Darden

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Wonderful 10 year experience

General Manager (Former Employee) Virginia Beach, VA

ProsAbility to have input in your own restaurant as a General Manager

ConsLong hours to succeed- GM a good 60+ a week

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open to less hours overall so you don't burn out.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Olive Garden server earnings and Management suck for the amount of work expected!

    Server (Former Employee)

    I worked at Darden part-time for more than a year


    Pros: 50% off shift meals, co-workers are generally awesome, the ability… Cons: Darden is losing money so they are pandering to a much lower quality customer that don't know how to tip. It's become the McDonalds… Advice to Senior Management: Wait tables for a week or two before instituting your idiotic directives every week. You have no idea what goes on in your restaurants… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great company

    Director (Former Employee) Orlando, FL

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


    Pros: Strong culture, great corporate headquarters, very good benefits. Cons: Needs to improve on focusing on the most important work… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to focus on role accountability in order to clarify… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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