Cook Night Shift Job at Denny's, Utah

  • Denny's
  • Utah

Job Description



Must cook food to order, prepare ingredient items, maintain proper sanitation of fry line, refrigeration, freezer units, dry storage, and do some stocking. Must present food to order adhering to company food preparation and timing standards.


  • Must ensure guest satisfaction by proper plate presentation and cooking to Denny’s specifications and guest preference.
  • Must immediately inform management of any safety hazards, equipment problems and out of stock items.
  • Prepare ingredient items to recipe and company standards.
  • All food prepared must adhere to company standards and be presented in a timely manner.
  • Learn and adhere to all company standards (such as proper food storage, rotation, portioning and temperatures) and policies (such as reporting to work on time, dress code and proper hygiene).
  • Maintain proper fry line sanitation at all times, including moving, disassembling and reassemble of equipment as needed.
  • Must complete all required paperwork, side-work, stocking, daily cleaning tasks and any other assigned duties in a safe manner before ending shift.
  • Must be able to handle peak business hours.
  • Smile and present a professional image at all times.
  • Adhere to all safety standards.
  • Embodies and promotes Denny’s Inc. and Franchise company values


  • Extensive standing without breaks
  • Reaching heights of approximately 6 feet and depths of 21/2 to 3 feet
  • Must have high level of mobility/flexibility
  • Must be able to fit through openings 30” wide
  • Must be able to work irregular hours and under heavy pressure/stress
  • Bending, reaching, walking
  • Communicating with customers
  • Operating cash register
  • Carrying trays of food products weighing about 20 pounds for distances up to 30 feet


  • Must be able to read, write and possess good communication skills.
  • Must be able to stand on feet for extended periods of time, bend, kneel, some heavy lifting up to 50 lbs. 
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
  • Must have sufficient mobility to move and operate in work area.
  • Must practice safe work habits and be in contact with chemicals and have knowledge of chemicals.
  • Must meet any state, county or municipal regulations pertaining to health risk concerns about food handling.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have some basic math skills including understanding of units of measure.
  • Must have proper hygiene and maintain a clean and safe environment for cooking foods at company standards.
  • Must complete all video training, anti-discrimination & anti-harassment training and comply with Denny’s nondiscrimination policies.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position.

This position will include any and all (various) duties assigned to ensure the proper functioning of operations in the department/area.

Denny's is the place that is always open for you to be who you want, with the people you want, over the food you want…whenever you want. We celebrate the inherent creativity of our food and the uniqueness of all people. So, come as you are. Enjoy pancakes for dinner or burgers for breakfast. You are always welcome at America’s Diner, where we are Open for Anything.

Job Tags

Full time, Part time, Immediate start, Shift work, Afternoon shift,

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