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Darden Overview

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Orlando, FL
10000+ employees
1968
Company - Public (DRI)
Casual Restaurants
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors

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The Darden family of restaurants features some of the most recognizable and successful brands in full-service dining: Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's and Yard House. Through subsidiaries, we own and ... Read more

Mission: To Nourish and Delight Everyone We Serve


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#85)

Darden Reviews

  • "It all depends on Management"

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    Former Employee - Chef in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Chef in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Darden full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great teamwork mentality, when the right people are brought in it makes the galley efficient.

    Cons

    Long days, stressful and busy during high demand.

    Advice to Management

    Support your team. Enthusiasm rides on your influence.

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Darden Photos

Darden photo of: Darden Restaurant Support Center Wearing purple for Spirit Day to take a stand against bullying
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Darden photo of: Olive Garden Italian Kitchen
Darden photo of: Bahama Breeze
Darden photo of: Darden Restaurant Support Center showing support for National Wear Red Day for Heart Health
Darden photo of: Eddie V's
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Darden Interviews

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    Interview

    It was not a very hard interview at all. It was very simple to get through and I thought the process was what is to be expected for an interview.

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Darden Awards & Accolades

  • CEI Rating: Perfect 100, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2015
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune Magazine, 2014
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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