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Started out great

Server/Host/to Go Specialist/Prep (Former Employee) Aurora, CO

ProsIn the beginning, it was awesome, but the new CEO killed any reason to enjoy working with Darden. The new policies cut my pay by up to 8 dollars per hour.

ConsEverything since the new CEO took over.

Advice to Senior ManagementChange your tip share policy

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    hosts can't get raises after reaching the highest max

    Server/Host/to Go Specialist/Prep (Current Employee) Wilmington, NC

    I have been working at Darden part-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: I like workiing with others my age. I have liked most… Cons: The biggest con is that there are no benefits. To qualify for benefits you must work 40 hrs… Advice to Senior Management: Don't let experience staff suffer due to new hires. When corporate gets… More
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    What a mess

    Host (Former Employee) Lawrenceville, NJ

    I worked at Darden full-time for less than a year


    Pros: They offer medical benefits. Pretty flexible when it comes to… Cons: You pay an arm and a leg for the medical benefits. Management isn't the best. Managers often… Advice to Senior Management: There should be a better review of the management team… 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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