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"Great company, with benefits"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Service Assistant in Anaheim, CA
Current Employee - Service Assistant in Anaheim, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Darden part-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

It was a great learning experience, started serving and promoted to supervisor.

Cons

The management does not always know how to retain and promote good employees. I left because they were making it hard to move forward. But I think it was a personal issue and I'm sure it's not he same with all the company.

Advice to Management

Keep motivated employees.

Other Employee Reviews for Darden

  1. "Okay place for experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Prep Cook in Costa Mesa, CA
    Current Employee - Prep Cook in Costa Mesa, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Darden part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Willing to teach if employee wants to better they position. scheduling is not an issue, good health benefits and 401K. Very easy and not challenging job to have as a prep cook.

    Cons

    Don't really cook like a real kitchen. everything is pre-made except the vegetables and meat.

    Advice to Management

    No comments for this section.


  2. "Seasons 52 A joke, go to the frozen section in your supermarket..."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Darden full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, fair salary, poor training. Quality of food is a joke

    Cons

    Poor training program, a lot of online training you have to share 1 computer with 8 other people. Management not engaged to help with training, you are like a cog on a wheel to them...and the food is not fresh is they make it out to be. All sauces, soups, etc come out of a bag and are frozen. Same thing with the desserts...made in a factory and squished into a square like shot glass...scallops and seafood are frozen. Scallops come IQF frozen in large brown box and needs to be slacked on trays in the walking...kudos to freshness and the menu changing once a week...this isn't a chef position...a mediocre kitchen manager at best....don't let the 52 seasons in a year ever changing menu fool you...go to Wegman's to get better quality food and cool your own for less...

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