SOURCE: Applebee's Services, Inc.

Applebee's Services, Inc.

November 11, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Alert: Local Story/Video and Photo Opportunity at Applebee's

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009 (Veterans Day)

LENEXA, KS--(Marketwire - November 11, 2009) -


WHAT:   All U.S. veterans and active duty military personnel can eat free*
        on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at every Applebee's
        Neighborhood Grill & Bar® restaurant across the country. Military
        receive a free entrée from a special menu in their honor.

WHO:    All U.S. veterans and active military personnel, including reserves
        and National Guard.

WHY:    To offer a nationwide "thank you" to our military.

WHEN:   Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009 (Veterans Day) during regular business
        hours.

WHERE:  All domestic Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants.
        *Check www.applebees.com for nearby locations.

        For more information: www.applebees.com/vetsday

About Applebee's Services, Inc.

Applebee's Services, Inc. and its affiliates, franchise and operate restaurants under Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar and is a DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN) brand. As of September 30, 2009, there were 2,002 Applebee's restaurants operating system-wide in 49 states, 15 international countries and one U.S. territory, of which 399 were company-owned. Additional information on Applebee's can be found on the company's Web site at www.applebees.com.

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