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Wholly owned subsidiary
GenreCasual dining
FoundedDecatur, Georgia, U.S. (January 1, 1980 (1980-01-01))
FounderBill Palmer, TJ Palmer
HeadquartersKansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Number of locations
2,003 (2013)[1]
Area served
Key people
Julia Stewart, CEO of DineEquity, Inc.
Mike Archer, President
RevenueIncrease US$2.52 billion (2006)[2]
Increase US$130.78 million (2006)[2]
Increase US$80.91 million (2006)[2]
Total assetsIncrease US$935.4 million (2006)[2]
Total equityIncrease US$486.65 million (2006)[2]
Number of employees
28,000 (2013)[3]
ParentDineEquity, Inc.

Applebee's is an American food company that develops, franchises and operates Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill. There are over two thousand restaurants all across the United States, Puerto Rico and several outside countries. The concept of this company represents casual dining. Their food includes salads, shrimp, chicken, pasta, barbecue ribs and fish. The company is centered in Kansas City, Missouri. It was put into operation on November 19, 1980.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. Form 10-Q Archived 2015-10-17 at the Wayback Machine June 30, 2013 (p. 22) report
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Applebee's, Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Mar 1, 2007" (PDF). Retrieved Jan 11, 2013.
  3. "FAQs". Applebee's. Retrieved October 11, 2013.