Olive Garden "Pasta Pass" offers Italy option

Ivan Schwartz
September 13, 2017

For $100, the pasta passes provide eight weeks of unlimited pasta, soup or salad, and breadsticks. This year the Italian-style chain will celebrate the 22nd anniversary of the Never Ending Pasta Bowl. If you're the lucky holder of one of these "Pasta Passports" you'll be able to travel to Italy for only $200 (I may not be American, but even I know that's cheap).

The Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Pass promotion will return with passes on sale starting at 2 p.m. EST Thursday, Sept. 14.

This year, the promotion got more interesting, with a new "Pasta Passport to Italy".

Stops will include Siena, Florence, Assisi, Rome, Vatican City, and Pisa.

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Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Pass promotion goes on sale Thursday, and the promotion begins September 25 and runs for eight weeks.

The 50 available "passports" will go on sale at the same time as the traditional passes. Roundtrip airfare, hotel, optional excursions and food are included.

Burger King in Japan also hosts an all-you-can-eat Whopper challenge regularly that invites customers to eat all the burgers they can in 30 minutes for around US$11.

Olive Garden's pasta pass is back.Olive GardenOlive Garden's never-ending pasta pass is back. Last year, all 21,000 pasta passes sold out in one second, according to Olive Garden.

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