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Olive Garden is a family of local restaurants that is the leader in the highly competitive Italian segment of casual dining. The company currently operates over 850 restaurants in the United States and Canada. We employ over 95,000 team members who develop life-long friendships that extend far beyond the workplace. Olive Garden belongs to the Darden family of restaurants, which includes seven other well-established restaurant brands: LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's and Yard House. From its roots, Darden is committed to delivering genuine service to others. Whether it’s making an extra effort for a guest, helping our team members develop career skills or improving the communities we serve, the Darden family lives a culture that rewards caring for people. That defines service to us.

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Our Never Ending passion for 100% guest delight:
• We inspire a world with more human connection
• We take pride in doing it right the first time
• We welcome everyone as family and friends
Even though we have a common vision, we embrace and celebrate individual differences. At Olive Garden, inclusion and diversity are woven throughout the fabric of our family culture. Every day we strive to maximize our differences to support the business strategy, focused on winning against competitors, and to create an environment where all of our team members can reach their greatest potential.

Olive Garden is committed to providing career opportunities to Veterans and their families who have interest in the food service industry. We take pride in giving military families the support they deserve and value the extra touches of dedication, loyalty and honor they bring to our team.
Benefits At A Glance:
• Weekly pay
• Competitive pay
• Flexible schedules
• Ongoing training
• Meal discounts
• $1 Unlimited Soup, Salad & Breadsticks while working
• Discounts on cellphones, clothes, childcare & much more!
• Paid vacation
• Medical/dental insurance
• 401(k) savings plan
• Management career advancement opportunities
• High performing management teams and a select number of team members have the opportunity to win a trip to Italy
• And much more!
At Olive Garden, we want the experience of warmth and caring to extend beyond our restaurant walls and into every community where we live and serve. Throughout the U.S. and Canada we serve our communities through a variety of local efforts. For example, for over 15 years, every Olive Garden nationwide celebrates first responders on Labor Day by donating a special “thank you” lunch to a local organization. Through this annual initiative, more than 10,000 deliveries have been made to honor community heroes for their ongoing, dedicated service to local communities.

Olive Garden is a part of the Darden family of restaurants. At Darden, we understand that in order to encourage superior performance from our team members, we must create and maintain a compelling place to work - a place where people can grow and learn enduring life skills. Our goal is to make working at Olive Garden and Darden more than just a job. Developing our people is a cornerstone of our business model, and we're proud of the fact that:

• Together, Olive Garden and Darden promote nearly 1,000 team members a year into management.
• 50% of all of our restaurant managers come from our hourly ranks; and
• 99% of all our restaurant General Managers - are promoted from within.

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