Press Release

Denny’s brings big, bold flavors with new 'extreme skillets'

Limited-time menu packed with fresh, premium ingredients and daring new tastes

For Immediate Release

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Allie Yongue

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 20, 2016) – Denny's, is offering guests a deliciously bold start to the New Year with the introduction of its limited time ‘Extreme Skillets’ menu. Featuring four daring new skillet dishes, loaded with big, bold flavors and fresh ingredients, the menu boasts an exciting new twist on a sizzlin’ diner classic.

“With each New Year we strive to offer our guests a new and improved diner experience, maintaining our focus on food quality, premium ingredients and enhanced flavors,” said John Dillon, @DillonJohnW chief marketing officer for Denny’s. “Our ‘Extreme Skillets’ menu features exciting new dishes that offer guests a fresh take on traditional favorites, using higher-quality ingredients that don’t sacrifice on our signature taste, value or variety.”

Guests may choose from four craveable new dishes, all served steaming hot on sizzlin’ skillets, with the option to add toast or tortillas for just 99 cents:

  • New Crazy Spicy Skillet – If you can handle the heat, this fiery dish begins with crumbled chorizo sausage, jalapeños, sautéed mushrooms, fire-roasted bell peppers, onions and seasoned red-skinned potatoes. To top it off, the gluten free dish includes tasty grilled chicken breast, shredded Cheddar cheese, a spicy five pepper sauce and Pepper Jack queso.
  • New Mighty Meat Lover’s Skillet – Looking for a hot and hearty meal? Try this savory skillet cooked to perfection with breakfast sausage and a grilled sirloin steak skewer served over mushrooms, fire-roasted bell peppers, onions and seasoned red-skinned potatoes. This meaty marvel is finished with a sweet bourbon glaze and two eggs.
  • New Supreme Green Skillet – For a fresh, new flavor, guests may enjoy premium gouda-apple chicken sausage, seasoned red-skinned potatoes, fresh spinach, sautéed mushrooms, broccoli and fire-roasted bell peppers and onions. This gluten free, green goodness is topped with new creamy avocado sauce, fresh sliced avocado and two eggs.
  • New Wild Salmon Skillet – Denny’s delicious sustainable and wild-caught Alaska salmon fillet is gluten-free and grilled with a perfectly seasoned blend of garlic and herbs, served atop seasoned red-skinned potatoes, fresh spinach, broccoli, sautéed mushrooms and grape tomatoes.

For a fresh and fruity finish, diners can treat themselves to one of Denny’s delightful Blackberry Goodness desserts. The new Blackberry Milkshake, tasty Blackberry Vanilla Cake and bite-sized Blackberry Pancake Puppies® all feature sweet blackberry fillings and offer a light and tasty way to round off your meal.

Available now, Denny’s ‘Extreme Skillets’ menu is available all day, every day for a limited time. For more information please visit

About Denny’s Corp.

Denny's Corporation is the franchisor and operator of one of America's largest full-service family restaurant chains, based on the number of restaurants. Denny's has approximately 1,700 franchised, licensed, and company restaurants around the world including 147 restaurants in Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the Philippines, New Zealand, Honduras, the United Arab Emirates, Costa Rica, Guam, Guatemala, the United Kingdom, El Salvador, Indonesia, and Aruba. For further information on Denny's, including news releases, please visit the Denny's website at or the brand’s social channels via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn or YouTube.