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Olive Garden Italian Restaurants Reviews

Updated April 23, 2018
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  1. "Serve tables"

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    Current Employee - Server in Owasso, OK
    Current Employee - Server in Owasso, OK
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Laid back, with easy money

    Cons

    not consistent, shifts are short


  2. "OG Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Fun place to work, hours are very flexible and am able to get all the days off I need.

    Cons

    Some of the shifts can be long, and you can end up having to stay after sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. Great place to work and the benefits are great too. Keep the dress code enforced too.

  3. "Great company to work for."

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    Former Employee - To Go Specialist in Columbus, GA
    Former Employee - To Go Specialist in Columbus, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    always works with school schedule

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.


  4. "enjoyment"

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    Current Employee - To Go Specialist/Hostess in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - To Go Specialist/Hostess in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    benefits
    friends
    oppurtunities
    helpers
    days off
    room ro move up

    Cons

    not enough hours
    emloyees
    not enough money
    dishonest employees
    to friendly employees


  5. "Okay for a while"

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    Current Employee - Hostess in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Hostess in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent discount for both during a shift (50%) and days off (25% for up to seven people and to-go) Many options for uniform, which is nice.

    Cons

    It can be hard to get the hours you want, busy times can be stressful if your working with the wrong people.


  6. "Great employees"

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    Current Employee - Togo Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Togo Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    50% off food while working and 25% on dine in

    Cons

    You never know when you will get off.


  7. "Server/Bartender"

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    Former Employee - Server/Bartender
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company, fun environment, great management and team

    Cons

    Can only have three-table sections because of making unlimited soup, salad, and breadsticks

  8. "Good Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time

    Pros

    Easy Job nice staff overall

    Cons

    None that concern me very much


  9. "I've stayed at Olive Garden for so.long because I work with amazing people and I've been there for 6 years."

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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Awesome co workers, sometimes decent money, flexible

    Cons

    The money can be horrible some days


  10. "Waiter server"

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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Bowling Green, KY
    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Bowling Green, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Olive Garden Italian Restaurants full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They treat you like family. Absoultly love my job.

    Cons

    Have no complaints job is amazing

    Advice to Management

    Continue to strive for excellence


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