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I enjoyed working for Longhorn Steakhouse, a Darden restaurant.

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Former Employee - Server  in  Independence, MO
Former Employee - Server in Independence, MO

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

Pros

The food was delicious leading to many regular customers.

Cons

The restaurant was not very busy near the end of my employment there, leading to less money in tips.

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More work to get more customers in the restaurant.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Amazing Opportunity to get a lot of Experience!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Darden full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Solid organization foundded on the basic premise of delivering good food in a nice environment.

    Cons

    Can be slow to implement change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have more open forums with manager lever and below.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Highly frustrating place to work. Inconsistent application of standards of conduct andacceptable limits for each teamme

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager

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

    Pros

    High quality of the food that is served and the facilities to train are excellent.

    Cons

    Higher levels of management although having high standards are inconsistent in disapline from line staff thru all levels of management. Depending on how well you are liked or what favors you have done for who will determine how fast your career will progress. Some are allowed to break rules or not follow procedure by casting a blind eye on violations of compay policy.

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    Treat people with dignity and respect in a fair and consistent manner.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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