Darden
3.4 of 5 675 reviews
www.darden.com Orlando, FL 5000+ Employees

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Encouragement to move forward within the company is a positive.

Bartender/Server (Current Employee)
Easton, PA

ProsTeam leaders who care about other employees.
Management that helps those interested in moving forward with their career.
Flexible hours.
Good benefits, and vacation pay for full-time employees.

ConsSame cons as any service industry profession.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more critical of those who want to advance in the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sucked the life out of Longhorn

    Server/Bartender (Former Employee)
    Nashville, TN

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


    Pros: Good advertising? Remodeled older Longhorns. Cons: They treat employees like a number, after RARE Hospitality had treated employees like family. After working for… Advice to Senior Management: Inform employees of all policies... Especially longtime employees that were acquired from RARE. And if a policy states that an employee… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Opportunities Await The Ambitious

    Culinary Manager (Current Employee)
    Indianapolis, IN

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


    Pros: -Opportunity for advancement and development to those who seek it -Benefits are outstanding from basic core benefits to corporate partnerships/perks -Working for a… Cons: -In order to be the best, it requires working longer than the mandatory 50hrs per week.… Advice to Senior Management: It is unrealistic to expect C-Level executives of such a large company to actually touch base with… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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