Founded in 1958, Perkins operates 410 restaurants in 33 states and five Canadian provinces.
The Perkins system includes 132 company-owned and operated restaurants and 278 franchised units.
The Company also has a baked goods manufacturing division operating under the name Foxtail which manufactures pies, pancake mixes, cookie dough, and muffin batter for in-store bakeries and third-party customers.
The combination of the
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
chain with Marie Callender's occurred in 2006.
Marie Callender's consists of 45 company and 34 franchised restaurants in 7 states; it is famous for its fresh-baked pies and has a national presence through supermarket frozen entrée lines offered by ConAgra.
Private investment funds managed by Wayzata Investment Partners LLC are the majority owners of Perkins & Marie Callender's Holding LLC, the parent company of the Perkins & Marie Callender's group of companies.
More information can be found at http://www.perkinsrestaurants.com and http://www.mariecallenders.com.
(updated October 17, 2013)