Management Jobs | Olive Garden

Great culture starts with great leadership


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


Give your career a head start

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

New GradsIf 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.

Still In School?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.