New York, NY – April 2, 2013 – Apple-Metro, Inc., the New York Metro-Area Applebee’s franchisee, was listed three times on Restaurant Business magazine’s annual special report, 50 Great Ideas, for its USGBC LEED Gold Certified restaurant in East Harlem.
Restaurant Business, a well-known trade publication targeting the foodservice industry, puts together an annual list to celebrate innovative ideas related to the world of restaurants –50 Great Ideas. The trade publication’s 2013 list honored Apple-Metro for impressing environmentalists, the restaurant industry and trendy Manhattanites by opening the first USGBC LEED Gold Certified restaurant in New York City. All of Apple-Metro’s appearances on the 50 Great Ideas list resulted from the East Harlem Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar.
Restaurant Business magazine recognized Apple-Metro for the following:
– Water Conservation
– Using Recycled Materials
– Awesome Living Wall
Sources: Apple-Metro, Inc. and Applebee’s