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Dine Brands Global Named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024

February 1, 2024

Restaurant industry leader recognized for valuing diverse talent and its commitment to inclusivity

PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2024-- Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar®, IHOP® and Fuzzy’s Taco Shop® restaurants, and industry leader in workplace culture, has been recognized as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024 by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group.

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Dine Brands remains committed to increasing representation among its talent. (Photo: Business Wire)

Dine Brands remains committed to increasing representation among its talent. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Diverse perspectives and backgrounds fuel our culture and innovative spirit here at Dine,” said Sarah Cannon-Foster, Chief People Officer, Dine Brands Global. “We bring our Embrace All value to life through our programs, benefit offerings, and Team Member Resource Groups – who have been instrumental in fostering a sense of belonging across our organization. We are thrilled to be recognized for our ongoing effort to create an inclusive environment where diversity can be seen and celebrated at all levels.”

Newsweek’s scoring process involved a thorough examination of publicly available data, interviews with HR professionals, and an anonymous online survey conducted among a diverse group of employees at companies in the U.S. Respondents shared insights into corporate culture, working environments, and other aspects of both their own companies and others they were familiar with, resulting in over 1.5 million company reviews.

“Diversity is a widely discussed topic – and it remains a crucial factor as people look for an employer or a business partner. Newsweek and market-data research firm Plant-A Insights are proud to introduce ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024,’ highlighting companies that are committed to offering diverse and inclusive work environments,” said Nancy Cooper, Global Editor in Chief, Newsweek.

Dine Brands remains committed to increasing representation among its talent. To learn more about career opportunities, programs, and benefits at Dine Brands, visit

About Dine Brands Global, Inc.

Based in Pasadena, California, Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), through its subsidiaries and franchisees, supports and operates restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar®, IHOP®, and Fuzzy’s Taco Shop® brands. As of September 30, 2023, these three brands consisted of over 3,500 restaurants across 18 international markets. Dine Brands is one of the largest full-service restaurant companies in the world and in 2022 expanded into the Fast Casual segment. For more information on Dine Brands, visit the Company’s website located at


Susan Nelson
Sr. Vice President, Global Communications
Dine Brands Global, Inc.

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