The Rose Group Takes Top Awards from the 2023 Applebee’s Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada –The Rose Group was awarded once again this year for excellence in the Applebee’s system. The Operator of the Year Award was presented to Bonnie Lippincott for the sixth time in sixteen years, five out of the last nine! The first time she received this award was in 2007 and then again in…

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Above and Beyond Operations Partner

Our exceptional operations team, led by Harry and Tom, allows Bonnie the opportunity to provide leadership beyond the Rose Group. We are constantly testing enhancements to both technology and operations processes. Thank you to the entire team for taking on the numerous untested challenges to help the entire system. Together, we continue to make a…

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Best Off Premise Performance

We embraced the available tools to assist us in operations execution. We utilize call center technology, Fly Buy, and accuracy printers with noticeably better results. Our team works with these vendors and Applebee’s to enhance their products for continual improvement of the off premise experience. Let’s remain focused on this critical part of our future business! Congratulations!

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HR Partner of the Year

Congratulations to Paul Rockelmann! We are honored to have Paul as our Vice President of Human Resources. Paul has been exceptional in helping us navigate through this ever-changing environment. He also provides leadership to the entire Applebee’s brand as part of the Franchise People Council. As a recognized leader, other HR professionals reach out to Paul for…

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2022 Golden Apple Club

Congratulations Jackie Mokychic and Mike McGarvey- 2022 Golden Apple Winners!! Jackie was also a top 3 finalist for GM of the Year! Bill Reed attended again as well and was recognized as the reining 2021 GM of the Year. Thank you, Jackie, Mike and Bill! We are proud of you representing the Rose Group as…

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2020 PA Restaurant Neighbor Award

The Rose Group received the PA Restaurant Neighbor Award for the seventh time from the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association since 2006. Headquartered in Newtown, PA, The Rose Group currently owns and operates 52 Applebee’s Grill + Bar restaurants and 2 Shannon Rose Irish Pubs. It is the 105th largest restaurant franchise company in the United States…

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The Rose Group Receives Top Award from International Franchise Association for Charitable Service

NEWTOWN, Pa. – September 12, 2019 – The Rose Group, franchisee of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, was the Gold winner of the “Spirit of Franchising Award” presented by the International Franchise Association (IFA). The award recognizes charitable or community support programs that embody the spirit of “giving…

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The Rose Group receives Herman Silverman Cultural Leadership Award – April, 2019

The Michener Art Museum celebrates the unique connections between the arts and the business sector, at the Corporate Business Partners Program Annual Reception. A special benefit of membership in the Corporate Business Partners Program (CBPP), this signature event brings together over 200 guests to celebrate the region’s leading business supporters and their outstanding commitment to the arts.…

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