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General Manager in San Jose, CA at Denny's

Date Posted: 10/10/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Denny's is America's Diner, and our employees love feeding people! Not just the perfect breakfast or burger, but feeding the lives of our customers by giving them a place to share great conversations. If you are hungry to win and have a passion for feeding people, join the Denny’s family!
 

Our benefits include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Quarterly and annual paid bonus opportunity up to 20% of your base pay
  • Insurance including medical, dental, vision and life401(k) plan with company match up to 5%
  • 11 company paid floating holidays
  • 2 weeks of vacation accrual that begins 30 days after hire
  • Advancement opportunities locally & nationally
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

What does a General Manager do?

The General Manager is responsible for overall restaurant operations execution and management of staff, controllable profit plan achievement, guest count growth, and sales building activities. Additional responsibilities include focus on employee selection, retention, continuous operational improvement, and a strong commitment to hospitality and guest satisfaction. The General Manager is accountable for training and upholding the Denny’s Way service and brand quality standards throughout the entire restaurant. The bottom line is that our General Manager’s ensure that the focus is on our guest’s and we are constantly striving for results.


Position qualifications include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Minimum of two years restaurant, hospitality or retail experience. Additional operations and/or leadership experience strongly preferred
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience (preferred but not required)
  • ServeSafe® Certification required
  • Great communication skills
  • Proven ability to solve problems
  • strong business acumen to understand financial statements and contributing factors
  • Ability to work day and evening shifts, weekends, and holidays as the schedules are rotated
  • Reliable Transportation

Denny's, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military or veteran's status, criminal background, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or local law.

Denny's, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military or veteran's status, criminal background, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or local law. 


Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should contact 864-597-8000. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THIS NUMBER TO CHECK THE STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION.