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.




Garlic Grilled Shrimp

Red Lobster Garlic Grilled Shrimp
Copycat Recipe

Serves 2 - 4

2 lbs shrimp, peeled, deveined
2 garlic cloves, minced
dash worchester sauce
1/2 cup butter
3 lemons, juice of
pepper to taste

Saute garlic in butter. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice, pepper & Worcestershire. Stir marinade.
Add shrimp. Marinate for 30 minutes. Put shrimp on skewers. Cook on George Forman grill until shrimp turn pink. Just a few minutes. Watch closely and do not over cook shrimp.

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