Benefits of becoming a Member

This exciting program is your inside ticket to a connection within the Denny’s brand as a whole. The Franchisee Program was created to give you an opportunity to be a participating member of our association, as you are “The core of what we do.”

Join today! There is no better way to stay informed, have access to the latest contacts and market directly to your audience. Participation in our Franchisee Program will be one of your most profitable business investments. The DFA is highly recognized throughout the restaurant franchise community as being one of the most solid, reputable, well-organized associations in the industry. The DFA offers more to their members than any other association of its kind and below is a list of the benefits of becoming a Franchisee Member:

  • Be A Candidate / Voting Privileges
  • Committee Involvement
  • DFA Association Management
  • DFA Website
  • Direct access Corporate Denny’s
  • Membership Directory – Annually
  • Regional Meetings

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Education & Management Tools

DFA Annual Convention

The National Franchisee Convention puts franchisees in touch with the vision and direction of Denny’s.  The convention includes 4 days packed with general sessions and workshop opportunities for networking with Corporate decision makers and your peers, a specialized supplier trade show and franchisee awards.

FREE Admission to the DFA Convention

Your convention badge is your admission to all meeting workshops, 3 meals plus breaks daily and social functions for all 4 days!  Make a vacation out of the trip for your entire family.  The special hotel rates are good throughout the week.

Membership Directory – Annually

This publication includes all members, both Franchisees and our Allied Vendor Partners. The details you need are at your fingertips!

Community & Networking

Be A Candidate / Voting Privileges

The opportunity to run for a Board seat and make a difference in your community. Vote for the DFA member who you wish to represent you on the Board of Directors.

Committee Involvement

All DFA members are invited to assist and participate on committee. Your involvement in these committees is essential for our success of the Association.

Regional Meetings

Attend regional meetings in your area.


DFA Association Management

DFA Association Management team is available to answer your questions, Monday-Friday at 888.4.Dennys (Toll Free) or

DFA Website

Including private member only area giving you access to DFA minutes, DFA quarterly newsletter and communication, Annual Convention reports. Our website is packed with information.

Direct access to Corporate Denny's

This is the only franchisee organization recognized by Corporate. Your Board of Directors and Committee Chairman are in constant communication with Corporate.

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