Denny’s Opens First Restaurant in the Dominican Republic and First Airport Location
Location Marks 10th Country/U.S. Territory for Denny’s Expansion
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Jun. 26, 2012-- Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ: DENN), one of America’s largest full-service family restaurant chains, officially opened its first restaurant in the Dominican Republic as part of an exclusive development agreement with Grupo Nahas. Located in the Food Court of the Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo, the new restaurant represents Denny’s first airport location worldwide.
Leonardo Nahas, Grupo Nahas General Director, said, “We are proud to bring Denny's to the Dominican Republic. It’s an honor to represent one of the largest and most successful brands in the world, with our first-class service, quality products and friendly staff.”
Noting Denny’s new presence on the island, Steve Dunn, Senior Vice President of Global Development observed, “We’re excited to increase our international footprint here in the Dominican Republic and thrilled to be doing so in such a unique location. Denny’s is very fortunate to work with such an experienced franchise group that also own and operate some of the most prominent hotels on the island that include the Intercontinental Hotel and Holiday Inn in Santo Domingo.”
To General Director, Leonardo Nahas, the opening of the new Denny’s restaurant means an important contribution to the economy and an exciting new choice for food court patrons at the Las Americas International Airport. “We will become one of the best restaurant options; we will make guests feel at home so they can fully enjoy the Denny’s experience and the menu that we offer.”
Denny's is one of America's largest full-service family restaurant chains, currently operating 1,680 franchised, licensed, and company-owned restaurants across the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, Guam, Curaçao, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and New Zealand. For further information on Denny's, including news releases, links to SEC filings and other financial information, please visit the Denny's investor relations website. For further information on Denny's international franchising please visit the Denny's franchise development website at dennysfranchising.com.
Source: Denny’s Corporation
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