March 25, 2016 1208 Lake Whitney Drive Windermere, FL 34786 (July 25th, 2016)
Thank you for your contributions to Darden. This Agreement (the "Agreement") will confirm your termination of employment from one or more subsidiaries of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (Darden Restaurants, Inc. and its subsidiaries hereinafter referred to as the "Company") on March 9, 2016(the "Separation Date"). On the Separation Date, you ceased to be actively employed by the Company, and you will become eligible, subject to the terms stated below, to receive the separation benefits described below. This letter sets forth our mutual understanding of the terms of your separation.