Denny’s Logo – Denny’s is the largest chain of full-service family restaurants in the United States. Operates over 2,500 restaurants in the United States, Honduras, Canada, Curacao, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Venezuela, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and Puerto Rico. Denny’s is known for its service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts for twenty-four hours a day. Denny does not close on holidays or at night, except where required by law.
Denny’s was founded under the name Danny’s Donuts in 1953 by Harold Butler in Lakewood, California. Butler widened to 20 restaurants for 1959, was when he renamed the chain to Denny’s. The business continued to grow and by 1981 , there were over a thousand restaurants in all 50 states of USA. States. In 1977, Denny’s introduced the still-popular Grand Slam breakfast. In 1994, Denny’s became the largest corporate sponsor of Save the Children, USA.
The headquarters of Denny’s was located in Irvine, California until 1991. At that time, the main office was moved to Spartanburg, South Carolina headquarters of Trans World Corporation parent who acquired Denny’s in 1987. Eventually, Denny’s operations dominated the parent company to the extent that the Corporation, after several name changes, became simply Denny’s Corporation.