Applebee's Canada

Applebee's Canada

November 01, 2011 15:37 ET

Applebee's® Salutes Veterans & Canadian Forces With Free Meal on Remembrance Day

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2011) - In what has become a neighbourhood tradition, Applebee's restaurants will thank our nation's veterans and active duty Canadian Forces by inviting them to their neighbourhood Applebee's for a free meal on Remembrance Day - Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.

Since Applebee's first began thanking the Canadian military three years ago with a free meal, restaurants have served thousands of Canadian Forces members, from coast to coast, on their day of remembrance and respect.

Applebee's Canada is also launching an online and in-restaurant 'Neighbours Thanking Neighbours' campaign for 2011. Online thank you messages can be shared through the Applebee's Canada Facebook page and Applebee's guests are invited to write messages of thanks to their neighbourhood heroes, on in-restaurant 'Thank You Wall Posters', starting Nov. 1, 2011.

"Remembrance Day is so important to Canadians," said Brian Simowitz, regional general manager – Canada. "We want to offer veterans and active duty Canadian Forces a great meal and an opportunity to connect with fellow service men and women to share stories, meet up with old friends and make new ones. Serving those who serve our country is a true honour. We're looking forward to hosting our heroes again this year."

Applebee's is offering a Remembrance Day menu including some of its signature and favourite items, including:

8 oz House Steak

Chicken Fingers Platter

Double Crunch Shrimp

Fiesta Lime Chicken®

Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger

Oriental Chicken Salad

Three-Cheese Chicken Penne

Veterans and active duty military will need to provide proof of service, which includes: permanent ID card for active personnel, temporary ID card for reservists, veteran's card, photograph in uniform or join us in uniform.

About Applebee's in Canada

Applebee's Neighbourhood Grill and Bar operates 25 franchised restaurants throughout Nova Scotia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. Find your neighbourhood Applebee's by visiting

About Applebee's

Applebee's is the world's largest casual dining chain, with 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 DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE:DIN) brand, and is franchised and operated by Applebee's Services, Inc. and its affiliates.

*Offer is valid for Dine-in only. Traditional sides are included with the free entree. Upgraded side items or extras, beverages, desserts and gratuity are not included.

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