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:
Applebee's (www.applebees.com) 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.