Veteran’s Day is Wednesday, November 11, and for the eighth straight year, Applebee’s, the nation’s leading casual dining chain will honor those who served our country by hosting them for free meals at more than 2,000 of Applebee’s locations nationwide.
This Veterans Day, Applebee’s expects to serve more than one million free meals to veterans and active-duty military personnel, adding to its total of 8.5 million meals served since launching in 2007. Veterans along with those who wish to say thank you can keep an eye on the Applebee’s social channels in early November, where the brand will highlight local organizations serving Veterans and their families every day.
Applebee’s Thank You Menu will include:
• 7 oz. House Sirloin
• American Standard All-In Burgers
• Double Crunch Shrimp
• Three-Cheese Chicken Penne
• Fiesta Lime Chicken®
• Chicken Tenders Platter
• Oriental Chicken Salad
The ten organizations that are participating in the Thank You Movement campaign include: Faith*Hope*Love*Charity, Inc., Grace After Fire, Illinois Patriot Education Fund, Lone Star Veterans Association, Midwest Military Outreach, New Directions for Veterans, Operation College Promise, Operation Shower, Returning Veterans Project and Veterans 360. Applebee’s is making a direct donation to each group, showcasing their efforts on the Thank You Movement site and inviting Americans to learn more and donate directly. Want to know more about these organizations please check out this article: PR NEWS
Since launching the Thank You Movement as a way of showing appreciation for the more than 24 million current and former Armed Service members, Applebee’s has also enabled visitors to show their appreciation for active and former service members by writing personal “Thank You” messages in real time via www.thankyoumovement.com.
The free meals on Veterans Day will be available at the nearly 2,000 Applebee’s locations nationwide. In order to receive a free meal on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, guests just need to provide proof of military 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 limited menu items only. Menu selection and participation may vary. Dine-in only. Traditional sides are included with free entrees; 2 for $20 appetizers, upgraded side items or extras, beverages, desserts and gratuity are not included. Applebee’s will offer free meals for veterans and active-duty military during normal business hours on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Hours vary by location, so guests should call their local Applebee’s restaurant in advance to inquire about specific location hours. Applebee’s encourages guests to call their local Applebee’s or visit www.applebees.com for more information.
Applebee’s Grill & Bar offers a lively bar & grill experience with an array of flavorful, handcrafted drinks, appetizers and entrees that constantly evolve. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Applebee’s as of September 2015 had more than 2,000 locations in 49 states, 16 countries and Puerto Rico.