In most cases, yes, Perkins Restaurants will hire convicted felons. Perkins Restaurants makes hiring decisions differently for each individual. Perkins Restaurants considers many factors when making a hiring decision. These factors include not only your experience and skills, but type type of conviction(s) you have (felony and/or misdemeanor), the number of convictions you have, and your time since release from supervision.
About Perkins Restaurants
Founded in 1958, Perkins operates 400 restaurants in 33 states and five Canadian provinces. The Perkins system includes 134 company-owned and operated restaurants and 266 franchised units. The Company also has a baked goods manufacturing division operating under the name Foxtail which manufactures pies, pancake mixes, cookie dough, and muffin batter for in-store bakeries and third-party customers. The combination of the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery chain with Marie Callender’s occurred in 2006. Marie Callender’s consists of 38 company and 30 franchised restaurants in 6 states; it is famous for its fresh-baked pies and has a national presence through supermarket frozen entrée lines offered by ConAgra. Private investment funds managed by Wayzata Investment Partners LLC are the majority owners of Perkins & Marie Callender’s Holding LLC, the parent company of the Perkins & Marie Callender’s group of companies.