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09/17/2014 10:08 am ET Updated Sep 17, 2014

The Real Olive Garden Scandal: Why Greedy Hedge Funders Suddenly Care So Much About Breadsticks

AP

Last week, you may have noticed a kooky story about a hedge fund named Starboard Value chastising Olive Garden for handing out too many unlimited breadsticks at a time, and failing to salt its pasta water. The snarky 294-page presentation highlighted everything wrong with Olive Garden, along with recommendations to fix it. And there was much laughter.

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