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Denny’s Congratulates James Wines on Receiving the National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement

  Denny’s Congratulates James Wines on Receiving the National Design Award for
  Lifetime Achievement

Business Wire

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- June 4, 2013

Denny’s, Inc. (NASDAQ: DENN), one of America's largest full-service restaurant
chains, is pleased to congratulate James Wines for receiving the National
Design Award for Lifetime Achievement. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given
in recognition of a distinguished individual who has made a profound and
long-term contribution to the contemporary practice of design. James Wines is
founder and president of SITE, a New York-based architectural studio, and he
and his firm designed “Denny's on Fremont,” flagship restaurant location in
Las Vegas.

Denny's on Fremont (Photo: Business Wire)

Denny's on Fremont (Photo: Business Wire)

“It has been an honor to work with James Wines in the creation of the Denny’s
flagship restaurant in Las Vegas. He was able to bring to life the spirit of
America’s Diner as the original social network while staying true to the core
attributes of the Denny’s brand that have been such an important part of our
history,” commented Frances Allen, chief marketing officer for Denny’s, Inc.
“James’ dedication to creating unique and meaningful architecture shows
through his work, creating a memorable experience for those who have the
privilege of enjoying them.”

The National Design Awards include ten jury-selected award categories and they
were created by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to
honor achievement in American design. Wines will receive the award at the
National Design Awards gala in New York on Oct. 17.

Wines has designed over 150 projects and each site-specific and
environmentally oriented structure emphasizes context. He is a Professor of
Architecture at Pennsylvania State University and author of several books
including De-Architecture and Green Architecture.

About Denny's

DFO, LLC is the franchisor and Denny’s, Inc. is the operator of one of
America's largest full-service restaurant chains, based on number of
restaurants. As of December 26, 2012, Denny's had 1,688 franchised, licensed,
and company-owned restaurants around the world with combined sales of $2.5
billion including 1,590 restaurants in the United States and 98 restaurants in
Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Honduras, Guam, Curacao, Puerto Rico, Dominican
Republic and New Zealand. For further information on Denny's, including news
releases, please visit the Denny's website at www.dennys.com.

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