14 Apr '11, 7am

Toddler gets served margarita instead of apple juice at Applebee's restaurant

The company that owns the Applebee's restaurant chain in the United States has said it is was immediately retraining its workers nationwide after an employee at a suburban Detroit location accidentally served alcohol to a toddler. The company, California-based DineEquity, said it would also change the way it serves juice to youngsters to eliminate the chance of any mix-ups. On Friday, Ms Taylor Dill-Reese went to an Applebee's in Michigan, where - among other things - she ordered for her 15-month-old son Dominick an apple juice. What the little boy apparently got instead was a margarita. His mother told reporters that she only realised something was wrong when Dominick "kind of laid his head on the table and dozed off a little bit and woke up and got real happy". Applebee's said it would begin to serve apple juice to children only from single-serve containers at the table ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/Worldinbrief/EDC110414-0...

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