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FILE - In this May 22, 2014, file photo, patrons exit an Olive Garden restaurant, a Darden brand, in Short Pump, Va. On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Darden reports financial results. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Rejoice pasta lovers! Olive Garden is serving up its largest 'Unlimited Pasta Pass' sale.


Pasta lovers rejoice! Olive Garden's unlimited pasta pass is back and the restaurant chain's promotion is bigger than ever. 

According to CNN, 21,000 unlimited pasta passes will go on sale Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. EST. That's 10 times more passes than were made available last year, when 2,000 were up for grabs. 

Here's how the unlimited pasta pass works: 

Each of the passes cost $100, and diners get unlimited pasta bowls, soft drinks, salad and bread sticks for seven weeks. 

The passes, which look sort of like a pasta credit card, can only be used Oct. 3 through Nov. 20. 

And yes: This year, chicken alfredo will also be included in the deal. 

"Last year, we saw our Pasta Pass holders use their passes an average of 28 times over the seven-week promotion, often bringing along groups of friends," Jose Duenas, executive vice president of marketing for Olive Garden, told Bloomberg. 

In fact, last year's passes were so popular, they sold out in less than a minute. 

Olive Garden told CNN that once the one-hour sale is over, 21 additional passes will be put up for auction on eBay. The company has promised to donate all proceeds to the nonprofit Feeding America. 

The people have spoken, and they are ready for pasta.

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