SPARTANBURG, SC – Denny's Corp. announced a development deal for 10 new restaurants in Chile over the next 15 years.

The agreement gives the Musiet Group exclusive rights to open Denny's restaurants in Chile, with the first location expected to open in Santiago in 2013. The Musiet Group, a family-owned company, also is the master franchisee for Ruby Tuesday casual dining chain.

“We are making significant progress expanding the Denny’s brand internationally with the right franchise partners and this is further evidence of our momentum," said John Miller, Denny’s president and chief executive officer. "This significant development agreement is our first major expansion in South America and is one of the brand’s largest international development agreements to date.”