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Cook

Company: Denny's
Location: Madera
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Cook*

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.

*Essential Duties & Responsibilities *include, but not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

* Promote Company Mission, Vision and Core Values.
* Prepare, cook and present food to order following established company brand standards guidelines and recipe specifications.
* Follow correct prepping procedures, utilizing prep charts; properly stores and rotates perishable stock.
* Maintain proper food temperatures in accordance with Denny's Brand Standards, federal, state and local regulations.
* Prepare special orders as requested.
* Maintain stock to shift par levels.
* Organize and maintain work areas, coolers and storage areas.
* Assist as needed with product inventory and deliveries.
* Clean and take proper care of ranges, ovens, broilers, fryers, griddles, utensils and other equipment.
* Adhere to all safe food handling principles.
* Complete side work and deep cleaning assignments correctly and in a timely manner.
* Possess strong product and menu knowledge.
* Monitor waste and other food cost controls.
* Address complaints and concerns promptly in a courteous manner and notifies the supervisor of any issues.
* Assist service assistants periodically.
* Willingly assists others without being asked.
* Adhere to Denny's Brand Standards and internal policies and procedures.
* Provide prompt and courteous service and is cordial to all team members and guests.

*Employee Benefits*

* 401k, Medical, Dental and Vision insurance offered to all full-time employees.
* Employee Discount - receive 50% discount on meals during your shifts
* FREE Beverages - receive free soft drinks, coffee, tea and water during your shifts
* FREE Uniform shirts - receive a brand-new uniform shirts at orientation
* Company-wide discount - receive a 25% discount at over 40 company-affiliated restaurants!
* Flexible Schedules - we'll work with you because employee work/life balance matters!
* Employee Referral Bonus - refer a friend and get paid!
* Advancement - On-the-job skills training to prepare employees for upward mobility opportunities

*Qualifications/Requirements*

* Must be 18 years old or older.
* Must be able to observe and ensure the 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.
* 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 be able to work with potentially hazardous chemicals.
* Must be able to tolerate extreme temperature changes in kitchen and freezer areas.

*Reports to: *General Manager and Restaurant Managers

*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. Employer 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 the employer with or without notice.*

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.50 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Referral program
Physical setting:
* Casual dining restaurant
Shift:
* Day shift
* Evening shift
* Night shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Madera, CA 93637: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Denny's, Madera , Cook, Other , Madera, California

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