Darden
3.4 of 5 602 reviews
www.dardenrestaurants.com Orlando, FL 5000+ Employees

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Server (Former Employee)
Tempe, AZ (US)

I worked at Darden full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFlexible schedule. High hourly rate considering flexibility and skill set required.

Cons100% expendable. Employees are held in very low regard.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive responsibility and trust to get best performance from employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The worst place I've ever worked for

Busser/Host (Current Employee)
Columbus, OH (US)

I have been working at Darden full-time for less than a year


Pros: They give you free meals during training, thats the ONLY… Cons: I've never once got a break there, worked for 8 hours, didnt get a lunch break or any other kind of break, its pathetic that… Advice to Senior Management: Offer breaks, listen to the employee about what days they… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Good Benefits and flexible schedules, No job security

Server (Former Employee)
Wayne, NJ (US)

I worked at Darden full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Good benefits if your willing to pay for them, Flexible… Cons: at times strict policies and procedures. Corporate will always try and screw you over… Advice to Senior Management: Hourly employee's are the workforce that help make the company money, maybe taking a little… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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