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Much of my professional development has come from the comprehensive training I received from Darden

Service Assistant (Former Employee) Manhattan Beach, CA

ProsDay One Health coverage. Weekly pay. 50% off meals when you work. 15% off when you visit the restaurant or one of the sister chains. Comprehensive training.

ConsMinimum consistency with set scheduling. Other than that no major problems

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the progressive training.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work. LOTS of options to take advantage of

    Certified Trainer and Server (Former Employee) Walker, MI

    I worked at Darden full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Can buy stock cheap. Benefits in a restaurant available immediately.… Cons: Management does not care if your a lifer or how well you do there for vacation time. You are given what you are given. They… Advice to Senior Management: Consider that people that are your backbone (ie been there for 5+ years) do not have to be retrained, do not cause additional… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great experience as a server. Side work was a little excessive.

    Server (Current Employee) Plano, TX

    I have been working at Darden full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Good money, flexible hours, benefits available the first day you're… Cons: Long hours because of side work. I work at Seasons 52 and the side work was pretty extensive. The main reason there is so much… Advice to Senior Management: Revisit the idea of having bussers at Seasons 52. It will free up time for servers so… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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