Olive Garden is a family of local restaurants that is the leader in the highly competitive Italian segment of casual dining. The company currently operates over 750 restaurants in the United States and Canada. We employ over 77,000 and our sales exceeded 3.1 Billion in fiscal year 2008. Olive Garden is one of four restaurant divisions of Darden Restaurants, Inc. headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Darden Restaurants, Inc. operates six distinct restaurant concepts, including Olive Garden, Red Lobster, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Capital Grille and Seasons 52. In fiscal year 2008, annual sales for Darden Restaurants, Inc. totaled more than 6.63 Billion. Darden Restaurants, Inc. is the largest publicly traded casual dining company in the world, and is a Fortune 500 company.

Restaurant Manager

Job Description

The restaurant manager is responsible for leading department-level restaurant operations; models and demonstrates leadership that is grounded in the Darden Core Values.  Successful performance is measured by consistent delivery of balanced results through our systems, methods and procedures from the perspective of all our stakeholders. This leads to sustained growth in sales and profits achieved through personal, people, business and results leadership.


Job Requirements

Job Requirements
* Current, salaried management experience in a high- volume full service restaurant is preferred
* Strong passion for culinary excellence and guest service
* Proven ability to develop team
* Knowledge of systems, methods and processes that contribute to great execution
* Stable job history which demonstrates upward career and salary progression

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