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Applebee's Interview Questions

Updated May 25, 2017
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  1.  

    Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    It was simple questions they asked you but was nervous and the people were really friendly overall came out confident and told me they would give me a call back

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here   1 Answer

  2.  

    Host/Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Applebee's.

    Interview

    I applied online & got a call to come in a couple days later. The manager came and took me to a booth in the back & asked me questions based on my application & resume. She was very laid back and seemed very interested.

    Interview Questions


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    Line Cook Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Howell, MI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Applebee's (Howell, MI) in October 2016.

    Interview

    It was pretty straight forward they mostly were people who can work fast and or had experience. They do 3 interviews consisting of meeting the different managers with the final one being the GM who completes the hiring.

    Interview Questions

    • Favorite dish to cook at home.   1 Answer
    • The busiest day you have ever worked and how you dealt with it.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I made it clear I was looking for something good and was being somewhat picky in terms of what job I was going to accept and they started me off at 10.50 instead of 10.


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    Hostess/Carside to Go Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Applebee's (Omaha, NE) in October 2016.

    Interview

    I was told to go to Applebee's at 9:30. The next morning I came to Applebee's and waited for the manager to interview me. We then introduced ourselves. Gazelle and Kim (my manager and the kitchen staff) started going over everything I would need to know too qualify for the job.

    Interview Questions

    • How was being a shift manager at sonic?   1 Answer

  6.  

    Host/Hostess Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Bedford, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Applebee's (Bedford, OH) in October 2016.

    Interview

    Very simple and easy, she made me feel comfortable and asked common personality questions. She was very nice and also told me about herself she make me feel less nervous.

    Interview Questions

    • What's something that your current manager will tell me about you?   Answer Question

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    Host Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Westfield, MA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Applebee's (Westfield, MA).

    Interview

    Met with the manager at the time, was very structured. I was given a time and date etc. She was very polite and knowledgeable about what they were looking for in employees. I felt that i would fit in right away.

    Interview Questions


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    Server At Applebees Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Applebee's (Brooklyn, NY).

    Interview

    First server job asked aboit any customer service skills and why I wanted to work for the company yhe interview was very simple i got hired on the spot. The training took about a week i was serving tables on my eight day.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    No negotiation


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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

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

    Interview

    I had a phone interview with the area director. Then I met the Area Director and another area director for a face to face interview one morning and following that I "worked through lunch" to observe. Then the third interview was with the Area Director and his boss.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you want to be when you grow up? (I'm a professional, I've been working for over a decade and I hold a Masters Degree - this question was insulting)   1 Answer
    • How old are your kids? (He would not have asked a man the same question)   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    Because I didn't get a good impression from the 3 white men that I interviewed with that the brand valued diversity. I thought the higher the title the more loose they were with their sexism.


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    Server Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Salina, KS
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at Applebee's (Salina, KS) in September 2016.

    Interview

    Went in for 1st interview, was then scheduled for 2nd interview with GM. Went for that interview, I thought it went well. Never heard anything back from anybody there and I even called and couldn't get any follow through from them.

    Interview Questions

    • What will you bring to my team.
      Best quality, worst Quality?
      Experience?  
      Answer Question

  11.  

    Kitchen Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Applebee's (Austin, TX) in September 2016.

    Interview

    The first interview was with the GM. The secon interview was with the district manager. Both interviewers were professional and helped feel at ease. After the interview, I had to pass a background check, which took two weeks to complete, and submit a sample for drug testing. The whole process took about three weeks

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about Applebbe's?   1 Answer

See What Applebee's Employees Are Saying

Star Star Star Star Star   Current GUI in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Pros: “Applebee's is a great job for Students. It offers flexible hours not to mention you work with young people your age mostly in school. The money isn't bad for part-time job but...”“Applebee's is a great job for Students. It offers flexible hours not to mention you work with young people your age mostly in school. The money isn't bad for part-time job but the schedule can be unpredictable as it varies on ma can be unpredictable as it varies on need but you can always pick up a couple extra shifts on the employee application when they're available .” – Full Review

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