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Embrace Openness

We celebrate diversity, because our differences unite us.

Open to different people, different beliefs and different perspectives.

We stand by that. Our franchisees, employees, suppliers and guests represent a variety of backgrounds. It is Denny’s strong belief that America’s diversity is one of the greatest assets in this global economy. As we see it, creating a diverse and inclusive work environment fosters growth, maximizes talent and values different perspectives, and can only build a stronger brand.

To show our commitment, Denny’s has implemented diversity initiatives across the board. The results? They have far exceeded our expectations. We continue to win awards for our results, because we believe a best practice for companies leading in diversity management is to extend beyond our four walls into the local communities we serve.

And we’re very open to that.

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Diversity At Denny’s

Management Team*

Graph: Management Team

Hourly Employees*

Graph: Hourly Employees
  • Denny's
  • Industry Average
*Our company in-unit management team is 50.8% (as of Q4 2016) diverse compared to the industry average of 31% (MFHA/People Report State of the Foodservice Industry Diversity Report 2014). Our company in unit hourly employees are 67.7% diverse (as of Q4 2016) compared to the industry average of 43.9% (MFHA/People Report State of the Foodservice Industry Diversity Report 2014).

2017 Total Workforce Results
Total Population: 9,186


Graph: Gender


Graph: Ethnicity

Women's Leadership Group

Our Women’s Leadership Group is focused on educating, elevating and encouraging women in our organization. The group is comprised of an internal network of women leaders who further the advancement of women through advocacy, mentoring, guidance and support. By championing causes that affect and impact women in our business, we aim to create an environment where everyone can succeed.

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Emerging Leaders Group

Our Emerging Leaders Group is focused on creating opportunities for young professionals at Denny’s Corporate Headquarters. The group is guided by a vision to impact the Denny's brand and culture through cross-functional teams by driving change, inspiring professional and personal growth, and serving the community. Our Emerging Leaders Group provides development, networking and recreational event opportunities, which connects our millennial team members with the community and other employees throughout the brand.

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Internship Program

Let us feed your career! The Denny's internship program provides hands-on experience and career development opportunities for rising junior & senior undergraduates, as well as 2L law students. Interns spend their summer working alongside industry leaders at our home office during the 12-week program. Our intern positions are 40 hours per week and competitively paid.

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Partnership Organizations

We partner with organizations that help advance the careers and futures of our diverse family.

  • Logo: Hungry For Education
  • Logo: National Restaurant Association
  • Logo: mfha
  • Logo: WFF
  • Logo: TDn2K

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