No Snubs with First-Ever Applebee's® 2015 #BeeFamous Awards

Applebee's announces winners for 'Best Photobomber,' 'Best Creator of Awkward Silences' awards among many others.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Jan. 12, 2015 - Best Supporting Actress? Yawn. An award for the best screenplay? Been done. Applebee's Grill and Bar knows fans are the real winners and last night, while Hollywood was celebrating the stars of film and television, Applebee's was honoring fans across the country in the first-ever #BeeFamous awards.

"We wanted to honor and celebrate the real winners, our fans, this award season," said Darin Dugan, Applebee's Senior Vice President of Culinary and Marketing. "These fans are the best and have earned their night in the spotlight."

More than 5,600 nominations were submitted. Award highlights include:

  • Best Celebrity Impersonator
  • Best Life of the Party
  • Best Reason Why We Can't Have Nice Things
  • Best Non-verbal Response to That Thing You Said
  • Best Creator of Awkward Silences
  • Best Photobomber
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Being Single
  • Best All-In #BurgerSelfie on Instagram
  • Best Karaoke Performance in a Car
For the full list of awards and winners, visit:

The Applebee's Brand

Applebee's ( is the world's largest casual dining chain, with approximately 2,000 locations in 49 states, 16 countries and one U.S. territory. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Applebee's takes pride in providing a welcoming, neighborhood environment where everyone can enjoy the dining experience. Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® restaurants are franchised or operated by DineEquity, Inc.'s wholly-owned subsidiary, Applebee's International, Inc. and its affiliates.

SOURCE Applebee's


Tom Linafelt
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