Darden is proud to employ 165,000 men and women who create exceptional dining experiences for our guests every day in more than 1,600 restaurants across the country. Here at our Restaurant Support Center in Orlando, more than 1,000 of our team members work in a variety of functions to help our restaurant teams create those memorable experiences.
Whether you’re supporting a single brand or our portfolio of differentiated brands, you’ll find the work challenging, our results-oriented culture energizing, and our passion for serving others contagious. You’ll also enjoy numerous benefits, including:
- Day 1 Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
- Annual bonus award
- Retirement plans (401k) with company contribution
- Paid vacation
- Additional paid days off referred to as flex time
- Plus nine paid holidays per year
- Dining discounts in our restaurants for you and your guests
- Onsite Fitness Center and Wellness Center
- Tuition reimbursement
- Casual dress every day
- And much, much, more...
Darden is an equal opportunity employer.
Finance & Accounting
At Darden, our Finance and Accounting teams are responsible for more than just crunching numbers. They work closely with our Restaurant Operations team to provide insights and recommendations on how to optimize the business.
Our Restaurant Finance teams focus on:
- Marketing Analysis
- Operational Analysis
- Planning Analysis
Our Corporate Finance teams focus on:
- Corporate Planning and Analysis
- Risk Management
- Business Analytics
- Corporate Reporting
- Property Accounting
- Revenue Accounting
- Accounts Payable and Inventory Accounting
- Product Planning and Analysis
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Darden embraces innovation and technology. That’s why we’re proud to have a team of skilled Information Technology professionals that enable us to operate our restaurants more efficiently and better serve our guests. From internally developed programs to launching new Point-of-Sale and Online Ordering platforms, our IT team is instrumental in helping us enhance the guest and team member experience in our restaurants.
Information Technology also plays a critical role in executing and protecting Darden’s overall business strategy. Our IT team is dedicated to implementing business solutions and maintaining a secure infrastructure to support our restaurants and the RSC every day.
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Darden’s portfolio boasts eight differentiated brands, each with its own distinct personality. Our passionate team of Marketing professionals works to nurture and grow each brand, while staying true to its identity. Each brand has its own marketing team that is responsible for developing the overall brand strategy and bringing it to life through a variety of channels. In order to do so, they regularly interact with guests to understand their needs.
Our Digital Marketing team works with each Brand Marketing team to develop a digital strategy that leverages the latest tools and technology in a brand-appropriate manner.
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Supply Chain & Purchasing
Great food starts with quality ingredients that are sustainably sourced, and our Supply Chain and Purchasing experts work hard every day to honor that commitment. In addition to partnering with top suppliers around the globe to bring quality ingredients to our kitchens, this team is also responsible for procuring everything we need to run our restaurants – from the equipment we use to prepare a meal, to the table where it’s served.
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Today, 165,000 people work together to make Darden a global leader in hospitality. From identifying and hiring individuals who a have a passion to serve and the desire to win, to implementing our extensive training and on-boarding practices, our Human Resources teams play a critical role in the success of each of our restaurants.
As one of the 40 largest employers in the United States, we know our team members are the key to our success. That’s why we have a dedicated team of Employee Relations experts, who assist our restaurant managers and team members with any employment issues. We also have centralized Compensation, Benefits, Payroll, HRIS, and Inclusion & Diversity teams focused on serving the needs of the business.
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Darden’s Law team is made up of attorneys and specialists who are not only legal experts, but also have a strong business acumen and understand the unique aspects of the restaurant industry. Our Law team does it all—labor and employment, real estate, litigation, commercial law, intellectual property, business ethics and compliance, corporate and securities law—and they’re committed to leveraging this knowledge to help guide our restaurants and support the company’s needs.
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Real Estate & Development
When are you going to open an Olive Garden in my town? We would love a LongHorn Steakhouse in our community. These are common refrains our Real Estate and Development team hear on a daily basis. Darden owns and operates more than 1,600 restaurants, serving 380 million guests a year, and we continue to grow. Our Real Estate and Development team plays a key role in supporting our growth by working closely with the leadership teams on site selection, asset management, design, construction and remodels for all seven of our restaurant brands.
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Every day our Facilities Management team works to ensure our restaurants are well-maintained and operating optimally, so our team members in the field can focus on best serving our guests. These professionals partner closely with our restaurant management teams and vendors to make sure we are providing the best possible environment for our guests and team members.
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