Compare Red Lobster vs Olive Garden Italian Restaurants BETA

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

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2606 reviews)
3.5
(based on 3562 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.2
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
3.6
Senior Management
3.0
3.1
Culture & Values
3.3
3.5
CEO Approval
Red Lobster Ceo Kim Lopdrup
69%Kim Lopdrup
Olive Garden Italian Restaurants Ceo Gene Lee
79%Gene Lee
% Recommend to a friend
59%
66%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
52%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager310 Salaries
$51,854/yr
General Manager94 Salaries
$68,596/yr
Alley Coordinator19 Salaries
$11/hr
Server418 Salaries
$4/hr
Service Manager48 Salaries
$52,632/yr
To Go Specialist58 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 165 reviews)
"Good money"(in 140 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 309 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 159 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 110 reviews)
"Endless shrimp"(in 54 reviews)
"Soup and salad"(in 206 reviews)
"3 tables"(in 114 reviews)
Featured Review

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

Current Employee - Server/Bartender

I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time for less than a year

Pros

The atmosphere is very welcoming and there is a lot of room to grow within the company.

Cons

The strictness of the company can be a bit much sometimes.

Job Postings