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Darden Restaurants Inc., parent to the Olive Garden casual-dining brand, said the Omicron variant of COVID hit hard in January.

COVID variant puts damper on Olive Garden parent’s traffic, workers

In January, worker exclusions for Omicron were three times higher than monthly peak of Delta variant, says Ricardo Cardenas

The COVID Omicron variant put a damper on both restaurant traffic and employee availability during Darden Restaurants Inc.’s third quarter ended Feb. 27, the Olive Garden parent reported Thursday.

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