Management Jobs | Olive Garden


of Senior Vice Presidents of Operations are promoted from within


of General Managers and Directors of Operations are promoted from within


Olive Garden restaurants and 1,700+ Darden restaurants to explore

The Benefits For Our Leaders

Benefits for U.S. and Canada locations may differ slightly.

  • Competitive base salary and achievable quarterly bonus eligibility
  • Weekly pay
  • Regularly work no more than 50 hours per week
  • One weekend off per month and 2 days off per week
  • Company-paid short-term disability and life insurance
  • Discounts at over 100,000 merchants (cellphones, day care, clothes and more)
  • Tuition reimbursement and student loans
  • 401(k) with a match up to 120% on the first 6% of earnings
  • 3 weeks paid time off in your first year
  • Immediate eligibility for medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Company-paid retirement benefit of 1.5% of eligible salary
  • Darden Employee Stock Purchase program at 15% discount

We invest in your growth

  • 11 weeks training for new managers
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Ongoing development through:

    - Mentoring - Continuous coaching

    -Taking on new responsibilities - Certifications

Students: Give your career a head start


We offer Restaurant Management Internships for students who are currently enrolled in a Hospitality/Restaurant Management program. Stay in touch by joining our Talent Network.


If you have salaried management experience and a strong passion for culinary excellence and guest service, you could start with us as a Service/Bar Manager or Culinary Manager.


Our hourly team member opportunities are a great way to earn and gain experience in the fast-paced restaurant industry. Last year, 50% of our Managers were promoted from Team Member positions.

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