2019 Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owner Hall of Fame: Nomination Form

The Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owner Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly to the success of Dunkin’ Donuts. Inductees have gone above and beyond to help build Dunkin’ Donuts to the esteem the brand enjoys today. For over 50 years Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise owners have worked hard and long hours, invested their resources, and involved…

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DDIFO Welcomes Three New Members to the Franchisee Hall of Fame

Every year, the DDIFO Franchise Owners Hall of Fame honors those franchisees who have made significant and lasting contributions to build the Dunkin’ Donuts brand. This year’s inductees are Adrian Gaspar, Jose Salema, and Rod Valencia. Adrian Gaspar Long before he held the keys to his own shops, Adrian Gaspar had roots in franchising. His…

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Independent Joe #50 June/July

This issue of Independent Joe is our 50th issue. DDIFO first published “Indy Joe” back in the spring of 2009 as a 16-page quarterly publication. The cover of the inaugural issue teased a feature on the benefits of mediation versus litigation, along with a photo insert of Brad Pitt carrying a medium cup of Dunkin’…

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Agenda Released For DDIFO Conference

Andrew Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., will close the DDIFO National Conference in New Orleans with a closing keynote address on Tuesday, June 12, but there’s much more to see and hear in New Orleans before he does! The full agenda, which has been finalized and…

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Clock Ticking for DDIFO Conference Room Block

Those planning to attend the DDIFO Conference and celebrate the Hall of Fame inductees with us only have another 2 weeks to reserve their rooms at the AAA Four-Diamond Award-winning Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel within the DDIFO room block. Rooms within the DDIFO room block are available at the discounted rate of only $159 per…

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Hall of Fame Candidate Eligibility Criteria

Induction Eligibility Criteria Eligibility & Tenure The candidate must be or have been involved for 15 years or more with the Dunkin’ Donuts system.  For the purposes of DDIFO Hall of Fame eligibility, the system is defined as being a Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owner, an employee of a Franchise Owner, a Dunkin’ Brands employee, DCP…

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