Darden Restaurants Officially Gains New Brand

The $715 million acquisition, announced in early May, closed on June 14 and adds 155 steakhouses to the Darden portfolio.

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Darden Restaurants owns Olive Garden, among other brands.

Darden Restaurants last week completed its anticipated acquisition of Ruth’s Hospitality Group.

Darden now owns Ruth’s Chris Steak House, which has a menu featuring USDA Prime steaks served on 500-degree plates, New Orleans-inspired sides and an award-winning wine list. The chain has 155 locations, including 81 company-owned or company-operated restaurants and 74 franchised stores.

Darden Restaurants also owns Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Yard House, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Eddie V’s and Bahama Breeze.



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