Olive Garden is a family of local restaurants that is the leader in the highly competitive Italian segment of casual dining. The company currently operates over 600 restaurants in the United States and Canada. We employ over 77,000 and our sales exceeded 2.7 Billion in fiscal year 2007. Olive Garden is one of four restaurant divisions of Darden Restaurants, Inc. headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Darden Restaurants, Inc. operates four distinct restaurant concepts, including Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Bahama Breeze and Smokey Bones. In fiscal year 2007, annual sales for Darden Restaurants, Inc. totaled more than 5.57 Billion. Darden Restaurants, Inc. is the largest publicly traded casual dining company in the world, and is a Fortune 500 company.