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Apple-Metro, Inc., the New York Metro-Area Applebee’s franchisee, will open New York City’s first USGBC LEED Gold Certified Restaurant on Monday, December 10 , 2012.
Not only does this sit-down, casual dining restaurant at 117th St. in Manhattan offer a comfortable environment for 350+ diners, this USGBC LEED Gold Certified location is equipped with over 40 environmentally-friendly upgrades including rainwater and daylight harvesting, waterless urinals, LED light fixtures, Energy Star equipment, living walls, and reclaimed wood (expanded list attached). At the front of the restaurant there will be a Green Education Touch Screen.
All which will inform customers about the features that make the restaurant environmentally-friendly and the benefits of living in a green environment.
In addition, free Wi-Fi service and also Personal Viewing Systems. Thereby enabling guests to hear what they are watching on Applebee’s Flat Screen TVs are also available for the guest’s convenience.
The restaurant’s regular business hours will also be Sunday through Thursday. That’s from 11am to midnight. As well as Friday-Saturday, from 11am to 1am. As well, to-go service will also be available.
On November 9th, Apple-Metro opened a restaurant located in Parkchester on 75 Metropolitan Oval, Bronx. With the addition of Applebee’s 117th St. and Parkchester, Apple-Metro, Inc. will create more than 300 local neighborhood jobs. Apple-Metro, Inc. also plans to open additional restaurants throughout 2013. Moreover and is confident that their continued growth and environmental focus will be combined. Finally, it will be met with customer and neighborhood acclaim.
117th St. & Pleasant Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Sources: About Apple-Metro, Inc. and Applebee’s (www.applebees.com) New York, NY – November 26, 2012 –
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