Doherty Enterprises-Owned Applebee’s® Restaurant in Clark, NJ, To Open NEW To-Go Pickup Window

Industry: Restaurant/Hospitality

Allendale, NJ (PRUnderground) September 19th, 2022

Applebee’s franchisee Doherty Enterprises, Inc. announced today it is opening an Applebee’s To-Go Pickup Window at its Clark, NJ location. The window will be located on the west side of the existing Applebee’s restaurant at 1255 Raritan Road and will create added convenience for Applebee’s To Go guests beginning Sept. 15, 2022.

Once the To-Go Pickup Window is opened, guests will be able to place an order and pay via or the Applebee’s mobile app (iOS, Google), select the Carside To-Go option at checkout, where they will be given an estimated pick-up time. Once they arrive at the restaurant during their pick-up time, they will be able to drive their vehicle up to the window for a convenient and quick pick-up of their meal. Guests will also be able to order by phone and pay at the pickup window.

“We are excited to offer this new and convenient service to our guests in the Clark neighborhood,” said Kurt Pahlitzsch, VP of Operations at Doherty Enterprises. “It’s part of our continued effort to find new ways to meet the needs of our guests so they can enjoy the meals they love at Applebee’s in a convenient and safe way.”

Applebee’s has taken thoughtful steps to enhance its restaurant experience nationwide with a safety-first mindset, including seamless digital ordering, tamper-evident delivery packaging, and contactless in-restaurant menu options.

The Clark, NJ Applebee’s Grill & Bar was established in 2015 and is locally owned by Doherty Enterprises.

The restaurant can be reached at (732) 381 1419.

About Applebee’s®

As one of the world’s largest casual dining brands, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar serves as America’s kitchen table, offering guests a lively dining experience that combines simple, craveable American fare with classic drinks and local drafts. Applebee’s makes it easy for family and friends to connect with one another, whether it’s in a dining room or in the comfort of a living room, Eatin’ Good in the Neighborhood™ is a familiar and affordable escape from the everyday. Applebee’s restaurants are owned and operated by entrepreneurs dedicated to more than serving great food, but also building up the communities that we call home. From raising money for local charities to hosting community fundraisers, Applebee’s is always Doin’ Good in the Neighborhood®. Applebee’s franchise and company-operated operations consisted of 1,673 Applebee’s restaurants in the United States, two U.S. territories and 11 countries outside the United States as of August 9, 2022. This number does not include two domestic Applebee’s ghost kitchens (small kitchens with no store-front presence, used to fill off-premise orders) and eight Applebee’s international ghost kitchens. Applebee’s is franchised by subsidiaries of Dine Brands Global Inc. [NYSE: DIN], which is one of the world’s largest full-service restaurant companies.

About Doherty Enterprises, Inc.

Established in 1985, Doherty Enterprises owns and operates more than 130 restaurants in New Jersey,
New York, Florida and Georgia, including five restaurant concepts: Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar,
Panera Bread, Chevys Fresh Mex and its own concepts, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine
Bar & Italian Tapas. In addition, Doherty Enterprises is also a franchisee of Sola Salon Studios with 11
locations in Staten Island and New Jersey. Doherty Enterprises is ranked 23rd in Top 200 Franchisees in
the United States by Restaurant Finance Monitor and is recognized as the 80th largest Foodservice revenue
company in the United States by Nation’s Restaurant News, the 73rd largest privately held business in
the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business, and 24th largest privately held company in New Jersey by
NJBIZ. 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.” Doherty Enterprises has also been lending a helping hand to team members and their
immediate families when financially burdened through the WOW a Friend Foundation. To date, the
foundation has assisted more than 3,900 people and donated over $5.1 million directly back to those in
need. (

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