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  • www.darden.com
  • Orlando, FL
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1968
  • Company - Public (DRI)
  • Restaurants & Cafes
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

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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 operate more than 1 ...
Mission: To Nourish and Delight Everyone We Serve

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018(#85)

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Darden Reviews

3.9
78%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
Approve of CEO
Gene Lee
Gene Lee
511 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Great job to workout for a entry level"

May 12, 2022 - Server/Bartender in Salina, KS
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great team, good customer service skills, fun environment, chill managers

Cons

Money is based on tips plus 2.13 an hour. I usually make an average between 15-40$ an hour though.

Advice to Management

Management is great, just gotta work on hiring the right people
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Diversity & Inclusion at Darden

4.1
(352 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Darden Interviews

Experience
Positive71%
Negative12%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online57%
In Person23%
Employee Referral9%
Difficulty
2.3
Average
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  1. Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cutler Bay, FL
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Darden (Cutler Bay, FL)

    Interview

    My personal experience was positive. The first interview was with the direct manager. The second one was on the same day with the general manager. The process was very fast. The day after the interview we filled the paperwork and I started working the next day
    Interview

    Q: Why do you want to work for us?

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Darden Awards & Accolades

  • CEI Rating: Perfect 100Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index2015
  • Elite 100 WinnerInformationWeek2015

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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Darden FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Darden?

...Well paid lots of benefits emergency relief such as darden dimes 401 k savings plans they work very well with students and if you are in management you get a very decent amount of paid time off from what i hear....

February 28, 2021

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