PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS — DineEquity, the parent company of the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar brand, announced last week that it expects to close between 105 – 135 restaurants across the country.
Doherty Enterprises, owners of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar Parsippany, wants to assure our valued guests and employees that the franchised Applebee’s locations that they own and operate are 100 percent open for business.
As an organization, Doherty Enterprises has a strong financial footing with a strategic plan that calls for continued new unit growth. They are a recognized leader in the industry, operating more than 150 restaurants across seven strong concepts. They look forward to continuing to fulfill our company’s mission to Wow Every Guest Every Time, Wow Our People, Wow Our Communities and Wow Our Suppliers while delivering a quality dining experience that our guests have come to expect.
Established in 1985, Doherty Enterprises, Inc. is recognized as the 68th largest privately-held business in the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business and the 11th largest franchisee in the United States as ranked in the Restaurant Finance Monitor, operating seven restaurant concepts including: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Panera Bread, Chevys Fresh Mex, Quaker Steak & Lube, Noodles & Company, and two of its own concepts, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas. In 2015, Nation’s Restaurant News ranked Doherty Enterprises as the 78th largest U.S. Foodservice revenue company, up from 85 in 2014. To date, Doherty Enterprises owns and operates over 150 restaurants in northern, southern and central New Jersey, on Long Island, as well as locations throughout Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and sections of Florida and Georgia. The Doherty vision is to be the “Best Food Service Company in the Communities We Serve” and its mission is to “Wow Every Guest Every Time, Wow Our People, Wow Our Communities and Wow Our Suppliers.”
Applebee’s Parsippany honors the “Greater Parsippany Rewards” card by offering a 10% discount on all food items.