Denny's
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Denny's Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 1, 2014
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Assistant General Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Indianapolis, IN

I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Denny's in February 2013.

Interview Details – as far as servers go, always hire personality, you can teach someone trade, you can't teach them personality

Interview Question – When I was a server I was interviewing at Don Pablos, the Manager doing the interview told me to sell him, his own pen! Okay,.....so I did! yes I got the job.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – quick and easy

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Very Easy Interview

Server Interview

Anonymous Employee
Pullman, WA

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Denny's in June 2012.

Interview Details – The interview process was nothing to be afraid of, though your experience may differ. They were in need of servers and I had experience.

Interview Question – They asked where I had served previously, and how rigorous the training and serving was. The interview as short, and I was working later that week.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There were no negotiations, I worked minimum wage with tips.

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Managgement Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Denny's.

Interview Details – come prepared express yourself be honest

Interview Question – everything was great just know your business   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Line Cook Interview

Line Cook
Bartow, FL

I applied in-person and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Denny's in January 2014.

Interview Details – Not All Denny's are alike in the hiring process. Indeed with my present Employer at the South Lakeland Denny's and the Bartow units I'm encouraged to expect further fair and respectful treatment.

Interview Question – It's a very difficult task to summarize my immense foodservice expertise in short conversation.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – COMPLIMENTARY

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Easy Interview

Server Interview

Anonymous Employee
Barstow, CA

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Denny's in May 2011.

Interview Details – When I went to apply, I was interviewed by several different managers and hired the same day.

Interview Question – Normal interview questions.... Why do you want to work for Denny's?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Interviewed and hired the same day.

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Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Restaurant Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee
Cheyenne, WY

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Denny's in October 2011.

Interview Details – I first had a phone interview, then an interview with the General Manager and a third interview with the District Manager which was then followed up by a phone call from the Human Resource department.

Interview Question – What do you think is the least important job at Denny's?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – The offer was made by the District Manager and I felt that it was a fair offer so I accepted.

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Accepted Offer

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Easy Interview

Server Interview

Server
Ashland, OH

I applied through other source and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Denny's in March 2010.

Interview Details – Filling out an application and submit it. If the managers like what you say, they will call you for an interview. The initial interview takes about half an hour and questions are all over the place. If you are liked by that manager, you will then be contacted by a second manager who will ask you the same but different questions. If you make it to a second interview, you are most likely being hired.

Interview Question – Do you have a problem doing side work?   View Answer

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General Manager Interview

General Manager
Virginia Beach, VA

I applied online and the process took 6 days - interviewed at Denny's.

Interview Details – Felt the person actually hiring me knew their business. However the environment of the interview was poor. Having other managers present in theory maight be a good idea, but their lack of interest in the process was a waste of time

Interview Question – Being asked the identical question by both people present was, again, a waste of time and effort. Following a format, but not listening   Answer Question

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Average Interview

Waitress and Host Interview

Anonymous Employee
Pigeon Forge, TN

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at Denny's in December 2013.

Interview Details – the hiring i filled on line . the interview went good i got hired on the spot. at least 4 managers did the hiring they hired over 100 people

Interview Question – where do u see yousel 10 years from now   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – jobs are hard to find anywhere just be patient

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Easy Interview

Server Interview

Server
Resaca, GA

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Denny's in June 2011.

Interview Details – only one interview asks your experience if you have it explain in detail and listen to them carefully seem eager to learn and work if you have no experience then act eager act grab on to ever word and look your best you will be working with the public so that you are out going

Interview Question – not really any hard questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – there was none

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