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Awards & Commendations


Applebee's continues to set the standards for best practices in the restaurant industry. Here are just a few of our recent accolades.

Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Applebee's Services, Inc.
8140 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114


Monday - Friday: 7am-7pm CST

Chain of the Year

Restaurant Hospitality Magazine

Excellence in Retention Award

Nation's Restaurant News, People and Performance Award Council

Heart of the Workplace Award

In recognition of a company that models best people practices in their workplace and makes a difference in the lives of their employees and their communities

- People Report

Top Performer in Management Retention Award

In recognition of Applebee's care for their people and work to provide a stable career path that fosters growth

- People Report

Catalyst Award

In recognition of Applebee's creative implementation of new competition, recognition and rewards programs to significantly reduce hourly and management turnover

- People Report

Project Excellence and Team Excellence Awards

7th Annual International Food Service Technology Exposition

One of America's Best Managed Companies

- Forbes Magazine