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Applebee’s to Host National Hiring Day on Monday, May 17 and Aims to Welcome 10,000 New Team Members to the Neighborhood With Its Franchisees

For one day only, interview candidates at 1,600 restaurants nationwide can receive a voucher for a free appetizer with Applebee’s “Apps for Apps” program

Applebee’s wants to welcome you to the neighborhood! On Monday, May 17, 2021, Applebee’s will host a National Hiring Day event at franchise and company-operated restaurants nationwide to make it easy for interested candidates to start their career at Applebee’s. During this event, every candidate 18 years or older who receives an interview will receive a voucher for a free appetizer as part of Applebee’s “Apps for Apps” program.*

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Applebee’s to Host National Hiring Day on Monday, May 17 and Aims to Welcome 10,000 New Team Members to the Neighborhood With Its Franchisees. (Photo: Business Wire)

Applebee’s to Host National Hiring Day on Monday, May 17 and Aims to Welcome 10,000 New Team Members to the Neighborhood With Its Franchisees. (Photo: Business Wire)

Through this hiring initiative, Applebee’s and its franchise partners aim to welcome 10,000 new team members to their restaurants nationwide. Starting positions include a range of full-time and part-time opportunities, including host, to go, server, bartender, cook, dishwasher and management, all with the potential for career development and advancement.

“At Applebee’s, we see guests as neighbors and team members as family, and we’re looking forward to welcoming thousands of new team members to the neighborhood this summer to start their career with us,” said Kevin Carroll, Chief Operations Officer at Applebee’s. “Our restaurants offer team members the flexibility to write their own story, be themselves and have fun – if this sounds like the right fit for you, head to an Applebee’s restaurant near you on May 17 to see why you belong here and get that free appetizer!”

Interested candidates can visit to see a list of current job openings near them and schedule an interview for May 17 at their local restaurant between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. local time. Applicants will visit the restaurant on Monday, May 17 to interview and meet with an Applebee’s manager. Same day walk-ins are also welcome.

Applebee’s and its franchisees offer flexible scheduling, paid training, career development, a collaborative atmosphere, and a dynamic, fun and fast-moving environment. Each restaurant is dedicated to giving back to its local community and “Doin’ Good in the Neighborhood” through a variety of charitable initiatives, and follows enhanced health and safety measures to keep team members and guests safe. At Applebee’s, there’s a place for everyone.

*To receive the voucher, candidates need to attend an in-person interview at an Applebee’s restaurant on Monday, May 17, 2021. Voucher not valid on The Classic Combo. Void where prohibited. Tax & gratuity excluded. Available for dine-in only at participating locations only. One voucher per table, per visit. While supplies last. Void if copied, photographed, scanned, reproduced or altered in any way. No cash value.

About Applebee's®

As one of the world’s largest casual dining brands, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar serves as America’s kitchen table, offering guests a lively dining experience that combines simple, craveable American fare with classic drinks and local drafts. Applebee’s makes it easy for family and friends to connect with one another, whether it’s in a dining room or in the comfort of a living room, Eatin’ Good in the Neighborhood™ is a familiar and affordable escape from the everyday. Applebee's restaurants are owned and operated by entrepreneurs dedicated to more than serving great food, but also building up the communities that we call home. From raising money for local charities to hosting community fundraisers, Applebee’s is always Doin’ Good in the Neighborhood®. Applebee’s had 1,705 franchise and company-operated restaurants in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and 11 other countries as of March 31, 2021. Applebee's is franchised by subsidiaries of Dine Brands Global Inc. [NYSE: DIN], which is one of the world's largest full-service restaurant companies.

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