Darden's Citizenship Commitment: People

Darden's Citizenship Commitment: People

What We Do Starts With People 
We are a restaurant company, so food is always top of mind. But what we do starts with people: our 150,000 employees, the nearly one million guests we serve each day and the individuals who live in the communities that are home to our restaurants. We know that if we don’t contribute to the success and well-being of the people whose lives we touch, our business won’t continue to thrive – no matter how good the food.
 
That’s why we work every day to provide meaningful and rewarding employment, deliver outstanding service and food to our guests and give back to our local communities.

More at https://www.darden.com/citizenship/people

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Content from this campaign

Olive Garden Helps Lift Team Members from Homelessness
Two formerly homeless Orlando men now have good jobs at Olive Garden and roofs over their heads, and they could not be more grateful.
Jun 9, 2016 9:40 AM ET
Darden for Life - Ricardo Rosales of Olive Garden
Team members are the backbone of our restaurants. For some of them, creating great dining experiences for our guests is so fulfilling that it becomes their life’s work. They represent years of achievement and become inspiring and familiar fixtures who have much to teach us. Today we hear from one of our longtime employees.
Jun 2, 2016 8:40 AM ET
#DardenDigest: A Shared Industry
July is National Culinary Arts month and a great opportunity to celebrate our industry. According to the National Restaurant Association, there are more than 13.5 million restaurant industry employees, which is about 10% of the overall U.S. workforce. Eight in 10 restaurant owners started their industry careers in entry-level positions, and nine in 10 salaried restaurant employees started as...
Jul 8, 2014 11:50 AM ET
#DardenDigest: A Prom Night Not to Be Missed
Prom season is an exciting time for high school students across the country, many of them who celebrate at Olive Garden prior to the dance. We love being part of these celebrations and creating special moments for our guests. At my restaurant, we have one annual prom tradition that is especially meaningful to our team at the Onalaska, Wisconsin, Olive Garden. ...
Jun 24, 2014 11:10 AM ET
#DardenDigest: Congratulations to the 2014 State of Florida Youth of the Year!
The Darden family wishes to extend our warmest congratulations to 18-year-old Maryah Sullivan, the 2014 State of Florida Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  Maryah is a member of the Joe R. Lee Branch of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, which is named after Darden’s first CEO. The BGCA Youth of the Year process started locally with Maryah winning the Central...
Jun 12, 2014 2:20 PM ET

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