IHOP® RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCE TOP FRANCHISEES AND VENDORS FOR THE YEAR
Operator and Vendor Commitment to Excellence and Community Service Recognized During Annual Franchise Conference
(October 10, 2016 – Glendale, Calif.) - Before an audience of their peers from around the globe, IHOP® franchisees and vendor partners were recognized and awarded top honors by the brand for their work to help deliver an unparalleled breakfast experience to guests through exceptional leadership, collaboration, operational excellence and a commitment to our communities and charitable causes. The awards ceremony was recently held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. as part of the breakfast chain’s annual IHOP International Franchise Conference.
“The passion our franchisees have for the brand, along with their commitment to operational excellence, is what has made IHOP the undisputed leader of freshly made-for-you breakfast served all day, every day for millions of guests,” said Darren Rebelez, president, IHOP. “We are proud of all they have achieved and applaud their efforts to drive the business and support their communities.”
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For 58 years, IHOP has been a leader, innovator and expert in all things breakfast, any time of day. The chain offers 65 different signature, fresh, made-to-order breakfast options, a wide selection of popular lunch and dinner items as well as meals under 600 calories. IHOP restaurants offer guests an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. As of June 30, 2016, there were 1,695 IHOP restaurants in 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam as well as Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, The Philippines, and Panama. IHOP restaurants are franchised and operated by Glendale, Calif.-based DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN) and its affiliates.