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Does a $300 pass for daily unlimited Olive Garden pasta sound delicious?

Posted at 6:00 PM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 19:47:44-04

Eaters, prepare to grab your pasta bowls every day if you want.

Olive Garden restaurants are bringing back their popular Pasta Pass promotion for those who love to gorge themselves repeatedly with their Italian food.

This year, the Olive Garden is offering a year-long pasta binge for the price of $300.

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Lucky owners will be able to munch on 52 weeks of unlimited servings of diners’ favorite pastas, sauces and toppings with the card. And of course, the main course will be accompanied by unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks.

The best part? Eaters can visit the restaurant every day if they can stomach it.

The passes will go on sale at 1 p.m. Thursday at And if past history is any indication, these bad boys will be gobbled up pretty quickly.

There’s fine print. Only 1,000 annual pasta passes will be available for purchase. And it’s valid only for dine-in meals, not for online or to-go orders.

But for less than a dollar a day, trips to the restaurant could be worth it for the most diligent Olive Garden eaters.

And according to the company, the promotion sparks a cascade of fans who are interested.

“We have the most passionate fans who look forward to Pasta Pass and Never Ending Pasta Bowl throughout the year, and they’ve made it clear that eight weeks just isn’t long enough,” Jennifer Arguello, executive vice president of marketing for Olive Garden, said in a statement.

For those not quite ready to plunge into a year-long pasta commitment, the company will sell another product. Olive Garden will be offering 23,000 of its standard eight-week pasta pass covering Sept. 24 through Nov. 18. The $100 cost is about $2 per day.

And the promotion ends just before Thanksgiving — America’s most favorite gluttonous holiday.