Darden FAQ

Have questions about working at Darden? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Darden.

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39 English questions out of 39

December 27, 2018

What is health insurance like at Darden?

Pros

The co workers and discount at multiple Darden restaurants

Cons

No health insurance benefits for servers

No health insurance benefits for servers

December 27, 2018

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July 6, 2019

What are perks and other benefits like at Darden?

Pros

Get paid every week great perks benefits

Cons

No organization no people SKILLS

Advice to Management

Communicate with your staff

Get paid every week great perks benefits

July 6, 2019

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November 17, 2020

Does Darden offer unlimited time off?

Pros

You’re able to get get shifts covered easily

Cons

Unlimited soup and salad sucks

Unlimited soup and salad sucks

November 17, 2020

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February 15, 2021

What is the retirement plan like at Darden?

Pros

Great people. The company has great benefits too. 6% match on 401k.

Cons

Long hours. Zero work life balance with schedule always changing.

6% match on 401k.

February 15, 2021

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March 10, 2019

What is paid time off like at Darden?

Pros

Benefits weregreat! Coworkers were wonderful! Longevity was celebrated! Money was decent! They were always doing something to thank the rank and file! Flexible hours! Lots of vacation and other PTO!

Cons

You had to have a degree to move upward.

Advice to Management

Have more “Work from home” positions available! I would come out of retirement for it!

Lots of vacation and other PTO!

March 10, 2019

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