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Darden Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis Jr.
Clarence Otis Jr.
345 Ratings
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    Current Employee - Server  in  Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Server in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Darden full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Nice work place no doubt

    Cons

    No cons really I like this place

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    Keep it up up up

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Darden Interviews

Updated Sep 2, 2014
Updated Sep 2, 2014

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    Waitress Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 days - interviewed at Darden in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    apply online, got called the next day. had two interviews with two different managers, then i interviewed with the general manager, then you train, have to learn too much then you can start

    Interview Questions
    • the hardest question was how long did you plan to stay. pretty easy   View Answer
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Darden Awards & Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2012
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Website www.darden.com
Headquarters Orlando, FL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (DRI)
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

This company has cornered not one but two dining markets: seafood and "Hospitaliano." Darden Restaurants is the #1 casual-dining operator (in terms of revenue), with about 1,825 restaurants in the US and Canada. Its flagship chains include seafood-segment leader Red Lobster and top Italian-themed concept Olive Garden. Both chains cater to families by offering mid-priced menu items, themed interiors, and primarily suburban locations. Darden also operates the LongHorn Steakhouse chain, with about 330 outlets. Other dining concepts include The Capital Grille (upscale... More

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