Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis, Jr
Clarence Otis, Jr
112 Ratings

    A well run ship on chaotic waters.

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    Former Employee - Culinary Assistant
    Former Employee - Culinary Assistant

    I worked at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants full-time for more than 5 years


    Darden sets up a fantastic system to run their restaurants. The numbers at the end of the year say it all, this place is professional... at least on the books.


    It's so easy to say everything that ever went wrong was the managers' fault... partially this is true, but I think too many of their managers feel this overwhelming pressure from above that causes unnecessary stress that in turn leaks all over their employees. Some of my most stressful years were in this restaurant because of that. I knew too many managers in my time there that lived in fear of what their regional or even sometimes general manager would say or do.

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    Your job is NOT easy, no matter what some of the employees say. That said, remember that they know almost nothing about what you go through with your management and above.

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurants Interviews

Updated Sep 28, 2014
Updated Sep 28, 2014

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    The interview process went well. Received my schedule and had great training. They are very good at training all the staff members. Everybody should know what to expect everyday.The communication is fantastic.

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Website www.olivegarden.com
Headquarters Orlando, FL
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

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