Compare Applebee's vs Chili's Grill and Bar BETA

See how working at Applebee's vs. Chili's Grill and Bar compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Applebee's vs. Chili's Grill and Bar. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Employee Ratings

  • Chili's Grill and Bar scored higher in 7 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3995 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 3315 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Chili's Grill and Bar employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than Applebee's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Applebee's Ceo John Cywinski
69%
69%John Cywinski
CEO Approval
Chili's Grill and Bar Ceo Wyman Roberts
71%
71%Wyman Roberts
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
57%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Chili's Grill and Bar employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Applebee's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Chili's Grill and Bar salaries averaged $27,761 higher than Applebee's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager406 Salaries
$50,275/yr
General Manager172 Salaries
$60,590/yr
Consulting Actuary2 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager294 Salaries
$53,695/yr
General Manager104 Salaries
$67,173/yr
Managing Partner47 Salaries
$73,290/yr

What Employees Say

  • Chili's Grill and Bar had 15 more reviews than Applebee's that mentioned "Flexible schedule" as a Pro.
  • Applebee's had 81 more reviews than Chili's Grill and Bar that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
  • Chili's Grill and Bar had 10 more reviews than Applebee's that mentioned "Menu" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 199 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 157 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible schedule"(in 214 reviews)
"Good money"(in 157 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 248 reviews)
"Menu"(in 79 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 167 reviews)
"Menu"(in 89 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Server

I worked at Applebee's part-time for more than a year

Pros

-Clear training - Lots of shifts - Good management - lots of room for upwards mobility

Cons

- with any restaurant, it could be frustrating to deal with customers taking advantage of policy.

"Awesome"Sep 17, 2020

Current Employee - Server

I have been working at Chili's Grill and Bar full-time for more than a year

Pros

Brinker provides for its employees. Always incentives for doing things.

Cons

It’s a restaurant so scheduled suck

Job Postings

Applebee's has 1,923 more recently posted open jobs than Chili's Grill and Bar.