Olive Garden adds Lifetime Pass to Never Ending Pasta Passes

Calling all Olive Garden fans! It’s that time of year again. Time to talk about the Never Ending Pasta Pass.

But this year there’s a twist.

Olive Garden is removing the limits on “never ending” this year with the return of its Never Ending Pasta Pass and the introduction of the first-of-its-kind Lifetime Pasta Pass, according to a news release.

“Olive Garden has always been known for Italian Generosity and making everyone feel like family, which is why we introduced our Pasta Pass five years ago,” said Jennifer Arguello, executive vice president of marketing for Olive Garden, said in the release. “With the introduction of our new Lifetime Pasta Pass, we’re excited to be a part of our biggest fans’ memories around the table for years to come.”

You’ll have to act fast. There will only be 24,000 Never Ending Pasta Passes sold for $100 (plus tax). The first 50 guests to complete their transaction can opt-in for a Lifetime Pasta Pass for an additional $400 ($500 total, plus tax).

Set an alert.

Pasta Passes will go on sale at 2 p.m. Aug. 15 at www.PastaPass.com for 30 minutes or until they are sold out. The online waiting room will open at 1:55 p.m. ET.

More details from the release:

Never Ending Pasta Pass

  • 24,000 available
  • $100 each
  • Nine weeks of unlimited access to Never Ending Pasta Bowl – one week longer than last year

Guests who claim one of the 24,000 Pasta Passes for $100 can enjoy nine weeks of access to unlimited pasta, homemade sauces, pasta toppings, soup or salad and breadsticks for the duration of the Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion from Sept. 23 through Nov. 24.

Lifetime Pasta Pass

  • 50 available
  • $500 each
  • A lifetime of unlimited access to pastas, homemade sauces and toppings, accompanied by unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks.

On Friday, Aug. 16, the day after the sale, the first 50 Never Ending Pasta Passholders who opted-in to the Lifetime Pasta Pass will be notified that they are the lucky few who can to upgrade to the Lifetime Pasta Pass for an additional $400 (plus tax). These recipients will receive a lifetime of unlimited pasta, homemade sauces, pasta toppings, soup or salad and breadsticks. This never-before offered pass will be paid off, on average, by the time you hit your 45th bowl, and available to use all day every day (except Thanksgiving and Christmas when Olive Garden restaurants are closed).

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