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Cook

Company: Denny's
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

This job posting is for employment at an independently owned and operated franchisee of Denny's. Reveille Management LLC, is a franchisee of Denny's with 44 restaurants in Indiana, New York, Ohio, Kentucky, and Illinois.

At Denny's, we love feeding people. If you have a passion for food and serving others, see what your future can hold at Denny's!

As a Cook, you do more than follow a recipe. A lot more. Because the food you create could be a mood-changer. Maybe even a day changer. Something delicious that ignites our guests' taste buds just enough to take their minds off their problems.

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.

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 the Key Business Areas are supported by the following behaviors or actions:

1. Prepares, cooks and presents food to order following established company brand standards guidelines and recipe specifications

2. Follows correct prepping procedures, utilizing prep charts; properly stores and rotates perishable stock

3. Maintains proper food temperatures in accordance with Denny's Brand Standards, federal, state and local regulations

4. Prepares special orders as requested

5. Maintains stock to shift par levels

6. Correctly calls the wheel when necessary

7. Organizes and maintains work areas, coolers and storage areas

8. Assists as needed with product inventory and deliveries

9. Cleans and takes proper care of ranges, ovens, broilers, fryers, griddles, utensils and other equipment

10. Adheres to all safe food handling principles

11. Completes side work and deep cleaning assignments correctly and in a timely manner

12. Possesses strong product and menu knowledge

13. Monitors waste and other food cost controls

14. Addresses complaints and concerns promptly in a courteous manner and notifies the supervisor of any issues

15. Assists service assistants periodically

16. Willingly assists others without being asked

17. Adheres to Denny's Brand Standards and internal policies and procedures

18. 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

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*

This job posting is for a position in a restaurant owned and operated by an independent franchisee, not Denny's, Inc. This means the independent franchisee, and not Denny's, Inc. is alone responsible for all employment related matters in the restaurant including, among other things, setting any requirements for this job and all decisions concerning hiring, firing, discipline, supervisions, staffing and scheduling. Denny's, Inc. will not receive a copy of any application you submit for this job posting and will have no control over whether you receive an interview and/or are ultimately hired, does not control and is not responsible for the employment policies and practices of independent franchisees, and does not employ independent franchisees' employees. If you are hired for this job posting, the independent franchisee, and not Denny's, Inc., will be your employer.

This job posting contains some general information about what it is like to work in a Denny's restaurant, but is not a complete job description. People who work in a Denny's restaurant perform a number of different tasks every day, and this posting does not list all of the essential functions of the job.

_Our brand is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military or veteran's status, criminal background, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or local law._

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
Restaurant type:
* Casual dining restaurant
Shift:
* Evening shift
* Night shift
Weekly day range:
* Every weekend
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Shift availability:
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Denny's, Buffalo , Cook, Other , Buffalo, New York

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