Denny's an independently owned franchise . Cook job in Stockton, CA

Company
Denny's an independently owned franchise .
Job Title
Cook
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Est. Wages
$11.00 to $13.43 per hour (Snag Est. )
Location
4747 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95207
Last Active
+30 days

Cook

Accountability
Reporting to the General Manager and Restaurant Manager, the Cook prepares and presents food to
order following company menu and food specifications and timing standards. Adheres to all federal,
state, and local safe food handling regulations. Exhibits Denny’s Guiding Principles when interacting with
others.

Key Business Areas
A “Key Business Area” is an area of performance in which the Cook must be successful to meet their
accountabilities. Successful results in Denny’s Key Business Areas are supported by the following
behaviors or actions:
1. Consistently exhibits Denny’s Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles
2. Prepares, cooks and presents food to order following established company brand standards
guidelines and recipe specifications
3. Follows correct prepping procedures, utilizing prep charts; properly stores and rotates perishable
stock
4. Maintains proper food temperatures in accordance with Denny’s Brand Standards, federal, state,
and local regulations
5. Prepares special orders as requested
6. Maintains stock to shift par levels
7. Correctly calls the wheel when necessary
8. Organizes and maintains work areas, coolers, and storage areas
9. Assists as needed with product inventory and deliveries
10. Cleans and takes proper care of ranges, ovens, broilers, fryers, griddles, utensils, and other
equipment
11. Adheres to all safe food handling principles
12. Completes side work and deep cleaning assignments correctly and in a timely manner
13. Possesses strong product and menu knowledge
14. Monitors waste and other food cost controls
15. Addresses complaints and concerns promptly in a courteous manner and notifies the supervisor
of any issues
16. Assists service assistants periodically
17. Willingly assists others without being asked
18. Adheres to Denny’s Brand Standards and internal policies and procedures
19. Provides prompt and courteous service and is cordial to all team members and guests

Essential Functions
• Must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment up to 50 lbs throughout shift; place items on
high and low shelves in store rooms, service areas, walk-in coolers, and freezers
• Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, wipe, lift, and grasp
• Must have sufficient mobility to move and operate in confined work area
• Must work inside and outside the restaurant
• Must be able to work with all Denny’s menu products
• Must be able to read tickets, recipes and product specifications, and observe wares for
cleanliness
• Must be able to stand and walk throughout a 4 to 8 hour shift
• Must be able to hear well in a loud environment to respond to employee and guest needs
• Must meet any state, county, or municipal regulation pertaining to health risk concerns about food
handling
• Must be able to work with potentially hazardous chemicals
• Must be able to tolerate extreme temperature changes in kitchen and freezer areas

Additional Info

Additional

Job Requirements
Position Qualifications
* Must be 18 years old or older
* Must be able to observe and ensure product is prepared and presented to company Brand
Standards
* Must have basic math skills, including understanding of units of measure
* Must meet any state, county or municipal regulation pertaining to health risk concerns about food
handling
* Meets Denny's uniform and grooming standards and maintains them throughout the shift
* Must be able to pass all required tests and training requirements for the position
* Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including holidays, nights, and weekends
* Must possess excellent guest service skills
* Must be dependable and able to learn basic tasks and follow instructions
* Must possess reasonable ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing
* Must be able to work in a team environment
* Places a value on diversity and shows respect for others

Additional Information
Denny's Guiding Principles
1. Guests First
They're more than just customers or consumers. They are our guests and we invite them into our
homes with open arms. They are the very reason why we are in business and the center of
everything we do.
2. Embrace Openness
Open means so much more than just being open for business 24/7. It means being open to all
people, appetites and budgets. It says we are open-minded and open to new ideas. Honest,
warm and inviting. Open is the way we think and act every hour of every day.
3. Proud of Our Heritage
We are the classic American diner and proud of everything that means. Since 1953, we have
served quality food and healthy portions at a fair price. No matter where we are, our light is
always on inviting guests around the world to a place where everyone is welcome.
4. Hungry to Win
At Denny's, we are constantly looking ahead. We are always moving, striving for more, hungry for
greatness. We are open to fresh, innovative thinking. We believe we will succeed through
teamwork, accountability and pushing the boundaries of ourselves and our Brand.
5. The Power of We
Our Denny's family is our most important asset. We trust, support and respect each other and
work together for the greater good. We recognize the contributions of all and empower each and
every one of us to achieve great things. Together, we will celebrate our successes and have fun
doing it.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
by the employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties,
responsibilities or tasks which may be required to be performed in this position.

Denny's may amend, change, or modify the responsibilities and duties of this position to meet business needs as necessary.

This job description does not constitute a contract for employment and may be changed at the discretion of Denny's or the franchise owner with or without notice.

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Posted: 2018-11-17

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