About Olive Garden
Family is everything here at Olive Garden. Whether you're a guest or on our team, we want every person who walks through our doors to feel that we welcome, accept and care for them. This feeling of connection is especially strong among many of our 95,000+ team members who develop life-long friendships that extend far beyond the workplace.
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