Applebee's Host Interview Questions

Updated Aug 12, 2015
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cambridge, MN
Accepted Offer
Neutral Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Applebee's (Cambridge, MN).

Interview

Easy, interviewed with two managers at separate times. They asked standard, basic interview questions. They were professional, and made sure to plan enough time to get through everything necessary. Plus, they give you free beverages during the interview. It was a pretty casual interview, low pressure. If you have a good attitude, they'd probably hire you. The main goal with that company is to have attractive, cheerful people working in the front of house.

Interview Questions

  • Why do you want to be a host?   1 Answer

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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Applebee's in August 2015.

    Interview

    It is like your typical interview. I applied through snagajob, and they called me a week after. I had two separate interviews with the host manager and the general manager, and they were both very nice. After the second interview, they said that they will call me back within two days to let me know if I got the job or not and they did.

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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Clay, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a week. I interviewed at Applebee's (Clay, NY) in June 2015.

    Interview

    I applied back in March and was denied over email. When returning from school I was talking to a manager I knew and he said that I should apply and he would push me forward. A few days later, I was asked to come in for an interview. At the interview, the front of house manager interviewed me, asked me how I knew the manager that referred me and asked about school and my past work. She hired me on the spot. They are looking for a smile and good personality.

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    Anonymous Employee in Sacramento, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Applebee's (Sacramento, CA) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I applied online and then called about a week later and they scheduled an interview for the following week. After the interview, I was invited back for a second interview with another manager. They had forgotten that I was scheduled for a second interview though, and when I arrived I was told they were no longer hiring.

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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fontana, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Applebee's (Fontana, CA) in March 2015.

    Interview

    After filling out the application online, I was called for an interview after a couple days. The person that interviewed me was asking questions from a couple pages that had boxes to fill in. The questions I was asked were the same questions but asked in different ways which got annoying and the other questions were random questions. I didn't get any reactions when i answered the questions so I knew from the start I wasn't going to be called back.

    Interview Questions

    • If you were in line at a grocery store, what would you tell the person in front of you?   Answer Question
    • Why do you want to work at Applebee's, what can you bring to applebee's, how do you find out if a customer is enjoying their food, what do you expect to do in your position, how can you make the experience enjoyable for customers   Answer Question
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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Applebee's.

    Interview

    I applied online and 2 weeks later I got an email to come in for an interview. I called the next day but she was off for the next 2 days, so I called after that. She had me come in a week later. She asked me basic questions and then offered me a position. I originally applied for Curbside To Go Specialist but she said that they don't usually start people at that position but I was fine with the offered position because I really needed a job.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for Applebees?   Answer Question
    • Give me a time where you had to do something where you had to do something out of your job title?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Smile and be comfortable

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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Applebee's (Madison, WI) in September 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online and took assessment a Friday morning, was called for an interview Friday afternoon for the following Tuesday afternoon. Interviewed with kitchen manager first who asked standard interview questions, then interviewed with general manager which was more informal, told me about the job, and talked about availability.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain how you would go above & beyond the responsibility of your assigned position?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Offered $8.00/hour, no negotiation.

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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Carlisle, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Applebee's (Carlisle, PA) in August 2014.

    Interview

    I filled out an application in store. The manager right away asked me to come in the next day for an interview. I had a 30 minute interview and was highered on the spot. The interview itself was just a 1:1 in restaurant and went over my experiences and why I wanted to work for Applebee's. No trick questions.

    Interview Questions

    • Is there any reason I shouldn't hire you?   1 Answer
    • Why do you want to work for Applebee's?   1 Answer
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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Epping, NH
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Applebee's (Epping, NH) in June 2014.

    Interview

    easiest interview ever they hire people of the street with any problems. The whole place is a mill for hiring and firing employees without experience. my interviewer only a stereo typical questions such as why do you want to work for applebees? or what do you want to do with your life?.

    Negotiation

    no negotiations

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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chambersburg, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Applebee's (Chambersburg, PA) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I came in during a lull period in the day and the manager was not on the floor. I had to wait about 10 minutes to do my first interview. The interview lasted about 5 minutes. I then had to come in at a later date for my second interview with my information. This lasted about 10 minutes because of papers that needed to be filled out. The entire process was very quick actually.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: Any experience in the field?   1 Answer
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