Applebee's Continues Tradition of Serving Free Meals to the Neighborhood's Real Heroes Each Year on Veterans Day
Two members of the Army enjoy a free meal at Applebee's, which will again feed veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2011.
A veteran orders a free meal at Applebee's on Veterans Day, where all veterans and active duty military receive a free Thank You meal.
A veteran reviews the menu at Applebee's, where all veterans and active duty military are honored with a free Thank You meal.
Applebee's 7 oz. House Sirloin, the most popular item on the Veterans Day menu for the past two years, will be on the menu again. Veterans and Active Duty Military eat free at Applebee's on Veterans Day.
Applebee's expects to top the 163,000 Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburgers it served in 2010 on Veterans Day. On Friday, November 11, 2011, veterans and active duty military again will again eat for free at Applebee's.
Applebee's will serve Double Crunch Shrimp on Veterans Day, where all veterans and active duty military eat for free on Friday, November 11, 2011.
A veteran orders a free meal at Applebee's, which will provide free Thank You meals to veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day for the third consecutive year.
A child reviews the menu at Applebee's, which on Veterans Day will provide free Thank You meals to veterans and active duty military.
A veteran salutes at Applebee's, which will salute the nation's military this Veterans Day (Friday, November 11, 2011) with free Thank You meals.
Decisions, decisions, decisions. A child contemplates all of the delicious selections on the Applebee's Veterans Day menu. Applebee's will salute veterans and active duty military with a free meal on Veterans Day.
A family of four visits Applebee's, where on Veterans Day all veterans and active duty military will receive a free meal for the third consecutive year.
A team member and a veteran share a smile at Applebee's on Veterans Day, where veterans and active duty military receive a free Thank You meal.
LENEXA, KS -- (Marketwire) -- 10/12/2011 -- In what has become a neighborhood tradition, Applebee's will again thank our nation's veterans and troops by inviting them to their neighborhood Applebee's for a free signature entrée on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.
For the third year, Applebee's will salute our nation's military, hoping to top the 1,024,000 million free meals served last year from coast-to-coast. Since Applebee's first began thanking the military with a free meal, restaurants have served more than two million veterans and active duty military members on their day of remembrance and respect.
"We say 'Thank You' with a free meal but this day at Applebee's is really more about creating connections," said Mike Archer, president of Applebee's Services, Inc. "At every Applebee's on Veterans Day, military gather to share stories, meet up with old friends and make new ones. It's our favorite day of the year and we are honored to serve and thank them again this year."
Applebee's is offering a Veterans Day menu including some of its signature and favorite items, including the:
-- 7 oz. House Sirloin
-- Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger
-- Three Cheese Chicken Penne
-- Chicken Tenders Platter
-- Oriental Chicken Salad
-- Fiesta Lime Chicken®
-- Double Crunch Shrimp
Guests will need to provide proof of service, which includes: U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card, U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card, Current Leave and Earnings Statement, Veterans Organization Card, photograph in uniform or wearing uniform, DD214, Citation or Commendation.
Offer is valid for Dine-in only. Traditional sides are included with the free entrees; 2 for $20 appetizers, upgraded side items or extras, beverages, desserts and gratuity are not included.
For more information, guests should call their local Applebee's or visit www.applebees.com.
Applebee's has approximately 2,000 locations in 49 states, 15 countries and
one U.S. territory. Based in Lenexa, Kan., Applebee's takes pride in
providing a welcoming, neighborhood environment where everyone can enjoy
the dining experience. Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® is a
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