Darden
3.4 of 5 674 reviews
www.darden.com Orlando, FL 5000+ Employees

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Rewarding but frustrating

Manager (Former Employee)
Orlando, FL

ProsGreat benefits, good salary, some career advancement opportunities in Marketing and Finance

ConsSlow to go to market with new products, lags the industry in innovation
Reward and recognition system has room for improvement

Advice to Senior ManagementGet back to the basics of running good restaurants and focus less on driving business with incentives and promotions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I worked at Olive Garden and I loved it very much and made really great money there.

    Server (Former Employee)
    Lincoln, AL

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


    Pros: The management, co-workers, money was great Cons: I really don't have any. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good Company to Work For

    Server Assistant (Current Employee)
    Coral Gables, FL

    I have been working at Darden part-time


    Pros: Great People, NIce Restaurant, Decent Pay Cons: Not too many bad things about this company Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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