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Denny's Overview

Spartanburg, SC
5001 to 10000 employees
1953
Company - Public (DENN)
Casual Restaurants
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Denny's is America's diner. This is where Americans have come for over 60 years now to sit back, relax, and enjoy delicious, hearty meals 24/7, every day of the year. From breakfast anytime to satisfying lunches and dinners, if ... Read more

Mission: Every hour of every day we bring friends, family and communities together by serving up classic, affordable comfort food in a warm, embracing, come as you are environment. We will accomplish this by unwavering commitment to our Guiding Principles.

Company Updates

  • Our team members Jarvis, April and Tamika represented Denny's at the Athena Leadership Symposium. We were proud to sponsor this event to advance leadership diversity within underrepresented populations.

    —13 hours ago
  • We look forward to welcoming veterans and military personnel into our booths to enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam® on Veterans Day!

    —12 days ago
    Denny's Honors Servicemen And Women With Veterans Day Observance

    On Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day, participating Denny's locations nationwide will offer a complimentary Build Your Own Grand Slam® to service members. This diner classic includes a choice of delicious breakfast items such as two fluffy buttermilk or hearty wheat pancakes, two eggs cooked to order, two sizzling bacon strips or hash browns.

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Denny's – Why Work For Us?


BRING YOUR TALENTS TO THE TABLE

Employees are the face of our brand, and we invest in their growth and development.

Take a peek into just a few of the career opportunities Denny's has to offer.

It is Denny’s strong belief that America’s diversity is one of the greatest assets in this global economy. As a commitment to this belief, Denny’s has implemented diversity initiatives in many different areas of the company’s operations. As of 2015, minorities make up 64.1% of Denny's total workforce, and 45% of our total restaurants are minority owned. Since the inauguration of Denny’s Supplier Diversity Initiative in 1993, the company has spent over $1.6 billion with minority and women owned business enterprises.

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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.


LET US FEED YOUR CAREER

A Denny's internship offers hands on experience and career and development opportunities. 

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DEPARTMENTS

 
  • Legal
 
  • Finance

 
  • Marketing
 
  • Information Technology

 
  • Human Resources
 
  • Operations

 
  • Business Development
 
  • Quality Assurance

 
  • Product Development
  

PROGRAM

Our program is a 12-week, 40-hour competively paid position located at Denny's Corporate Headquarters in Spartanburg, SC.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The application process is simple. To apply for next year’s internship program, click the button below to leave your information.

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DENNY'S HOME OFFICE

Creating growth opportunities for our employers, franchisees and communities we serve.

WHAT WE DO

We have positions for everyone, and even outside the Diner.

We’re always seeking talented individuals to join the team in our home office too. To keep our operations running smoothly we have dedicated teams across all of the departments listed below.

DEPARTMENTS

  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Business Development
  • Product Development
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Operations
  • Quality Assurance


Denny's Reviews

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    I worked at Denny's full-time

    Pros

    I loved the atmosphere great people to work around.

    Cons

    Mean customers.some are very ungrateful.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

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Denny's Photos

Denny's photo of: We hosted our international franchisees in Miami, Florida for the first International Franchisee Summit. Participants enjoyed a behind the scenes tour of the Miami Heat arena!
Denny's photo of: Our franchisees in Florida sponsor an annual Tour de Force bike race that benefits families of fallen police officers.
Denny's photo of: Our Field Marketing team enjoyed a Texas Rangers game during a planning meeting.
Denny's photo of: We recently participated in Walk during Lunch Day
Denny's photo of: Our employees enjoy an onsite restaurant open for breakfast and lunch
Denny's photo of: No Kid Hungry Fundraiser
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Denny's Interviews

Experience

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    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Denny's (Bakersfield, CA).

    Interview

    I had one interview and was told they'd contact me after the background check. They called a few days later and told me I got the job. I started working that week.

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Denny's Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in SC, SC Best Companies, 2016
  • Silver Plate(Chain Full Service/Multi-Concept), International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, 2015
  • Franchise 500(8), Entrepreneur Magazine, 2015
  • Best Practices Award, TDN2K, 2015
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