Brainerd Area News

BREAKING: Baxter Olive Garden Restaurant CLOSING

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Well, steal my breadsticks and dump my Alfredo… One of my family’s favorite spots to eat is no longer…

UPDATE(3:30 pm):

This afternoon Olive Garden replied with the following:

“…our Baxter location will be closing this weekend. This is a tough day for everyone in the Olive Garden family…We continually evaluate the performance of all of our restaurant locations, and this difficult decision was made as part of that process.”

Original:

Olive Garden in Baxter is closing it’s doors. Multiple Facebook posts from employees this morning dropped the bread stick business bomb.

https://www.facebook.com/katelyn.pusc/posts/2099204336853563

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2271668349827518&set=p.2271668349827518&type=3&theater

One worker sited ‘lack of business’ as the reason for the Italian restaurant closing.

Calls placed to the local store and corporate offices went unanswered.

UPDATE(3:30 pm):

This afternoon Olive Garden replied with the following: “…our Baxter location will be closing this weekend. This is a tough day for everyone in the Olive Garden family…We continually evaluate the performance of all of our restaurant locations, and this difficult decision was made as part of that process.”