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  • 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.

    From Fast Food To Philanthropy: Panda Express Cofounder On Donations To Caltech, Underserved Kids

    As the co-chair and co-CEO of Panda Restaurant Group, Peggy Cherng helms one of the most iconic Chinese-American businesses in the U.S. Her popular Panda Express chain, which serves over 90 million pounds of orange chicken a year, has some 2,000 locations in 50 states, with far flung outposts spanning from Saudi Arabia to Guatemala.

  • From humble beginnings, Andrew and Peggy Cherng built a �� family of 37,000. Learn more about their journey:

    Trailblazers | Panda Express | Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    Panda Express celebrates the trailblazing lives of Michael Chang, Connie Chung, and Andrew and Peggy Cherng. Through humility, perseverance, and gratitude, these pioneers not only achieved tremendous success, but also paved the way for generations to come.

  • As an American Chinese company, we are proud to join the APAHM conversation and to celebrate and share our deeply held values. Through #TRAILBLAZERS, Panda celebrates the perseverance, success and legacies of Asian Pacific American luminaries including Connie Chung, the first Asian American to co-anchor a national newscast; Michael Chang, the youngest male to win a tennis Grand Slam; and our very own Peggy & Andrew Cherng, the co-founders of the world’s largest Asian restaurant concept.

  • As a family-owned and operated restaurant company, Panda Express's co-founders and co- CEOs, Andrew and Peggy Cherng, attribute Panda's success to the deeply rooted core value of people-first.

    Learn more about Panda's culture in The New York Times piece, For Panda Express Owners, It’s About Family.

    For Panda Express Owners, It's About Family

    Although the road to success has not always been a smooth one - there have been some legal disputes with employees - the Cherng's overall approach seems to have worked. Since 2005, the chain has more than doubled in size, with roughly 150 stores opening each year, Mr. Cherng said.

  • Panda Express' Original Orange Chicken ranks #52 in "The 101 Dishes That Changed America" on Thrillist. Chef Andy first created the dish in 1987, it was imagined as a regional dish for Hawaii and now a guest favorite at Panda Express selling 80 million pounds every year.

    The 101 Dishes That Changed America

    ost restaurant dishes are bound to be forgotten. Delicious, sure, but still consumed in a fleeting moment of hunger and then lost in the parade of unremarkable meals to follow. Sometimes a meal is memorable enough that you crave it long after the plates are cleared.

  • As part of Panda's core value of Giving, we are proud to support the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Make March Matter™ campaign this month. Our local associates contribute through Panda’s Associate Giving Campaign and we invite our guests to contribute to our in-store donation box program in Southern California stores. Together, we can make a difference!

    Panda Express Supporter of CHLA and Make March Matter

    The Assistant Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at Children's Hospital Los Angeles Jillian Green joined us live to talk about Make March Matter. Make March Matter rallies the LA community around children's health by raising $1 million for Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

  • Wonder how will your restaurant career path and compensation looks like with the largest family-owned American Chinese Restaurant concept in America? Come visit

    Restaurant Careers | Panda Careers

    Accelerate your growth We believe that personal and professional development is the most important ingredient in our recipe for success.

  • Our founders, Peggy and Andrew Cherng, privately donated a Richard Indiana “LOVE” sculpture to our support center office in Rosemead. The installation sends the message that embracing love is the way for people to be the best versions of themselves.

    Seeking a locale for a romantic selfie? California's first public 'LOVE' statue is in Rosemead

    Forget Paris, Rosemead is the city of ... love? That's what the city's latest art installation says. Chances are good you've seen Robert Indiana's "LOVE" sculptures - the letters are typically red with the LO stacked on top of the VE and the O sitting at an angle - if nowhere else than in the Instagram photos of friends visiting New York City, Philadelphia and other parts of the world.

  • On average we open a new store every 3 days, which means every 3 days you have an opportunity to grow with the largest family-owned American Chinese Restaurant concept in America.

    Panda Careers | Panda Express, Panda Inn, and Hibachi-San

    Discover challenging and highly rewarding career opportunities at Panda Restaurant Group.

  • We are happy to collaborate with the Brooklyn-based artist Jing Wei to bring the traditions of Chinese New Year to life.

    Chinese New Year is all about togetherness, hope and celebration. This year, Panda Express collaborated with Brooklyn-based illustrator Jing Wei who shared her experiences as a American-Chinese artist and brought to life the traditions and stories of the holiday through limited edition artwork.

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