Red Lobster
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Company founder Bill Darden opened his first restaurant, The Green Frog, at age 19. Thirty years later, Bill brought his passion for seafood to Lakeland, Fla., where he debuted the first Red Lobster in 1968. Bill’s vision was to create a place where America could go for seafood for generations and where employees could fulfill their aspirations.

As it grew into a national brand, Red Lobster introduced guests to fresh dishes such as popcorn shrimp, calamari, snow crab and lobster – often for the first time. Over the years, the brand’s passion for fresh, delicious seafood has kept Red Lobster evolving. The restaurant introduced an award-winning Today’s Fresh Fish Menu, installed wood-fire grills in every restaurant in North America, trained staff to become seafood experts and most recently launched a new restaurant design, inspired by the New England coast.

To learn more, visit the Red Lobster website.