IHOP Expands Franchisee Portfolio With Addition of Sun Holdings, Inc.

Transfer of Rights to Operate 41 Existing Locations to New Ownership Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  IHOP® has expanded its franchisee portfolio with the addition of Suncakes, LLC , led by Guillermo Perales, through the acquisition of 41 IHOP restaurants. The restaurants,…
DineEquity Appoints Stephen P. Joyce as Chief Executive Officer

Board of Directors Amends Bylaws to Create Independent Chairman of the Board Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, today announced the appointment of Stephen P. Joyce as…
IHOP Restaurants Appoints Brad Haley As Chief Marketing Officer

Restaurant Industry Veteran to Bring Strategic Marketing Expertise and Bold Creativity to Iconic Brand Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  IHOP® Restaurants today announced the newest member of its executive team and breakfast club, Brad Haley, naming the industry veteran to the position…
DineEquity, Inc. Announces John Cywinski As President Of Applebee’s

25-Year Industry Veteran And Former Applebee’s Chief Marketing Officer Returns To Casual Dining Category Leader Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, today announced that John Cywinski has been appointed…
Come ‘N Try New Fruit ‘N Streusel Crepes From IHOP Restaurants

New Take on a Breakfast Favorite Adds Streusel – a Sweet and Buttery Cinnamon Crumble Topping – to Berry Berry, Sweet Peach and Strawberry Rhubarb Sweet Cream Cheese Crepes for a Limited Time Only Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fall is here,…
Breakfastarians Are Feeding US Restaurant Growth

Call it the rise of the “Breakfastarians” – the dining tribe that craves breakfast food morning, noon and night. Sales of morning standards such as coffee, pancakes and doughnuts are feeding U.S. restaurant traffic growth, outpacing lunch and dinner items.…
DineEquity, Inc. Announces Appointment of Steven Layt as President of Applebee’s

Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, today announced that Steven Layt has been appointed President of Applebee’s, effective February 25, 2014. Michael Archer, former President of Applebee’s,…
How IHOP’s New Menu Design Gets Customers to Spend More

IHOP has a new menu, and now customers are spending more. That’s not a coincidence: The new menu was carefully designed to encourage diners to order more. It’s like a Jedi mind trick that gets customers to order a side…