Darden

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good company to work for

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Line Cook in Altamonte Springs, FL
Current Employee - Line Cook in Altamonte Springs, FL

I have been working at Darden part-time (more than an year)

Pros

decent pay, good employees, good management, flexible schedule.

Cons

work load is overloaded due to cost control

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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  1.  

    I was an Olive Garden Host and Server

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    Former Employee - Olive Garden Host
    Former Employee - Olive Garden Host

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

    Pros

    Fun, Organized, you get to pick your hours and availability, managers were nice, co-workers become some of your best friends, pay raise every six months if you earn it, it's easy to get shifts covered last minute, and great team work! Hosts don't get a break unless you work a split shift, but I can say 95% of the time I didn't need one.

    Cons

    Shift managers can schedule you wrong and you get blamed for it. There's an unreasonable amount of drama and in order to stay away from drama you have to keep to yourself, but that causes people to think you are mean. Guests can be snobby... and I got a lot of bruises from all the sharp corners and moving the very heavy chairs across the restaurant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Although they need to be more polite to their employees I really did get along with my managers. Sunday Fundays were the best!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    It is a great company to start out your career

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Line Cook/Prep in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Line Cook/Prep in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Darden part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great entry level pay
    Anniversary Pay
    Vacation time

    Cons

    Expect doube shifts
    high kitchen turn-over rate
    low pay raise

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase Pay raise for higher evaluation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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