Taco Bell – Why Work For Us?

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Working at Taco Bell means loving the food, and joining a high-energy team that serves 3 million customers every day. Whether it's at headquarters or in the restaurant, everyone is passionate about delivering the best, Mexican-inspired food. Work at Taco Bell, and share the love.

About Taco Bell Corporation

Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., (NYSE: YUM), is the nation's leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant. Taco Bell serves made to order and customizable tacos, burritos, and specialties such as the exclusive Doritos® Locos Tacos, gourmet inspired Cantina Bell® Menu and lower calorie Fresco Menu. The company encourages customers to “Live Más,” both through its food and in ways such as its Feed the Beat® music program and nonprofit organization, the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens. Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organization have nearly 6,000 restaurants across the United States that proudly serve more than 36 million customers every week.


The Restaurant General Manager (RGM) is responsible for the people, business and overall operations of the restaurant. RGMs build and inspire their team, creating an environment where Customers love to visit.

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Apply your talents to one of America's best-loved brands. Taco Bell corporate is a team of people that cares about each other, the planet, and loves Taco Bell food with a passion. It's a family environment recognized as a "best place to work"' in sunny Southern California.

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Caring Culture

Serving quality food to millions of Customers every day is only part of Taco Bell's passion. Equally important is the fair, diverse, and caring culture that runs through the company a culture that gives back. Working at Taco Bell means joining a company that not only cares about the employees, but the community and the planet as well.

 

undefinedTaco Bell believes in teens. Each day, we serve and interact with millions of teens. They are our customers, our employees, our friends and families. They are also our future – future leaders, franchisees, suppliers and partners.

Since 1992, the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens has enabled and inspired teens to graduate high school and reach their full potential through its programs, partnerships and direct financial assistance.

We have provided educational and job training support to more than 1 million teens in communities across the country, awarding more than $42 million in grants and scholarships to more than 1,000 teen-serving organizations in the U.S

 

 

undefinedTaco Bell Founder, Glen Bell, had more than just a vision for serving great food. He also believed in giving back to his community and investing in young people as highlighted in 2 of the recipes for Success from The Glen Bell Story, Taco Titan. Recipe for Success #55 The greater your hands-on participation in giving, the more rewarding the experience; Success #56 -Support organizations that encourage initiative in children.

The mission at Taco Bell encompasses that vision 50 years later by giving back to our communities and caring about the passions and goals of our Team Members. When Taco Bell employees want to pursue their scholastic ambitions and improve their life skills, we want to help make that happen.

The Glen Bell Scholarship Program helps provide educational opportunities by awarding financial scholarships to eligible Taco Bell hourly employees. Each year, Team Members and Shift Leads can apply for scholarships given for undergraduate, graduate and vocational-technical education. Awards are up to $2,000. Since the program began in 2002 over $1M has been awarded to over 500 students. In 2011, there were 756 applications submitted, 68 recipients selected and awards presented of over $120,000.

 

undefinedHunger is a global crisis. One child dies every six seconds from hunger-related causes, and more than one billion people are going hungry every day.

Taco Bell and other Yum! Brand Restaurants across the globe join forces each year to support World Hunger Relief. It's a month-long global campaign to raise awareness and funds to help feed the hungry.

Participating Taco Bell and Yum! restaurants set fundraising goals and organize teams to track their progress on weekly basis. Restaurant teams that reach specific fundraising goals are rewarded with gift cards and cash prizes.

Everybody wins! The money raised supports the United Nation's World Food Programme (WFP). The WFP is the largest food relief agency in the world, serving more than 91 countries.

 

undefinedTaco Bell® is proud to be based in Irvine, CA and support organizations where our employees live and work. Each year, we provide valuable grants to Orange County, CA organizations that focus on three main objectives:

Educating Teens: Providing youth ages 13-19 with hands-on learning experiences that help inspire high school graduation and success.

Hunger Relief: Supporting local food banks, pantries, and shelters that primarily serve teens and also the community.

Community Building: Supporting public, charitable events and places that enhance the Orange County, CA community.

Taco Bell Reviews

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    Couldn't have asked for a better job as a teenager.

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    Former Employee - Crew Member  in  Springfield, OH
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Springfield, OH

    I worked at Taco Bell part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy to learn. Flexible schedules. Surprisingly easy to advance. All in all a decent job for anyone who likes a fast paced environment.

    Cons

    Smelling like taco bell every night. Closing the store at 4 am. Compensation pretty low but it's not rocket science. Very busy pretty much all of the time.

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    Offer raises to employees a little more frequently. Worked there for 3 years and only received 1.

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Taco Bell Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 3 days - interviewed at Taco Bell in June 2013.

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    I applied online and got a phone call for an interview a few days later. Asked very basic questions like when are you available to work and if I was still in school. The manager made a couple of calls and told me to go to another interview at a different location because they needed team members. I went the next day and the manager of the store greeted me and we sat down and she just asked when could I start and told me how much I would be getting paid and I pretty much was hired.

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Additional Info

Website www.tacobell.com
Headquarters Irvine, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By Yum!
Founded 1962
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Don't ask for whom the Taco Bell tolls; it tolls for millions of diners seeking a tortilla-wrapped meal. A unit of fast-food behemoth YUM! Brands, Taco Bell is the #1 Mexican fast-food chain in the US, with more than 5,600 locations. The restaurants feature a wide range of Mexican-style menu items including tacos, burritos, gorditas, quesadillas, and nachos. Taco Bell units can be found operating as free-standing units and as quick-service kiosks in such places as shopping malls and airports. Taco Bell also has more than 250 international locations in 20 countries. More... More

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