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Line Cook (Former Employee) Anchorage, AK

ProsManagers are willing to work with you. Lot of help. Good pay.

ConsSome weeks have good amount of hours, to the next week having few hours. Huge employee overturn. Normally crowed kitchen, not much room for employees working on line.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't hire to many employees and then not have anywhere to put them.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It was great time in my life for supporting me while I finished college.

    Bartender (Former Employee) Orlando, FL

    I worked at Darden full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros: Health insurance, flexible schedule, good money Cons: Extra cleaning at server wages Advice to Senior Management: Quit cutting corners on quality and freshness of food More
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    New company policy makes this a horrible company to work for.

    Server (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Darden part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: It was a good company to work for when they allowed employees to work full time. New policy limits all employees to 25 hours… Cons: The tips working here are much less than the majority of other restaurants. This is because you have an hour and… Advice to Senior Management: Drop the 28 hour maximum rule or hire someone to do all the side… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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