Olive Garden Introduces Never Ending Pasta For Life With First Ever ‘Lifetime Pasta Pass’
Pasta Pass and NEW Lifetime Pasta Pass Go on Sale Thursday, August 15
ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 12, 2019) – Olive Garden is removing the limits on “never ending” this year with the return of its Never Ending Pasta Pass and the introduction of the first-of-its-kind Lifetime Pasta Pass. The Lifetime Pasta Pass includes a lifetime of unlimited servings of guests’ favorite pastas, homemade sauces and toppings, accompanied by unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks.
“Olive Garden has always been known for Italian Generosity and making everyone feel like family, which is why we introduced our Pasta Pass five years ago,” said Jennifer Arguello, executive vice president of marketing for Olive Garden. “With the introduction of our new Lifetime Pasta Pass, we’re excited to be a part of our biggest fans’ memories around the table for years to come.”
Guests can purchase one of 24,000 Never Ending Pasta Passes for $100 (plus tax). At the time of purchase, the first 50 guests to complete their transaction and opt-in for a Lifetime Pasta Pass can upgrade for an additional $400 ($500 total, plus tax). Pasta Passes will go on sale beginning Thursday, August 15 at 2 p.m. ET at www.PastaPass.com for 30 minutes or until they are sold out. Guests are encouraged to visit the website early to join the online waiting room starting at 1:55 p.m. ET.
Nine weeks of unlimited access to Never Ending Pasta Bowl – one week longer than last year
Guests who claim one of the 24,000 Pasta Passes for $100 can enjoy nine weeks of access to unlimited pasta, homemade sauces, pasta toppings, soup or salad and breadsticks for the duration of the Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion from Sept. 23 through Nov. 24.
Lifetime Pasta Pass
A lifetime of unlimited access to pastas, homemade sauces and toppings, accompanied by unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks.
On Friday, Aug. 16, the day after the sale, the first 50 Never Ending Pasta Passholders who opted-in to the Lifetime Pasta Pass will be notified that they are the lucky few who can to upgrade to the Lifetime Pasta Pass for an additional $400 (plus tax). These recipients will receive a lifetime of unlimited pasta, homemade sauces, pasta toppings, soup or salad and breadsticks. This never-before offered pass will be paid off, on average, by the time you hit your 45th bowl, and available to use all day every day (except Thanksgiving and Christmas when Olive Garden restaurants are closed).
Never Ending Pasta Bowl
Throughout the Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion, beginning Sept. 23, all guests can enjoy unlimited servings of their favorite pasta combinations, homemade soup or salad and freshly baked breadsticks, starting at $10.99. Guests can choose from Never Ending pastas, homemade sauces and toppings to create their most craveable dishes. This year, a new Creamy Roasted Garlic sauce is added to the lineup.
For more information or to purchase a Never Ending Pasta Pass on August 15, visit www.PastaPass.com. Guests can join the conversation on social media with #PastaPass.
ABOUT OLIVE GARDEN
At Olive Garden, we know that life is better together and everyone is happiest when they’re with family. As the leader in the Italian dining segment, Olive Garden has more than 850 restaurants and employs more than 96,000 team members. Olive Garden is a division of Darden Restaurants. At Darden, our people equal our success, and we are proud to employ more than 175,000 team members in nearly 1,700 restaurants. Olive Garden is committed to making a difference in the lives of others in the local community. As part of this commitment, Olive Garden restaurants have donated more than 40 million pounds of food to local community food banks across the country. For more information, visit
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