America's Newest IHOP Now Open In D'Iberville, Mississippi

New Restaurant Brings 85 New Jobs to the Community

Nov 13, 2012, 13:25 ET from Encore Enterprises, Inc.

D'IBERVILLE, Miss., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International House of Pancakes, ranked  No. 1 in family dining for the past five years by Nation's Restaurant News, is now serving "everything you love about breakfast" at its newest location, in D'Iberville, MS. The new restaurant celebrated with a grand opening on November 9, 2012 and is located at 11475 Cinema Way Drive in the Lakeview Village shopping center. 

The new IHOP is open 24 hours a day featuring breakfast favorites such as the famous varieties of pancakes and omelets, as well as a wide selection of popular lunch and dinner items.   

"IHOP is proud to be joining Lakeview Village and the D'Iberville community and to be extending the unique brand of IHOP hospitality to a new group of customers," explains John Smolenyak, Southwest region director of IHOP. "In addition to offering our delicious food, we know that Encore Enterprises will do everything they can to help this new IHOP be a positive and involved member of the community."

Dr. Bharat Sangani, chairman of Encore Enterprises and developer of Lakeview Village echoes those statements, "While we are proud to add another international brand to Lakeview, it's very much a local business. The IHOP restaurant will have approximately 85 staff members. It's nice that in addition to serving great food, we are making a positive impact on the local economy that so many of us call home."

For 54 years, IHOP has been the leader and expert in all things breakfast and the #1 leader in family dining. As of Sept. 30, 2012, there were 1,565 IHOPs in 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United Arab Emirates, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. IHOP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN). For more information, please visit us at

About Encore Enterprises, Inc. Encore Enterprises, Inc., is a diversified commercial real estate firm in Dallas, Texas, that is active in the hospitality, retail, multifamily and commercial office space sectors. Since the company's formation in 1999, Encore Enterprises has completed over $1.23 billion in real estate transactions with a focus on the Southern, Eastern and Midwestern United States. For more information about Encore Enterprises, Inc., visit

Contact: Michael Broadbent Encore Enterprises, Inc. (T) 214/259-7031

SOURCE Encore Enterprises, Inc.