Compare Applebee's vs Olive Garden Italian Restaurants BETA

See how Olive Garden Italian Restaurants vs. Applebee's compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 3625 reviews)
3.5
(based on 3583 reviews)
Career Opportunities
2.9
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
3.6
Senior Management
2.9
3.1
Culture & Values
3.1
3.5
CEO Approval
Applebee's Ceo John Cywinski
60%John Cywinski
Olive Garden Italian Restaurants Ceo Gene Lee
78%Gene Lee
% Recommend to a friend
53%
66%
Positive Business Outlook
44%
52%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager400 Salaries
$49,811/yr
General Manager156 Salaries
$59,740/yr
Server At Applebees83 Salaries
$4/hr
Server420 Salaries
$4/hr
Service Manager48 Salaries
$52,831/yr
To Go Specialist58 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 176 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 142 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 310 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 160 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 225 reviews)
"Menu"(in 75 reviews)
"Soup and salad"(in 207 reviews)
"3 tables"(in 114 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Prep/Line Cook

I worked at Applebee's part-time for more than a year

Pros

The staff and management wonderful to work for

Cons

Night shift can do better. Like cooking things that they are out of and leave a clean area for.morning shift.

Advice to Management

I miss everyone and hope things are going great.

Current Employee - Server/Waiter

I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time for more than 5 years

Pros

walk home with money everyday

Cons

they took off the mandatory 20 percent for large parties

Advice to Management

loved the team

Job Postings