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Orlando, FL
10000+ employees
1968
Company - Public (DRI)
Casual Restaurants
$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


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#85)

Darden Reviews

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Darden CEO Gene Lee
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Darden part-time

    Pros

    Great environment to work in

    Cons

    Not enough hours to work

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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

Experience

Experience
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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Darden.

    Interview

    I applied online and was contacted within the same week. I was asked to come in to the restaurant for an interview. First interview was about 20 mins and it went well so I was asked to stay for a second interview with the Regional Director and that was about another 25 mins or so. About 10 mins after the second interview I was given the job on the spot.

    Interview Questions

    • When a guest seems unhappy and begins to complain about miscellaneous things, what is the first step in creating a solution? How do you compose yourself?   1 Answer
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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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