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. A decade later, the company expanded its territory to include Oklahoma and then Arkansas, South Carolina. Today, the Apple Gold Group currently operates 119 restaurants in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, our support center is home to our support teams: Accounting, Human Resources, Finance, Development, Marketing and Operations Support. These teams work in conjunction with our restaurants to support the success of our operations.