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How to propose like a champupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 08:43:00

Men fear commitment the way that dogs fear vacuum cleaners. And actually, men kind of fear vacuum cleaners, too.

Yes, skeptics, Olive Garden does have a Tuscan culinary instituteupdated: Mon May 10 2010 11:08:00

A ubiquitous Olive Garden TV commercial shows a picturesque cooking school in Italy as a voice croons words like "artisanal" and "fonduta" and smiling chefs in starched whites coats taste tomato sauce straight from a simmering pot and kiss their fingertips with glee.

Fortune: A stock to stomach tough timesupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 15:32:00

The restaurant industry is struggling mightily as the economy slumps further into recession, food costs rise and consumers tighten their grips on their wallets.

CNNMoney: Weak economy takes bite out of casual diningupdated: Tue Jul 29 2008 19:34:00

Economic weakness and food inflation are hurting casual dining restaurant chains, according to industry watchers, as families shun moderately-priced restaurants for cheaper alternatives. Jessica Meets Tony's Parents at Olive Gardenupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 10:37:00

"It was just a big family being out," says the restaurant manager of the "laughing" group

CNNMoney: Recession-proof stocksupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 11:12:00

It's no secret that the economy is in a slump, and that Americans are keeping a closer eye on how much they spend.

CNNMoney: It's the 'Super Bowl' for restaurantsupdated: Wed Apr 09 2008 11:44:00

This year, restaurant operators have two reasons for licking their chops in the next several weeks: Mother's Day and the tax rebate checks.

CNNMoney: Darden posts fourth-quarter loss on chargeupdated: Tue Jun 19 2007 06:28:00

Darden Restaurants missed Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit and revenue expectations Tuesday, as same-store sales fell at its Red Lobster chain -sending shares down more than 5 percent in after-hours trading.

Norovirus cited in Olive Garden outbreakupdated: Mon Dec 18 2006 12:36:00

Health officials blamed a highly contagious, hard-to-get-rid-of virus for an outbreak of illness among nearly 400 patrons of an Olive Garden restaurant outside Indianapolis.

CNNMoney: Diners fall ill at Indianapolis Olive Gardenupdated: Fri Dec 15 2006 16:41:00

About 300 people have reported becoming sick after eating at an Olive Garden restaurant in northeast Indianapolis, a spokesman for the Marion County Health Department told CNN Friday.

Scores ill after eating at Indiana Olive Gardenupdated: Fri Dec 15 2006 15:41:00

About 300 people have reported becoming sick after eating at an Olive Garden restaurant in northeast Indianapolis, a spokesman for the Marion County Health Department told CNN on Friday.

Money Magazine: Reading Between the Winesupdated: Fri Oct 01 2004 00:01:00

You walk into an upscale restaurant, and the waiter drops a tome as thick as a college biology textbook onto your table. Like that long-forgotten text, it's filled with foreign words and strange co...

CNNMoney: Stocks to watch Thursdayupdated: Wed Sep 22 2004 16:33:00

Investors will hope for positive readings on unemployment and leading indicators while eyeing the retail sector for Thursday's action in a bid to reverse the steep market losses Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Waiter tip tricksupdated: Tue Aug 24 2004 19:05:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Sometimes you know when you're being charmed. But it's not always so apparent.

Report finds kids' menus heavy on fatupdated: Tue Feb 24 2004 11:51:00

What's on the menu for kids at chain restaurants? Fat, grease and hidden calories, according to one nutrition advocacy group.


As the accompanying story explains, when you buy a franchise you make a trade-off. In return for a great idea and expert advice on running your business, you must sign a contract written by the fra...

Fortune: GENERAL MILLS A GO-GO After divesting its weak businesses, the food giant looks good to investors -- and maybe to acquirers.updated: Mon Jun 05 1989 00:01:00

FROM THE FOLKS who bring you Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt, and Red Lobster restaurants comes some unconventional management advice. First, President Mark Willes, 47, says, ''Don't count on acqui...

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