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Darden Overview

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www.darden.com
Orlando, FL
10000+ employees
1968
Company - Public (DRI)
Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
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

Darden Reviews

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Gene Lee
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    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Sales Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Darden full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Able to move up on company if willing to relocate

    Cons

    Long hours, more than 50 hours

    Advice to Management

    Performance is based on data

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Darden Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience
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Getting an Interview

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28%
10%
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Interview Difficulty

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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hickory, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Darden (Hickory, NC).

    Interview

    They inquired about sales skills and emphasized the importance of being a salesperson and server. They also provided a breath of information about the history of the company and Thier concerted effort to build loyalty of their clientele.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you sell a pack of artificial sweetener taken from the center of the table . what would be your sales pitch?   Answer Question
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Darden Awards & Accolades

  • CEI Rating: Perfect 100, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, 2015
  • Elite 100 Winner, InformationWeek, 2015
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