Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, also known simply as Perkins, is a casual dining chain of restaurants located in North America. They serve breakfast all day long and offer a bakery that sells pastries and sweet items. This chain was founded in the year 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was once known as Perkins Pancake House. The chain expanded into a franchise during the 1960s. It has its headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. This restaurant primarily tends to operate in the Midwestern United States but does have locations as far east as Florida. They employ thousands of people.