Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
Interviews for Top Jobs at Darden
- Server (67)
- Restaurant Manager (13)
- Hostess (8)
- Line Cook (7)
- Waitress (6)
- Manager (6)
- Busser (5)
- Bartender/Server (4)
- Olive Garden Host (4)
- Server Assistant (4)
- Marketing (3)
- Bartender (3)
- Brand Manager (2)
- Senior Financial Analyst (2)
- Server/Host/to Go Specialist/Prep (2)
- Finance Intern (2)
- Dish Washer (2)
- Food Server (2)
- Financial Analyst (2)
- Waiter (2)
- Associate Brand Manager (2)
- Certified Trainer (2)
- Web Analyst (1)
- Analyst (1)
- Senior Systems Engineer (1)
- Sever (1)
- Server/Bartender (1)
- Server/Waiter (1)
- General Manager (1)
- Kitchen Manager (1)
I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Darden (Chambersburg, PA) in May 2014.
Scheduled interview, sat down with manager, typical questions, very polite and forward. Took a long time from when I applied for the position to receive a call for possible employment. 1:1 interview. Wasn't a difficult interview; you either were qualified and suited for the job or you weren't.
- Do you have full availability, do you have any prior experience? 1 Answer
Other Interview Reviews for Darden
Busser InterviewNo OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 days – interviewed at Darden in October 2012.
I applied online and a few days later they sent me an email telling me to call the manager within the next two days. I called them a day later and set up an interview. When I arrived at the interview, the manager admitted he didn't even have time to review my application so he did it in front of me. He seemed nice and confident until he asked me what I'm doing for work now. I said Nothing this would be my first job. He said because of my experience and their budget they wouldn't be able to train me.
Busser InterviewAccepted OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
The process took 1 day – interviewed at Darden (Beavercreek, OH) in January 2008.
I was referred by a good friend, my interview was basically a sit down with the manager to explain when I was available, etc.
- When is your availability? 1 Answer
There is no negotiation, the only thing you can do there is get in good with the scheduling manager so you get the money shifts.
Busser InterviewAccepted OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
The process took 1 day – interviewed at Darden in May 2007.
Simply walked into the restaurant and spoke with a manager about any openings he had. He told me about the position, the company, and had me fill out an application on the spot. I hadn't even been the restaurant business before, so I asked him what a fair wage for a busser was and he told me one. I added a quarter to what he said, and was hired at my price. The actual interview consisted just of some softball, easy questions. Spoke one on one with two different managers, and they offered the job to me after the second manager spoke to me. They did call a reference I put down on my application while the second manager was interviewing me, so be ready to give a number for someone who'll give you a good reference.
- Why do you want to be a busser? 1 Answer
Busser InterviewAccepted Offer
I applied and was called in to interview within a week. The interview lasted almost an hour where I was asked a series of questions regarding my customer service background and education. I was given a personality test and told I would be hearing from them. I was called within a week and offered to start training the next day.
- I was asked if I was organized and what I do to stay organized. 1 Answer
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