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September 21, 2009 16:30 ET

Dinner Is Sweeter at IHOP

IHOP Rolls Out New Menu Items That Include Delicious Choices Available Any Time of Day

GLENDALE, CA--(Marketwire - September 21, 2009) - IHOP, one of America's favorite restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner, today announced the roll out of new menu items, which include a lineup of delicious dinner options. IHOP's new menu items are available at locations nationwide and provide guests the 'freedom of choice' with sweet and savory selections to meet their cravings no matter the time of day.

"IHOP is best known for our famous breakfast offerings, and our new hearty dinner items are sure to become family favorites for those guests looking for a warm, delicious meal that's available anytime of day," said Carolyn O'Keefe, IHOP's senior vice president, marketing.

IHOP's new menu items are a result of extensive consumer research and include new options for seniors and kids, as well as additional IHOP For Me selections, which give guests the same great IHOP taste in dishes that are lower in fat, calories or carbohydrates. The 14 new items include:

--  Pot Roast Melt: Tender slow-cooked USDA Choice beef pot roast with
    caramelized onions in a rich beef gravy on grilled sourdough bread with
    melted Swiss and American cheeses.
--  French Onion Pot Roast: USDA Choice beef slow cooked with caramelized
    onions in a rich beef gravy.  Served with mashed potatoes, buttered corn
    and garlic bread.
--  Balsamic-Glazed Chicken: Grilled chicken topped with sautéed
    mushrooms, onions, diced tomatoes and balsamic glaze.  Served with seasoned
    red skin potatoes, steamed broccoli and garlic bread.
--  Thick-Cut Bone-In Ham Dinner: A 10-oz. hickory-smoked ham steak served
    with mashed potatoes, buttered corn, cinnamon apples and garlic bread.
--  Sirloin Steak Tips Dinner: Grilled, tender, sweet USDA Select sirloin
    tips grilled with onions and mushrooms.  Served with mashed potatoes,
    buttered corn and garlic bread.
--  New York Cheesecake Pancakes: Four fluffy buttermilk pancakes loaded
    with creamy, rich cheesecake pieces and crowned with cool strawberry
    topping, powdered sugar and whipped topping.
--  Senior Two x Two x Two: Two buttermilk pancakes, two eggs and two
    crispy bacon strips or two pork sausage links. (Senior Specials are
    available for guests 55 and over.)
--  Senior Pot Roast:  A smaller portion of our tender USDA Choice pot
    roast with caramelized onions in a rich beef gravy.  Served with mashed
    potatoes, buttered corn and garlic bread.  (Senior Specials are available
    for guests 55 and over.)
--  Senior Mediterranean Lemon Chicken:  Rosemary, garlic and lemon
    marinated chicken breast seared to seal in flavor.  Served with seasoned
    red skin potatoes, steamed broccoli hollandaise and garlic bread.  (Senior
    Specials are available for guests 55 and over.)
--  Just For Kids Macaroni & Cheese:  Just for Kids 12 and under, Kraft®
    Macaroni & Cheese served with fresh fruit.
--  IHOP For Me - Whole Wheat French Toast Combo For Me:  Two slices of
    whole wheat French toast topped with sliced bananas.  Served with scrambled
    egg substitute and two strips of turkey bacon.
--  IHOP For Me - Two x Two x Two For Me:  Scrambled egg substitute, two
    strips of turkey bacon and two buttermilk pancakes.
--  IHOP For Me - Two-Egg Breakfast For Me:  Scrambled egg substitute, two
    strips of turkey bacon, whole wheat toast and fresh fruit.
--  IHOP For Me - "Just Right" Omelettes:  Made with egg substitute and
    served with fresh fruit, including: Spinach, Mushroom & Tomato Omelette For
    Me, Turkey Bacon Omelette For Me and Veggie Omelette For Me.
    


To find an IHOP restaurant near you, please visit www.ihop.com. IHOP gift cards may be purchased at any IHOP location or by going online. All of IHOP's breakfast, lunch and dinner items are available any time of day, and don't forget to "grab your IHOP 'n Go" with IHOP's takeout program.

ABOUT IHOP

For 50 years, the IHOP family restaurant chain has served its world famous pancakes and a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items that are loved by people of all ages. IHOP offers its guests an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service. The first IHOP opened in Toluca Lake, Calif. in 1958, and as of June 30, 2009, there were 1,421 IHOPs in 50 states, Canada and Mexico. 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).

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jennifer Pendergrass
    IHOP
    818-637-3603