The Apple Gold Group is one of the original five Applebee’s Franchisees and was founded in 1984. It was developed to operate Applebee’s restaurants in North Carolina, opening its first Neighborhood Grill and Bar in Cary, North Carolina in 1985. Three decades later, the company has expanded its territory operating over 130 restaurants across 7 states (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Indiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas).
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, the support center is home to support teams: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Development, Marketing and Operations. These teams work in conjunction with our restaurant teams to support the success of our operations.