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Darden Reviews in San Francisco, CA

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Pros
  • Flexible schedule and the ability to walk with cash in hand are the best perks of this job (in 52 reviews)

  • flexible hours and availability to trade shifts with other servers (in 33 reviews)


Cons
  • Very long hours that are not equivalent to the compensation package (in 29 reviews)

  • Current environment is hard on work/life balance (in 13 reviews)

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    Former Employee - Server in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Server in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Darden

    Pros

    Coworkers were the main reason you stay here at Darden (my case is Olive Garden). Pay varies from night to night, you could make $200 one Saturday night, then make only $40 the next. Half off of food during your shift is a bonus. Overall friendly, non-competitive work environment between co-workers.

    Cons

    Incompetent management made working here difficult. Over my two year stay at my location, I had 9 different managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on new training videos & programs. Teach comprehensive product knowledge rather than rushing through each item.

    Doesn't Recommend
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