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Perkins Franchisee, CyHawk Hospitality has opened its 17th Perkins Restaurant & Bakery. The newly constructed restaurant is conveniently situated on the East side of Sioux Falls at 5835 E. Arrowhead Pkwy, right in front of Menards.


Perkins Restaurant & Bakery welcomes Hamad Mazhir, a Georgia-based businessman and operator, as its newest franchisee.


In a continued show of support for Give Kids The World Village (GKTW), a nonprofit resort in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with critical illnesses and their families, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery will once again be hosting its Free Pancake Day on Thursday, September 27, 2018.



Perkins Franchisee, CyHawk Hospitality, has opened its 16th Perkins Restaurant & Bakery located at 2545 Abbott Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska. The newly constructed restaurant is conveniently situated between the airport and downtown areas and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

KRMM Hospitality and Kevin Wharton Add New Restaurants

In addition to owning/operating three Perkins Restaurants in Milford, Iowa, and Marshall and Willmar, Minnesota, this month, KRMM added two additional Perkins restaurants in Mankato and North Mankato, Minnesota to its portfolio in a refranchising agreement.

60th Anniversary Recipe Contest Winner is Announced!

After more than 13,000 on-line votes in the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery 60th Anniversary Recipe contest, America has spoken and determined that the Monte Cristo Sandwich, ham and cheese dipped in batter and fried for a delicious classic, is the crowd favorite! The recipe, submitted by Debra Jo Wagner of Minneapolis, MN was one of nearly 800 entered in the competition.

60th Anniversary Recipe Contest

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, the leading family dining chain celebrating its 60th Diamond Anniversary this year, is asking consumers to bring something new to the table and submit an original recipe that if chosen, will be featured as a limited time offering on its menu.


Perkins Restaurant & Bakery celebrated its 60th Anniversary at the recent 2018 Perkins Brand Conference held in Prior Lake, MN. Attended by over 450 franchisees, operators and company representatives, the Diamond Anniversary conference focused on the theme of “brilliance” of self, team, and brand – and included the announcement of Kevin Jones as the Perkins 2017 Franchisee of the Year; Custom Foods of America as Supplier of the Year; and Robert Fox from the North Port, Florida as General Manager of the Year.


As Perkins Restaurant & Bakery celebrates its 60th Anniversary, it announces the rollout of a new menu; the launch of a “Kindness Served Daily” campaign; and the hire of Thomas Yun, Vice President of Food Innovation and Culinary.

New Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Pulaski, Tennessee to Open Mid January 2018

Ground has officially broken and construction has begun on what will be the 10th Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in the state of Tennessee.

Yankton South Dakota Perkins Opens

A new Perkins Restaurant & Bakery has opened at 2216 Broadway Avenue, on the SE corner of Broadway and W. 23rd St., in Yankton, South Dakota. This is the 15th Perkins Restaurant & Bakery owned and operated by Perkins franchisee, CyHawk Hospitality, Inc.

Perkins Franchisee CyHawk Hospitality Continues to Grow
Perkins franchisee CyHawk Hospitality, this month opened their sixth location in Iowa at 4045 Hammond Avenue, Waterloo, Iowa. Come November, they will enter the South Dakota market when they introduce Perkins Restaurant & Bakery to the Yankton community at 2216 Broadway Avenue, bringing the total number of units owned and operated by CyHawk Hospitality to 15 restaurants strategically located in Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Colorado.

Perkins® Restaurant & Bakery Free Pancake Day Benefiting Give Kids The World Returns

CHART to honor Perkins & Marie Callender’s CEO Jeff Warne with its 2017 Commitment to People Award.
Good People Doing Good Work Is The Hallmark Of Perkins & Marie Callender’s United Culture.

Perkins® Restaurant & Bakery Announces Refranchise And Development Agreement With Largest Franchisee, JDK Management Group
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery announced today that its largest franchisee, K Investments Limited of the JDK Management Group has purchased five of its corporate restaurants in Pennsylvania, and signed a five-unit development agreement.

Perkins® Restaurant and Bakery Introduces New Menu
Product and ingredient innovation are at the forefront of the new menu that Perkins Restaurant & Bakery will roll out system-wide on May 1, 2017.

Perkins® Names Larry Walker 2016 Franchisee Of The Year
At its recent “No Limits” themed franchise conference held in Minneapolis, MN, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery honored Mr. Larry Walker of L&E Management as its 2016 Franchisee of the Year.

Perkins® Largest Franchisee JDK Management Opens New Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
Perkins franchisee of 33 years, JDK Management, has once again met success with the October 31, 2016 opening of their new Lewisburg, Pennsylvania Perkins Restaurant & Bakery.

New Perkins® Restaurant & Bakery In Winter Springs, Florida Opens For Business
After much anticipation, the new Winter Springs, Florida Perkins Restaurant & Bakery has opened its doors for business.

Perkins® Restaurant & Bakery Announces New Perkins Kid Perks App
Inspired by a desire to enhance and reinvent the fun activities available to kids and families who enjoy Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, the company announced today the launch of its new Kid Perks App.

Free Pancake Day Benefitting Give Kids The World Returns
In a continued show of support for to Give Kids The World Village, a non-profit resort in Central Florida that creates magical memories for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery will once again be hosting its Free Pancake Day on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

Perkins Drafts Bill® Cowher for “Gridiron Greats” Promo
When promoting a tailgate-inspired menu, it’s best to go with a pro.

Profile of Perkins® Franchisee, Homer “Scotty” Scott
Dreams realized and Making Dreams Come True for Give Kids The World

Perkins® Offers Expanded Franchise Benefits And Incentives
Effective immediately, Perkins will provide additional incentives to franchisees who participate in the company’s expansion goals in key markets.

Nation’s Restaurant News Interview with Jeff Warne, Perkins & Marie Callender’s President & CEO
Perkins gets boost from remodels, menu changes

Perkins® Announces 2015 Franchisee of the Year
JDK Management Receives Top Honors\r\nBusiness Partner of the Year and Give Kids The World Award Recipients Also Named

DeVry University Named Exclusive Educational Provider to Perkins & Marie Callender’s Employees and Their Families
Partnership demonstrates mutual commitment to strengthen employee benefits and provide career-focused education