Mission: Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives.
Forbes recently featured our co-chair and co-CEO, Peggy Cherng as she touches upon one of Panda's deeply held values - Giving. Outside of Panda Cares, Panda Express' philanthropic arm, our founders, Andrew and Peggy Cherng, personally donated $30 million to Caltech’s medical engineering department to support Panda's greater mission to inspire better lives in our communities.http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQKDG
From humble beginnings, Andrew and Peggy Cherng built a family of 37,000. Learn more about their journey: http://pandaex.press/APAHMTrailblazers_5fb2
About Our Company
Panda Restaurant Group, parent company of Panda Inn, Panda Express and Hibachi-San, is dedicated to creating happiness. Whether through sharing good food with guests or providing opportunities for professional and personal growth with associates, all are embraced in a genuine family environment that is uniquely Panda.
About Panda Express
Founded in 1983, Panda Express remains American’s trusted leader and ambassador of Chinese food and culture. With more than 2,000 stores in the US and 8 countries, Panda Express is America’s largest family-owned Chinese restaurant with over 30,000 associates and over $2 billion in sales.
About Our Culture
Founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng embody the American Dream and are deeply committed to developing associates personally and professionally to make their own American Dream a reality.
In addition to providing opportunities for self-development and professional growth, Panda Restaurant Group fosters a genuine family environment with community-building activities including Dragon Boat Races, Panda Cares charitable events, athletic competitions and fun runs.
Royce Chow - A day in the life of a Regional Director of Operations
Vipul Shah - A day in the life an Area Coach of Operations
Maya Kwong - A day in the life of a Training Leader
Erika Koslen - A day in the life of an Assistant Manager
To deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives.
The foundation upon which Panda Restaurant Group operates
We identify opportunities for growth and lead others to create the future we envision
We treat each other with respect and seek “win-win” relationships with guests, business partners and our communities
An extension of our values focused on personal and interpersonal development:
• Healthy Lifestyle
• Continuous Learning
• Developing Others
• Acknowledging Others
Panda Restaurant Group understands that the future of our restaurants can only be as bright as the planet on which they reside, so we’re reducing our carbon footprint and use of natural resources through a number of efforts including commercially compostable packaging, oil recycling and energy-efficient buildings whenever and wherever possible.
Established in 1999, Panda Cares is the philanthropic arm of Panda Restaurant Group. We are committed to serving the communities in which we operate by providing food, funding and volunteer services to underserved children and disaster relief efforts.
Panda Cares brings hope to children in need. Our purpose is to foster the spirit of giving at Panda Restaurant Group by promoting the health and educational needs of underserved children.
Since the inception, Panda Cares has raised $61 Million to support children in our communities and fund worldwide disaster relief.
I have been working at Panda Express full-time (More than a year)
Panda Express has truly changed my life. I’ve never been with a company that cares for its people as much as Panda does. This company constantly pushes us to reach our highest potential and to become never satisfied. Pandas love deepens within its people as its goal is to have all Managers become homeowners. They selflessly give us tools and resources to achieve this monumental goal. Best Company thus far!
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The hiring process was fairly easy. Asked about what you knew about the company. The manager was outgoing and knew I was nervous so he made conversation. Did well and they called back but I was offered a position elsewhere.