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What Does It Take? A Leader Who Inspires Others

Build your legacy by coaching and developing future leaders, delighting Cheddar's Guests and running a financially successful restaurant.

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Training and Development

New Managers participate in an interactive, 10-week training program, with one week focused solely on developing leadership skills.

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Flexibility

Our Managers have flexible schedules and work a 50-hour work week, with one weekend off a month.

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Shared Purpose

Together we recognize potential in others, inspire their growth and work to make our community a better place.

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Cheddar’s has provided a wonderful stage and given me the opportunity to shine. I’ve had the most amazing experience developing leadership skills and expanding my business management knowledge. You will wake up excited to come to work.

Jose, Managing Partner
Jose, Managing Partner

I love being part of a growing brand that inspires people to achieve their ambitions. We are hard-working and driven individuals who dedicate our time to building our Cheddar’s family. We start with people, and that’s why I’m here.

Calandria, Managing Partner
Calandria, Managing Partner

Cheddar’s is in a class by itself…very upbeat, caring and willing to go above and beyond for every team member. I am glad to be part of this team – motivating employees to perform and give their best.

Lenford, Culinary Manager
Lenford, Culinary Manager

I feel pride serving food made from scratch, knowing the hard work we put into each recipe. We strive to have a great culture and Cheddar’s is like one big family. If you want to be part of a company that will grow your career, join us.

Brittany, Certified Lead Service Manager
Brittany, Lead Service Manager

Cheddar’s pride in delivering great food and service is what sets us apart. I started as a Server and began learning things that helped me move into management and grow personally. We also have competitive pay and wonderful benefits.

Cindy, Service Manager
Cindy, Service Manager
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Career Potential

We're Growing Quickly And So Can You

Want to grow your career? There are multiple management positions in every restaurant location with opportunities to develop skills. High performers will be promoted to leadership roles like Managing Partner, Director of Operations and Regional Vice President. There are even more opportunities to grow your career with over 1,700 locations in the Darden family of restaurants.

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Management Benefits

We Put A Lot On The Plate

Competitive Base Pay
Quarterly Bonus
Paid Time Off
Weekly Pay
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Paid Family Medical Leave
Bereavement, Jury Duty and Parental Leave
Life, Dependent and Accident Insurance
Benefits
Critical Illness Insurance
Savings Plan 401(k)
Company-Paid Retirement Benefit
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Paid Holidays and Flex Days
Group Legal Plan, Group Home/Auto Insurance and Pet Insurance
Dining and Darden Gift Card Discounts
Adoption Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loans
Well-Being Programs
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