Darden Restaurants is the #1 casual-dining operator (in terms of revenue), with about 1,460 restaurants in the US and Canada. Its flagship chain is Italian-themed concept Olive Garden. Olive Garden caters to families by offering mid-priced menu items, themed interiors, and primarily suburban locations. Darden also operates the LongHorn Steakhouse chain, with about 430 outlets. Other dining concepts include The Capital Grille (upscale steakhouse), Bahama Breeze (Caribbean food and drinks), and Seasons 52 (casual grill and wine bar). Darden sold its Red Lobster restaurants to
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