Red Lobster is an American casual dining restaurant chain that is owned and operated by Darden Restaurants, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, Florida. The company also has operations in Canada, the United Arab Emirates, and Japan. As of May 29, 2011, there are 698 Red Lobster locations worldwide.
Red Lobster was founded in 1968 by entrepreneurs Bill Darden and Charley Woodsby. Originally billed as a "Harbor for Seafood Lovers", the first restaurant in Lakeland, Florida, was followed by several others throughout the southeast. In 1970, General Mills acquired Red Lobster as a five-unit company. With new backing, the chain expanded rapidly in the 1980s.
Cheese Garlic Sticks
Red Lobster Cheese Garlic Sticks
1/3 cup butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups Bisquick baking mix
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded fine
Preheat oven to 425ºF. Heat margarine or butter in 13 x 9-inch pan in oven until melted. Stir in garlic powder. Combine baking mix, water and cheese until soft dough forms. Gently smooth dough into a ball on floured cloth-covered surface. Knead 5 times. Roll dough into 10 x 6-inch rectangle. Cut lengthwise is half; cut each half into 12 sticks, about 3/4-inch wide. Roll each stick in margarine or butter in pan. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown