Are consumers no longer craving Olive Garden's famous breadsticks? Casual dining segment as a whole is taking a major hit due to the emerging fast casual brands and this is certainly the case with Olive Garden. The chain's parent company Darden Restaurants owns several casual dining brands, but Olive Garden is the core brand.
However, industry experts feel as though there is still hope for this brand mogul if it can improve by appealing to millennials by offering fresh, healthier and more customizable menu offerings and undergo a complete brand makeover. Read more here about what else experts are saying that Olive Garden needs to change to survive in the market. Do you think Olive Garden can make a comeback?