

This company is the world's largest casual dining restaurant enterprise that owns and operates dining restaurants throughout North America. It was founded in 1968 by Bill Darden. Its office is located in Orlando, Florida in the United States of America.The company owns and operates more than 1,300 dining restaurants throughout the United States and Canada. It is a multi-brand restaurant operator and is the parent company name for the following casual dining restaurant companies: Red Lobster - the leader among seafood and casual dining restaurants; Olive Garden - a family of local restaurants focused on serving genuine Italian food; Bahama Breeze - offers a unique combination of Caribbean-inspired food, handcrafted tropical drinks, vibrant atmosphere and people happy to be of service; Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill - one of the fastest growing restaurant companies in casual dining that features smoked and grilled American meat favorites; and Seasons 52 - a casually sophisticated fresh grill and wine bar. In addition, the company has a licensing arrangement in Japan to operate the Red Lobster brand.The company's mission is to nourish and delight everyone it serves.

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