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Newsmakers in business: Local Olive Garden general manager cited by company
Kayla LaPerrierre

Kayla LaPerriere, general manager of the Olive Garden in Gainesville, has achieved parent company Darden Restaurants’ Diamond Club status. This is the second time LaPerriere has received this recognition. She is one of 42 general managers selected from the more than 800 Olive Garden restaurants in North America.

“When guests walk through the doors of the Gainesville Olive Garden, they feel like part of our family thanks to leaders like Kayla,” Olive Garden President Dave George wrote in a press release. “Her passion for hospitality and creating a vibrant team member culture make her an incredible asset to both the Gainesville community and Olive Garden family.”

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