Skip to comments.Olive Garden Responce
Posted on 10/13/2011 6:59:26 PM PDT by satan69
We are very sorry for any misunderstanding about this issue. We do not have a policy at Olive Garden concerning bringing the American flag into our restaurants. Some members of our team were misinformed about company policy by our corporate office. As a company we take responsibility for that and we regret it. We take pride in how we communicate to our restaurants and we are correcting this so it doesnt happen again. Like all Americans we have nothing but the utmost respect and admiration for the American flag and everything it symbolizes. In fact, we periodically provide American flag collar pins to our employees to wear while serving guests. We welcome anyone who wishes to bring the flag into our restaurants.
John Caron President, Olive Garden
The background almost writes itself, but please tell it anyway.
And did they comp you a future meal?
Maybe the response was mailed to the wrong address leaving the context a mystery...
They’re already on-board with Michelle’s crusade against good food. They promised smaller serving sizes and to use the ingredients that she approves of (it’ll be interesting to see if they keep the all-you-can-eat bread sticks and salad...if not, they would be a great stock to short).
I wrote them two very nice letters on the subject asking them to let me know whose side they were on. They wrote back a terse response thanking me for my comment.
The salad and bread sticks are the best part!
I saw that ‘manufactured’ response that someone else received on here when they confronted them.
Why. Are. You. Here. Freak.
“The salad and bread sticks are the best part!”
ALWAYS. Their problem is that they MUST limit them, as reducing serving sizes will simply drive people to the salads and sticks...and therefore we will all die prior to getting back to our cars.
It didn’t happen to me, I was going to boycott them for their responce to the flag... I happen to like their salad and bread sticks.. Not to mention the beer is cold. My son likes to go there for the all you can eat so I mumch on the salad...
sounds like Olive Garden and Tony Bennett employ the same PR company...
Why? Did Tony apologize too?
they also received a waiver for obozocare...
Money talks when it decides to leave a place of business.
no- his PR department did after he blamed America for 9-11....
>>. My son likes to go there for the all you can eat so I mumch on the salad...<<
How long do you the moshelle the wookie gonna let that continue?
“they also received a waiver for obozocare...”
Forgot that. That’s why I say giving the president the authority to issue waivers breaches separation of powers. In other words, if Obamacare is good enough for a company that doesn’t suck up to the prez, then it should be good for a company that does.
satan69? Troll elsewhere.
Hoping the USSC will rule it gone! The Feds can’t make you buy something!
“Troll elsewhere”.? I am responding to a news story...
Which begs several questions.
1) Why was anyone at the restaurant even calling corporate to ask in the first place? It should be a no brainer.
Answer: because the management of that particular restaurant is leftest pond scum who didn't want the flag shown.
2) What person/persons in corporate gave this "erroneous" policy information to them? The receptionist? Hardly. Had to be someone reasonably well up the ladder.
3) If it was NOT corporate policy then the logical assumption is that there is a rogue executive that should be getting a DRE with a 4 D cell mag light.
4) Or, it was indeed corporate policy and this is simply CYA because they didn't expect to get called on it (which is pretty stupid, except we know libs are stupid)
Why would you choose a name like satan69?
Are you here to stir up sh*t?
isn’t it “response” not “responce”....
your name. satan69. I’m trying to type slowly, so you’ll understand.
No, This name was given to me by the liberals on the old MSNBC chat board... I don’t know if you go back that far or not...
This name was given to me by the liberals on the old MSNBC chat board.. I am guessing you don’t go back that far...
My bad, and my deepest apologies.
No problem, Not the first time I have had to explain.. Take care brother!
Been there done that, Got the tee-shirt! :-}
Misinformed my you know what.
Are you speaking to the poster? Why have you said:Why are you here Freak?
Maybe it is because he is just like you, a member in good standing on FReeRepublic.
Got it. Could never understand anyone naming themselves something like that and I’ve seen various versions. But that puts it into context somewhat....I guess
I got the same email from Mr. Caron, and Olive Garden got my business back. I believe in forgiveness.
“Got it. Could never understand anyone naming themselves something like that and Ive seen various versions. But that puts it into context somewhat....I guess”
Being Very conservative they didn’t care for me, The meaner they got the nicer I got... Drove them NUTS! :-} Be nice to stupid liberals, It drives them nuts!
“I got the same email from Mr. Caron, and Olive Garden got my business back. I believe in forgiveness.”
Next time I take my son I will bring a small american flag with me and put it on the table and see what happens, I will post what happens and shoot some video for fun!
I'm not nice to them...that drives them nuts too because they are just nuts. Try it... lol
The Darden restaraunt chain seems to be big leftist supporters from what I can tell. They just sent out this statement so working Americans will still go there and employ them and give funding for communists, instead of going broke by feeding homeless substance abusers for free if they walked their talk IMHO. They lost my business.
Good. Glad that is over. Such a big issue to worry over....glad to be eating there Saturday night.
I got the same “CANNED RESPONSE”
I doubt I will go back to Olive Garden unless they fulfill their statement of accepting responsibility and firing the management of that restaurant...
They probably saw your being nice as a sign of weakness.
Libs get everything wrong, and I do mean everything.
“In fact, we periodically provide American flag collar pins to our employees to wear while serving guests”
Post any crap franchise food, crap tv show or crap movie and watch a slobbering horde of “TV” freepers reaffirm their commitment to pour money into the MSM and their corporate sponsors.
Olive Garden? NO thanks.
“...while serving guests.”
If I am a “guest,” that would mean to me I don’t pay.
If I am a “customer,” that would mean to me I do pay.
I wish my supermarket would call me a “guest.”
No one gave him that power. There is nothing in the Pelosi-Reidcare bill that authorizes the issuance of waivers. In typical fascist form, this Administration simply bestowed that power upon itself by fiat.
Do you know if Olive Garden gives to any PC politicians or organizations?
No idea. But (without facts to back this up) I make the assumption that most of the national corporations in the US are paying tribute of some kind to the left, be it campaign contributions to Dem pols, or protection/extortion money to a leftist/PC organization.
Sadly, it is almost a necessary thing to do business in this country.
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