Olive Garden offers its employees industry-leading benefits, including comprehensive health insurance, a large 401(k) retirement plan, and ample vacation time. From the dishwasher to the general manager, every team member gets the Total Rewards benefits package.
Olive Garden places its employees’ health at the top of its list of benefits. Employees who qualify for health insurance receive medical, dental, and vision insurance at no cost or a discount. The majority of salaried team members obtain insurance coverage at no cost, whereas hourly employees must pay premiums to assure fast access to health care. Olive Garden offers accident, critical sickness, short-term and long-term disability insurance as well. The health care cards that employees use to access medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Olive Garden has one of the most generous 401(k) programmes in the food industry, supported by the financial stability of its parent company, Darden. The amount that Darden can deduct from each paycheck for the 401(k) plan is determined by the employees. Darden provides team members with a variety of options for building their collected assets, ranging from safe investments in dividend-paying corporations to risky retirement plays in nascent international stocks. The parent business of Olive Garden gives a hefty matching contribution.
Olive Garden’s employee benefits package promotes a healthy work-life balance. Employees earn more vacation time after one year of work, which rises with further years of service.