Darden

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Needs improvement,horrible management and staff

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Current Employee - Server in Kansas City, MO
Current Employee - Server in Kansas City, MO

I have been working at Darden full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great food, great wine.. potential great money if manager didnt play favorites

Cons

management is horrible, very emotional, unprofessional

Advice to ManagementAdvice

hire new managers

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    It's great to be a manager, if yo don't have a family or value your personal time.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Darden full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay/benefits, pretty decent staff

    Cons

    Long hours; GM was very unprofessional;, reviews are unfair and very one-sided; very discouraging getting paid less for more work; bonus plan is absolutely ridiculous and almost impossible to achieve, especially in smaller markets; wore me down

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop making everyday fel like the world is coming to an end; hire more managers to work less hours because believe it or not, more an can down when the work is stretched out among more people; create a bonus structure that's fair and makes sense; give clearer paths in order to advance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    It was....ok.

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    Former Employee - Hostess in Rochester Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Hostess in Rochester Hills, MI

    I worked at Darden part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Decent starting pay. Hours aren't awful.

    Cons

    I wasn't scheduled for a whole month because the service manager "forgot" to schedule me after being an employee for a year. When I finally called to complain, the GM was told by the service manager that I already quit.
    Terrible management. Childish employees. Rude Customers. Hard to advance. Cliques.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to your staff and don't yell at employees in front of customers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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