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Kansas City, MO
10000+ employees
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Subsidiary or Business Segment
Casual Restaurants
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
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Applebee's Services makes sure that even far-flung suburbs can have a neighborhood bar. The company operates the largest casual-dining chain with about 2,000 of its signature Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar locations across ... Read more

Applebee's Reviews

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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Applebee's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is a great job to take part in if you are looking for something with a fast pace. The management isn’t always great, but at the Applebee’s I work at the management is amazing. They are very understanding when it comes to being late or calling in due to being sick, something comes up, etc. The servers are okay. The work place is very accepting. Very diverse as well.

    Cons

    There aren’t any cons, except maybe some servers acting like they run your hostess stand. If you are not as quick as them, you will be criticized and the main talk of the day. It’s best to be careful with this. $7.50 an hour is not enough to make a living, so this is super hard to work around sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Try not to be so quick to assume the worst of one of your hardest workers.

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Applebee's Photos

Applebee's photo of: Outside a Typical Applebee's in Coral Springs, FL. (Photo attributed to Afl2784 - licensed under the CCL Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 & GFDL, version 1.2)
Applebee's photo of: Remodel - Bar
Applebee's photo of: burger
Applebee's photo of: At the Bee's
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Applebee's photo of: Side Carside entrance
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Applebee's Interviews

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    Hostess Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Applebee's.

    Interview

    Very easy. It only consisted of simple questions regarding the food service industry. The manager was very polite and kind during the interview. It was very short and I was offered the job on the spot and I accepted.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you handle an angry customer?   2 Answers
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