Known for prime seafood flown in daily, premium, hand-carved steaks, and live jazz trios nightly, Eddie V's will open in Kansas City on October 24. The new 9,800-square-foot restaurant will open in the Country Club Plaza district, joining the thriving shopping and nightlife destination.
Darden Restaurants reported financial results for its fiscal second quarter, which ended November 29. Total sales were up 3.2 percent versus a year ago and same-restaurant sales were up at all of the brands.
Sales at Darden grew to $8.76 billion in fiscal 2014, which ended May 25, 2014, up 2.4 percent from 2013. While LongHorn Steakhouse, Yard House, and the Specialty Restaurants group posted sales gains, cornerstone brand Olive Garden saw a 3.
The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) announced that Laurie Burns, Chair of the Board of Directors, will lead the strategic direction and guide the overall operations of the organization in light of the recent passing of president & CEO, Fritzi Woods, on September 18.
Darden Restaurants Inc. will host its Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter conference call next Friday, December 16, at 8:30 a.m. EST . The conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet.Clarence Otis, chairman & CEO, and other senior management will cover subjects including forward-looking information, such as the outlook for the current month or quarter, and the company's previously announced earnings guidance.