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David C. George

President

Olive Garden Company

HQ Phone:  (407) 245-4000

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Olive Garden Company

1000 Darden Center Drive

Orlando, Florida,32837

United States

Company Description

Olive Garden is the leading restaurant in the Italian dining segment with more than 800 restaurants, more than 96,000 employees and more than $3.8 billion in annual sales. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI), which owns and oper...more

Background Information

Employment History

President and Chief Executive Officer

Restaurant Partners , Inc.


President

Longhorn.com


Owner

Grille 29 / Restaurant Supply


President - Olive Garden

Darden Restaurants , Inc.


President - LongHorn Steakhouse

RARE Hospitality International Inc


Vice President of Operations

Battleground Restaurants , Inc.


Assistant Manager

Houlihan


Area Director

Gilbert/Robinson , Inc.


Affiliations

The Second Harvest Food Bank

Board Member


Boys & Girls Clubs

Board Member


Good Shepherd Catholic School

Member, Finance Committee


Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Member of Executive Board


Orange County Historical Society

Board Member


Education

Bachelor's degree

Hotel & Restaurant Management

Michigan State University


Master's Degree

Finance as well as 30 years


Web References(134 Total References)


www.sec.gov

David C. George, age 61, has been our President, Olive Garden and Executive Vice President, Darden Restaurants since March 2016, prior to which he was President of Olive Garden since January 2013.
He served as our President of LongHorn Steakhouse from October 2007, when we acquired RARE, until January 2013. Prior to the acquisition, he served as RARE's President of LongHorn Steakhouse from May 2003 until October 2007. From October 2001 until May 2003, he was RARE's Senior Vice President of Operations for LongHorn Steakhouse and from May 2000 until October 2001 was RARE's Vice President of Operations for The Capital Grille.


www.orlandosentinel.com [cached]

Olive Garden president Dave George also received an increase in total compensation to $2.69 million from $2.39 million the previous year.


www.foodandbeveragepeople.com [cached]

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Dave George has been named President of Olive Garden. George was most recently the President of LongHorn Steakhouse, a position he held since 2003. Since the brand joined Darden, he successfully grew LongHorn from 290 restaurants to a leading national brand with more than 400 restaurants today. Prior to joining LongHorn as a Vice President of Operations in 1998, George served as Vice President of Operations for Tripps Restaurants. He began his restaurant career out of college as an Assistant Manager with Houlihans, where he spent 12 years and held a number of positions with increasing leadership responsibility. Commenting on the appointments, Darden's Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis said, "Dave is the ideal leader to guide Olive Garden in its path forward. With Dave moving to Olive Garden, Val is a tremendous fit to lead LongHorn as we continue to expand it across the country.


www.sec.gov

David C. George, age 60, has been our President, Olive Garden and Executive Vice President, Darden Restaurants since March 2016, prior to which he was President of Olive Garden since January 2013.
He served as our President of LongHorn Steakhouse from October 2007, when we acquired RARE Hospitality International, Inc. (RARE), until January 2013. Prior to the acquisition, he served as RARE's President of LongHorn Steakhouse from May 2003 until October 2007. From October 2001 until May 2003, he was RARE's Senior Vice President of Operations for LongHorn Steakhouse and from May 2000 until October 2001 was RARE's Vice President of Operations for The Capital Grille.


nrn.com

Dave George, president of Olive Garden, will also oversee Seasons 52 and Bahama Breeze.


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