Olive Garden’s New Deal: $100 For 7 Weeks Of Unlimited Pasta

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Olive Garden is offering virtually unlimited pasta for just $100.

The restaurant’s new promotion is called the “Never Ending Pasta Pass.” The card gives buyers access to all-you-can-eat pasta, salad, bread sticks and soda for seven weeks. The deal also gets free bottomless soft drinks for your fellow guests.

The company is only selling 1,000 Pasta Passes on its website starting Monday, September 8 at 3:00 p.m.

If a customer were to use their pass once a day, every day, for seven weeks, they would be paying $2.04 per carb-loaded meal.

According to CalorieKing.com, an Olive Garden meal of 2 bread sticks, 2 “garden fresh” salads, a plate of spaghetti with meat sauce, and plate of fettuccine alfredo would add up to about 2,510 calories and 267 grams of carbohydrates.

The promotion comes at the same time as the restaurant’s “never-ending pasta bowl” promotion which gives customers unlimited pasta for $9.99 (for just one visit). Olive Garden is looking to improve on slumping summer sales. Darden Restaurants Inc. reported U.S. same-restaurant sales for the first quarter to be approximately  -1.3 percent for Olive Garden.

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2 comments

  • Karen

    Couldn’t get on website for pasta pass it didn’t have anywhere to sign up. I called was on phone 15 mins they said to go on website well hello no place for a buyers place.

  • Oingo Boingo

    seven weeks of this meal plan is 100% sure fire path to diabetes, cancer and heart disease. 2,510 calories per meal. If you eat a normal breakfast even if it was very low calorie you would still be consuming 5,020 calories per day for lunch and dinner. Since it is an “All You Can Eat” promotion that encourages customers to pig out and ask for more than one portion and get seconds. Anyone with normal weight and a good figure could easily gain 40 pounds within the 7 week promotion. White flour bread and white Flour pasta identical to white sugar on the glycemic index and you get the exact same of insulin surge from white sugar as from white flour/white pasta. I suppose for very poor people who do not earn enough money for 3 meals a day will sign up for this promotion and this type of crap meal plan will serve to increase death rates with diabetes, cancer and heart disease. The salads served at this restaurant are lame and it is anemic pale head lettuce with tasteless pale anemic tomato, drenched in high calorie salad dressing…….hardly what consists of a healthy vegetable serving. The salad dressing alone packs on about 350 calories.

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