With over 850 restaurants and $1.9 billion in annual sales, Flynn Restaurant Group is the largest restaurant franchisee, and one of the 50 largest foodservice companies of any kind, in the United States. Through its three subsidiaries, Apple American Group LLC, Bell American Group LLC, and Pan American Group LLC, the company owns and operates over 480 Applebee's restaurants, over 250 Taco Bell and associated YUM! Brands restaurants, and over 90 Panera Bakery cafés. Flynn Restaurant Group directly employs 42,000 people in 29 states across the US.

Apple American Group

Apple American Group owns and operates over 480 Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurants in 23 states and is the largest franchisee of Applebee's.

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Bell American Group

Bell American Group owns and operates over 250 Taco Bell and associated YUM! Brands restaurants and is the third largest franchisee of Taco Bell.



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Pan American Group

Pan American Group owns and operates over 90 Panera Bakery Cafés and is the first new franchisee of Panera Bread in over 10 years.



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Restaurant Leader of the Year

Greg Flynn (Founder and CEO) named 2016's Restaurant Leader of the Year. This is only the second year the award has been presented, 2015's winner was Danny Meyer CEO of Shake Shack.

Forbes: The Super Sizer: How Greg Flynn Became America's Largest Restaurant Franchisee With $1.9B Revenues

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