Denny’s Jobs for Teens

Teen Jobs at Denny’s

Denny’s, or Denny’s Diner as in some areas, is considered a family restaurant and full-service coffee chain. Jobs that teens usually can apply at Deny’s are as follows.


A cook position at Denny’s allows employees to apply application and knowledge of principles surrounding food safety. This position is one of the most important positions as it is vital for the continued success of your Denny’s restaurant. Responsibilities include following set recipes, cooking all food to order, and presenting the customer with an awesome looking plate at the same time as maintaining both a sanitary and clean working environment. All cooks are expected to communicate well with other employees while eagerly honoring all special requests made by customers. In order to be a cook at Denny’s the minimum age for application is 16 years of age.


All servers at Denny’s are required to use their comprehensive knowledge of the menu in order to suggest tasty meal items to customers. In addition, the server position allows you to use outstanding people skills to interact with both customers and coworkers. This position requires applicants to complete side work, in addition to light lifting and cleaning as required by management. This position also requires all applicants to be a minimum of 16 years of age.


The host or hostess at each Denny’s is expected to greet all customers with a friendly, warm welcome that invites them into our restaurant and begins their dining experience on a positive note. All employees in this position are required to engage in gracious conversations with patrons in addition to performing such tasks as seating customers, offering a few food suggestions, lightly cleaning the dining room, and helping servers with serving beverages. The host or hostess is also responsible for acting as cashier and the final friendly face the customers will encounter before leaving Denny’s. To apply for a host or hostess position, all applicants are required to be at least 16 years of age.

Service Assistants

Service assistants are expected to stock all supplies as needed for servers in order to keep the restaurant running smoothly. Additionally, this position requires the employee to provide cooks with clean, sanitary pots, pans, dishes, and utensils. Finally, all service assistants are expected to keep the rest rooms sparkling clean and the parking lot area clean and appealing to the eye. The minimum age for all service assistants is 18 years of age.

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