Applebee’s | Food Newsfeed
Continue to Site


IHOP and Applebee's Opening Combined Restaurant in Detroit

DineEquity, Inc. announced plans Wednesday for a new location in Detroit that will for the first time leverage both its category leading brands, IHOP restaurants and Applebee's Grill and Bar in one restaurant destination to be at Millender Center in Detroit.

Applebee's Franchisee Hosts Internal Top Chef Contest

The Rose Group, a franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and Corner Baker Cafe restaurants in eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware, announced the winner of its 4th Annual Top Apple Chef competition, Applebee’s line cook Aimee Downes.

Applebee's Stops Sales Decline, IHOP Continues Strong Growth

DineEquity, Inc., the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP restaurants, today announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014.“We delivered successful results for the second quarter, driven by the continued focus on our strategic objectives,” says Julia A.

LEED-Certified Applebee's Opens in Brooklyn

Apple-Metro, Inc., the New York Metro-area Applebee’s franchisee, opened its second LEED-certified Applebee’s at the Gateway Shopping Center in East New York, Brooklyn, last week. The restaurant has more than 40 environmentally friendly upgrades, which include a roof-mounted solar array that returns power to the grid, rainwater and daylight harvesting, waterless urinals, and reclaimed wood (expanded list below).

Applebee's Hints at Brand Refresh in Austin Market

Applebee's is ready to show off its $4 million makeover in the Austin area.Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, with seven restaurants in the 512 area code all under the franchise partner direction of Apple Texas, is ready to debut a new experience for its guests and celebrate with "Applebee's Week In Austin.

Applebee's Sales Continue to Slip as IHOP's Grow

Domestic same-store sales decreased 0.5 percent at Applebee's and increased 3.9 percent at IHOP during the first quarter, as IHOP achieved its fourth consecutive quarter of positive same-restaurant sales, according to parent company DineEquity.

100,000 Applebee's Tables Get Tech Treatment

DineEquity announces that Applebee's will redefine and enhance the guest experience through the installation of 100,000 E la Carte Presto tablets, powered by Intel, on every table and multiple bar positions at more than 1,800 Applebee's restaurants in the United States.

Applebee's Orders a New Round of Spirited Cuisine

Cooking with alcohol intimidates one in four Americans, according to a new survey by Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar.In fact, if it came down to it, men would be more comfortable cutting down their own Christmas trees and women would rather risk making a basket-weave pie crust from scratch before adding spirited flair to their at-home creations.

Applebee's Adds to Game-Watching Experience

Football, as any coach knows, is all about timing. Just in time for football season, Applebee's restaurants has debuted the ESPN Fan Zone at Applebee's, a new venture between the worldwide leader in sports and the world's largest casual dining restaurant chain.

DineEquity Reports Strong Second Quarter Results

DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP restaurants, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2013.“DineEquity’s second quarter included a number of accomplishments.