Notice of Unauthorized Access to Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Guest Data

Orlando, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  On August 16, 2018, Darden Restaurants was notified by federal authorities that a legacy point-of-sale system of certain Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen restaurants, a concept acquired by Darden in 2017, may have been compromised in a cyberattack incident…
Darden Restaurants Announces Leadership Appointments

Orlando, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) today announced the appointment of Dave George as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position within Darden. As COO, George will maintain his oversight of Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze,…
Darden Restaurants Completes Acquisition Of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

Orlando, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar’s) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment…
Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Acquires Largest Franchisee

Transaction Expands National Footprint by 44 Locations Irving, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, a full-service restaurant based in Irving, Texas, has completed its acquisition of 44 restaurant locations from Kentucky-based Greer Companies, the company’s largest franchisee. The purchase increases Cheddar’s…