Applebee's Wins Waiter-Waitress Contest

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

Credit: Visit Fort Wayne

Applebee's Wins Waiter-Waitress Contest

July 14, 2014 Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 7:57 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) - The wait staff of Applebee's came out on top in on of the Three Rivers Festival's most popular events.

Applebee's won the annual Waiter-Waitress Competition at Festival Plaza at Headwaters Park.

The crew from Cebolla's Mexican Grill finished in second place.

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant finished third.

In all, 28 restaurants competed in 3-person team to take home the nice place setting trophy.

The contest was moved from its traditional noontime event to an evening affair this year to allow more people to watch.

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