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Subject: Re: Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants Date: 10/11/2012 6:17 AM
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...when people have a choice between working at Darden or somewhere else, they will probably choose to work elsewhere--especially if they get healthcare covered.

Maybe patrons at their restaurants will increase their tips from 15-20% to 25-33%.

Two different Darden waiters we have gotten to know over the years have told us that Red Lobster servers make better tip money than any other restaurant - even better than at upscale fine dining restaurants (at least in our neck of the woods).


P.S. I happen to like Darden Restaurants. Their food is consistent - like McDonalds - no matter where you go, you know what you're getting.

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