“Denny's long-standing commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion has earned us a number of national, regional, and local awards and recognition. However, no initiative or program can truly be successful without individual commitment from each of us.”April Kelly-Drummond
Sr. Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Multicultural Engagement
Awards and Recognition
Asian Enterprise magazine
Asian Enterprise magazine ranked Denny’s as one of the “Top 10 Best Companies for Asian Americans” in 1999-2013 and 2015.
Asian Enterprise magazine also awarded Denny’s the National Entrepreneur Award for community relations efforts in the Asian Pacific community in 2011.
Black EOE Journal
Black EOE Journal ranked Denny’s as one of “Best of the Best Top Supplier Diversity Program” in 2013.
Black Enterprise Magazine
Black Enterprise magazine ranked Denny’s at the top of its list of “Best 40 Companies for Diversity” in 2006 and 2007.
Carolina Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council
Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council named Denny’s “Corporation of the Year” 2010 in Supplier Diversity.
Center for Responsibility in Business
Center for Responsibility in Business awarded Denny’s its 2000 Corporate Conscience Diversity Award for outstanding achievement in corporate social responsibility.
Diversity Journal recognized Denny's in “2015 Woman Worth Watching”
Essence magazine ranked Denny’s as one of “The Best Companies for Black Women” in 2004.
Family Digest magazine selected Denny’s from over 700 U.S. companies as one of the Top 7 in the nation for African-Americans in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Fortune magazine continually ranks Denny’s at the top of its survey of “America’s 50 Best Companies for Minorities.” Denny’s ranked No. 2 in 1998; No. 6 in 1999; No. 1 in 2000 and 2001 and No. 3 in 2002, 2003. The survey is conducted among 1,200 U.S. companies.
Hispanic Business Magazine
Hispanic Business Magazine ranked Denny’s among the “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” in 2005, 2006 and 2007 in its survey of “Top 40 Companies for Hispanics.”
Latina Style Magazine
Latina Style magazine named Denny’s to its Latina Style 50 report, citing the company as one of the 50 best companies in the U.S. for Hispanic women to work in 2006.
LATINO magazine named Denny’s “Top 100 Companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos” in 2013 and 2014.
Minority Business News USA Magazine
Minority Business News USA Magazine named Denny’s as a leader in Supplier Diversity in in 2014 and 2015.
Denny’s received the 1997 Fair Share Corporate Award for Minority Business Development from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
National Association for Female Executives
The National Association for Female Executives ranked Denny’s 13th in its 2002 survey of the “Top 25 U.S. Companies for Executive Women.”
Professional Woman's Magazine
Professional Women’s Multicultural magazine “Best of the Best Top Supplier Diversity Program” in 2013.
Savoy Magazine selected Denny’s as “2011 Top 100 Companies to Work For” in 2011.
SC School of Boards Association
SC School of Boards Association named Denny’s “Champion of Public Education” in 2008.