Darden Restaurants
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Food Services: 4
(Previous rank: 4)
Overall score: 6.34

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Darden Restaurants stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 5
People management 3
Use of corporate assets 4
Social responsibility 3
Quality of management 2
Financial soundness 4
Long-term investment 3
Quality of products/services 3
Global competitiveness 5
Industry: Food Services
Most Admired
1 McDonald's 7.97
2 Yum Brands 6.98
3 Starbucks 6.91
4 Darden Restaurants 6.34
5 Cheesecake Factory 5.93
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
6 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 5.41
7 Brinker International 5.16
8 Bob Evans Farms 4.32
9 Jack in the Box 4.24
10 Wendy's/Arby's Group 4.08
From the March 21, 2011 issue
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Headquarters
1000 Darden Center Dr.
Orlando, FL 32837
www.darden.com
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