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Meet the Faces Of Olive Garden

June 04, 2015

By: Darden Restaurants,

Meet the Faces Of Olive Garden

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We are so pleased to introduce some of the faces that help make guest experiences great every day. We couldn't do it without them. These are the Faces of Olive Garden.

At Darden, we're passionate about food, but ultimately, what we do comes down to our people. We believe that for our employees it is not just jobs, but instead about opportunities to build rewarding careers.

More than 150,000 employees come to work in our restaurants every day.

From greeting guests at the front door, to making sure the food they enjoy is prepared with the utmost care, our people are our most valuable resource. That is why we are so pleased to introduce some of the faces that help make guest experiences great every day. We couldn’t do it without them.

Introducing Faces of Olive Garden.

Each week, we will introduce one of many amazing team members who work at The Olive Garden. You’ll hear their stories, their best experiences and learn why they enjoy working in a fun, supportive environment that makes them feel like part of our family.

Meet Enrique Andrade. 

Enrique is a General Manager who has worked at Olive Garden for 25 years.  Enrique joined the Olive Garden family as a dishwasher. After following a desire to learn more about prep work, Enrique asked for the opportunity to help prep some food items in the kitchen. From then on Enrique learned that by just asking for chances to learn something new, the opportunities to grow a career are endless. Enrique worked his way up the ranks from Line Cook to manager and finally General Manager.  He attributes his success to believing in himself.

To see more Faces of Olive Garden quotes, videos and more on our Twitter page and YouTube channel. And to learn more about team member opportunities, please visit our career page.

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