IHOP® Events and Awards

Recognitions that have made us proud.

With more than 58 years of great food and service, it's no surprise that IHOP® has won numerous awards and consistently makes the 'Best of Breakfast' and 'Best Late Night' lists across the country. See below for a list of other industry awards IHOP has received over the last few years.

Restaurant Neighbor Award

2012 Restaurant Neighbor Award

IHOP was recognized as a state winner of the California Restaurant Association’s 2012 Restaurant Neighbor Award in honor of the company’s philanthropic event, National Pancake Day.

Halo Awards

2009 Halo Awards

For IHOP’s National Pancake Day efforts in 2008, the brand receives the Gold Halo Award from the Cause Marketing Forum for Best Transactional Campaign.

Nation's Restaurant News

2008 #1 in Family Dining

Since 2008, IHOP has been ranked “#1 in Family Dining” by Nation’s Restaurant News’ annual Top 100 issue.


2007 Elliot Group

IHOP Chairman and CEO Julia A. Stewart is the first female recipient of the Elliot Mentor Award in recognition of her achievements as a leader in the foodservice industry.

Women's Food Service Forum

2006 Women's Foodservice Forum

IHOP Chairman and CEO Julia A. Stewart receives 2006 Trailblazer Award from Woman's Foodservice Forum.


2005 IFMAs

International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) awards IHOP the prestigious Silver Plate Award.


2005 CHART

The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) selects IHOP as the recipient of the 2005 Committment to People Award.

Restaurant News

2004 Nation's Restaurant News

Nation's Restaurant News selects IHOP's Stuffed Crepes as a recipient of the MenuMasters Award.


2004 AME

IHOP's "Come Hungry. Leave Happy." ad campaign wins a Bronze Medallion at the 2004 AME Awards for Advertising and Marketing Effectivness.

Menu Masters

2004 Menu Masters

The Editorial Board of Nation's Restaurant News selects IHOP as its Golden Chain Award Winner.