IHOP Celebrates Decade of Giving with Pancake Day

IHOP restaurants are celebrating the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day on March 3, 2015, once again offering one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes to guests in the hopes that they will pay it forward by making a voluntary donation to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospital for Children, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, or other local charities.

Participating IHOP Restaurants plan to give away millions of free pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 to celebrate a Decade of Giving.

IHOP Franchisee Looks to DTT for Loss Prevention Help

Multiunit IHOP owner, KJM IHOP, has selected DTT as its exclusive video surveillance and loss prevention vendor. 

DTT began rolling out systems into all 10 stores in September 2012. The group has plans for store expansion across Southern California, and all future locations will also be equipped with DTT loss prevention managed services. 

Interpreting the Top 100

Every year, many of us anxiously await the release of Technomic’s Fast Casual Top 100 report. Technomic’s Darren Tristano, one of the most knowledgeable people in the industry, gave me an interview and a sneak peek at the report. Here are his thoughts, followed by a few of my own.

Darren, what is the size of the fast-casual segment (2010)?

Elevation Burger Rises to the Occasion in NYC

Fabian Rosario and his business partner John Harris are no strangers to the restaurant business. Rosariohas ties to one of the top-selling IHOP restaurants in its system and Harris owns a full-service restaurant, both located in Brooklyn, New York. But now the two are entering a new sector of the restaurant business and have signed an agreement to open three Elevation Burger restaurants throughout New York City. Their first location will open this December at 103 W.