Applebee’s FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees

Type of Business
The franchisee will operate sit-down, table service restaurants, including the service of food and alcoholic beverages, under the trade name of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar®.

Corporate Information
Applebee’s Franchisor LLC was formed in Delaware on July 28, 2014. Their principal business address is 10 W. Walnut St., 5th Floor, Pasadena, California 91103. Since October 1, 2014, they have offered franchises for Restaurants utilizing the service marks Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and Applebee’s Grill®. Their parent, Dine Brands Global, Inc. (formerly known as DineEquity, Inc.), acquired Applebee’s International, Inc. and its subsidiaries, the owner and franchisor of the Applebee’s Restaurant chain, on November 29, 2007.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of an Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar® franchised business ranges from $2,428,029 to $7,084,006. This includes Initial Fees of $35,000 to $50,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or an affiliate. You might pay the franchisor more if you sign a Development Agreement to develop multiple Restaurants.

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