Compare Darden vs Red Lobster BETA

See how Red Lobster vs. Darden compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1564 reviews)
3.4
(based on 2606 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.6
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
3.0
Work-life balance
3.4
3.3
Senior Management
3.2
3.0
Culture & Values
3.7
3.3
CEO Approval
Darden Ceo Gene Lee
84%Gene Lee
Red Lobster Ceo Kim Lopdrup
69%Kim Lopdrup
% Recommend to a friend
75%
59%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
45%

Salaries

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$53,282/yr
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$89,375/yr
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$58,693/yr
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$51,854/yr
Underwriting Service Assistant323 Salaries
$25,626/yr
General Manager94 Salaries
$68,596/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 108 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 64 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 165 reviews)
"Good money"(in 140 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 68 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 23 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 110 reviews)
"Endless shrimp"(in 54 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Hostess

I have been working at Darden full-time for more than a year

Pros

Management is a joy to work with

Cons

Hours can be exhausting

Former Employee - Server

I worked at Red Lobster full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great hours, management, and flexibility, learning

Cons

None this was a great company to work for

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