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Positive72%
Negative14%
Neutral14%
Getting an Interview
Applied online78%
In Person15%
Employee Referral5%
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I applied online. I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Interview

Super easy. I was asked about my strengths, weaknesses, past work, and achievements. I was also asked how I work under pressure and in high stress situations. I did prepare for it before hand but was glad because it was not necessary.

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Anonymous Employee

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Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

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Interview was easy. It was Just a few basic scenario questions and any prior serving or restaurant experience. We Talked about availability and compensation. It was short like about 15-20 minutes.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

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Very quick and easy process. You interview with two different managers. They go over the basics of the job & the Benefits that come with part or full time. Then they ask the standard questions of an interview.

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Anonymous Employee

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Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I applied in-person. I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Interview

Very light hearted and to the point. Asks questions about situational tasks that are part of the job, and as long as you answer those confidentially you will be good!

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  • How would you handle a customer that has an issue with your service, even when you are busy with other tables and the restaurant is on a wait?
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Interview

The process to interview was a simple phone call and then in person interview. This was a fast process and only took around two weeks to fully complete both interviews.

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Anonymous Employee

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Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Interview

One phone call and sit down interview. Asked about prior experience. Asked how I would handle certain situations. Asked how long I wanted to stay for. Discussed my availability. Offered job on spot.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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Negative Experience
Average Interview
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Interview

Walked in and waited 20 minutes for a 15 minute interview. When they were ready the interviewer asked me the same question over and over again just worded differently. It was annoying and horrible.

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  • What can you tell me about yourself? Do you have any hobbies? What else can you tell me about yourself?
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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Neutral Experience
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I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

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didn't ask very deep questions, just basic interview questions, very nice people you know so it was fine for me and stuff so yea cool awesome that's great I mean oh yea that's pretty cool so yea it was alright good luck everyone

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

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Positive Experience
Average Interview
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I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Interview

Came in with nice clothes and waited for a while because the managers were busy. Questions asked were things like why Olive Garden and job experience. Overall very nice and easy, calm and controlled.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Muskegon, MI

No Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants (Muskegon, MI) in Nov 2022

Interview

The first interview in person was Great. Scheduled another soon. Everyone was super friendly and personable and made the interview process smooth. They kept it somewhat brief and answered any questions I had thoroughly overall good experience.

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurants Interviews FAQs

Glassdoor users rated their interview experience at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants as 72.0% positive with a difficulty rating score of 2.00 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty). Candidates interviewing for Hostess and Host rated their interviews as the hardest, whereas interviews for Server and Server/Waiter roles were rated as the easiest.

The hiring process at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants takes an average of 9 days when considering 1,498 user submitted interviews across all job titles. Candidates applying for Server had the quickest hiring process (on average 8 days), whereas Host roles had the slowest hiring process (on average 10 days).

Common stages of the interview process at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants according to 1,498 Glassdoor interviews include:

One on One Interview: 42.11%

Presentation: 10.41%

Personality Test: 9.20%

IQ Intelligence Test: 8.43%

Skills Test: 6.63%

Background Check: 6.27%

Drug Test: 6.00%

Phone Interview: 5.37%

Other: 3.56%

Group Panel Interview: 2.03%

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