In Addition to Bringing “Everything You Love About Breakfast”, New Restaurant Brings 85 New Jobs to the Community.
D’Iberville, MS –(November 8, 2012) – International House of Pancakes, ranked No. 1 in family dining for the past five years by Nation’s Restaurant News is now serving “everything you love about breakfast” at its newest location, in D’Iberville, Mississippi. The new restaurant will celebrate with a grand opening on November 9, 2012 and is located at 11475 Cinema Way Drive in the Lakeview Village shopping center.
The new IHOP is open 24 hours a day and features breakfast favorites such as the famous varieties of pancakes and omelets, as well as a wide selection of popular lunch and dinner items. In addition, IHOP continues to add to its “SIMPLE & FIT” menu items of 600 calories or less. IHOP was also the first to feature a “Just for Kids” menu items that are also “SIMPLE and FIT”
”IHOP is proud to be joining Lakeview Village and the D’Iberville community and to extending the unique brand of IHOP hospitality to a new group of customers,” explains John Smolenyak, Southwest region director of IHOP. “In addition to offering our delicious food, we know that Encore Enterprises will do everything they can to help this new IHOP be a positive and involved member of the community.
Dr. Bharat Sangani, chairman of Encore Enterprises and developer of Lakeview Village shopping center echoes those statements, “While we are proud to add another international brand to Lakeview, it’s very much a local business. The new IHOP restaurant will have approximately 85 staff members, with many living in the D’Iberville area. It’s nice that in addition to serving great food, we are making a positive impact on the local economy that so many of us call home.”
About IHOP – For 54 years, IHOP has been the leader and expert in all things breakfast and the #1 leader in family dining. The chain is without competition in its menu offering, serving 65 different signature, made-from-scratch breakfast options as well as a range of healthy, under-600 calorie meals. Beyond offering “everything you love about breakfast,” IHOP also has a wide selection of popular lunch and dinner item as well. IHOP offers its guests an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. As of Sept.30, 2012, there were 1,565 IHOPs in 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Under the licensed name IHOP at HOME® consumers can also enjoy a line of premium breakfast products available at leading retailers. IHOP restaurants are franchised and operated by Glendale, Calif.-based International House of Pancakes, LLC and its affiliates. International House of Pancakes, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN). For more information, please visit us at www.ihop.com.
About Encore Enterprises, Inc. – Encore Enterprises, Inc., is a diversified commercial real estate firm in Dallas, Texas, that is active in the hospitality, retail, multifamily and commercial office space sectors. Since the company’s formation in 1999, Encore Enterprises has completed over $1.23 billion in real estate transactions with a focus on the Southern, Eastern and Midwestern United States. For more information about Encore Enterprises, Inc., visit www.encore.bz.