Getting Breakfast with the Queen of Denny’s: Dawn LaFreeda

Dawn LaFreeda runs the worlds largest women owned franchisee operations in the world. She bolsters almost 90 Denny’s Restaurants in her empire.

We always love catching up with Dawn. We did so this time in San Antonio Texas at one of her Denny’s locations. She treated us to breakfast while we chatted about many topics, including:

-An update on minimum wage law and the implications of the political debate
-An updated on Denny’s technology and new initiatives
-Top advice to franchisors
-Top advice to prospective franchisees
-Dawn speaks to the question of diversification and why she has chosen not to for now
-Get to know Dawn a little more outside of the business arena


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