Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
111 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 423-3426
Form 10-K Report
Shareholders may request a free copy of our
Form 10-K, including schedules but excluding
exhibits, by writing to:
Investor Relations, Darden Restaurants, Inc.
P.O. Box 695011, Orlando, FL 32869-5011
This report contains forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Additional cautionary and other information with respect to these forward-looking statements is set forth in "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations – Forward-Looking Statements."
Shareholder Reports/Investor Inquiries
Shareholders seeking information about Darden Restaurants, Inc. are invited to contact the Investor Relations Department at (800) 832-7336. Shareholders may request to receive, free of charge, copies of quarterly earnings releases.
Information may also be obtained by visiting our website at www.darden.com. Annual reports, SEC filings, press releases and other Company news are readily available on the website.
Our website also includes corporate governance information, including our Corporate Governance Guidelines, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, and board committee charters, including the charters for our Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees.
Darden Restaurants Being of Service Report
To receive a copy of the 2012 Darden Restaurants Being of Service Report, mail a request to the Foundation Administrator, Darden Restaurants, Inc., P.O. Box 695011, Orlando, FL 32869-5011, or visit our website at www.darden.com.
Notice of Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32837.
As of the close of business on June 29, 2012, we had 41,251 registered shareholders of record.
New York Stock Exchange
Stock Exchange Symbol: DRI