Olive Garden to sell 22,000 unlimited pasta passes, plus 50 'passports' with vacation to Italy

Posted: 2:31 PM, Sep 12, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-14 21:15:16Z

Update: Olive Garden said all of its passes sold-out in less than one second on Thursday.

Olive Garden is bringing back its unlimited "Pasta Pass" promotion which allows passholders eight weeks of unlimited pasta bowls.

The restaurant plans to sell 22,000 passes at $100 each. The passes will go on sale Thursday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. Pacific Time (2 p.m. EDT) and will be on sale for 30 minutes.

They can be bought at .

Last year, the 21,000 passes that were up for grabs sold out in a second.

New this year is the " Pasta Passport to Italy ", which includes an all-expenses paid trip for two to Italy.

The 50 available "passports" will go on sale at the same time as the traditional passes. They will be $200 each, and include unlimited pasta and the vacation.

According to the fine print, the 8-day, 7-night Italy vacation will take place on April 7, 2018. Roundtrip airfare, hotel, optional excursions and food are included.

The unlimited pasta pass is good for free pasta between Sept. 25, 2017 and Nov. 19, 2017.

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