Panda Express, the nation’s largest family-owned and operated dining concept, kicks off the first phase of its $10 million community investment program in time for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.
The program, Panda CommUnity Fund, will help national and local organizations support members of diverse and marginalized groups, according to Panda Express.
A former employee of a Panda Express branch in Southern California’s Santa Clarita Valley has claimed in a lawsuit that she was pressured to strip down to her underwear in front of a crowd during a “trust-building” exercise for the company.
Cult-like rituals: Plaintiff Jennifer Spargifiore, 23, was allegedly subjected to “cult-like rituals” during an off-site seminar in July 2019.
In celebration of the Lunar New Year, Panda Express released a short film that highlights the importance of keeping cultural traditions alive while also sharing them with others.
“Traditions Shared” is a three-minute production that was safely filmed in Los Angeles amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
One restaurant chain has been deemed by a recent national survey as the safest in the food and beverage industry in the United States.
Survey says: According to global research firm Ipsos, popular Chinese American food chain Panda Express is the safest place for dining outside amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with a statement from Panda Express clarifying that Carlos is not the employee in question.
A Panda Express employee in Texas was put on leave after a customer complained that he used a fake Chinese accent while taking an order.
Andrew and Peggy Cherng, the founders of Panda Express, are donating $2 million dollars worth of protective equipment to front-liners battling the current COVID-19 outbreak.
In its official announcement, the Panda Express created a COVID-19 Community Care Fund through its philanthropic arm, Panda Cares, according to We Are Resonate.
A recent graduate at the University of Southern California (USC) skipped the usual campus spots and instead chose to have his celebratory graduation photoshoot inside the on-campus Panda Express.
Garey Gan chose the restaurant to shoot his graduation photos instead of the locations suggested by his photographer friend, Pasadena Star News reported.
Panda Express has put a Mexican twist on its orange chicken by wrapping the menu item in a burrito.
The outer shell is made entirely of a scallion pancake, which can be filled with a base (chow mein noodles, fried rice, white rice, brown rice), sauces and veggies like pickled cucumbers or crispy shallots.
When The Killers discovered that the popular fast food chain Panda Express had sold fortune cookies with a known phrase from one of the band’s 2004 hits, they took to Twitter to point out the restaurant’s offense.
Apparently, Panda Express had used the phrase “smile like you mean it,” a reference to the band’s famous single of the same name, as a fortune cookie saying.
Panda Express is reportedly making an intriguing choice of cutlery which may soon revolutionize how Chinese food is eaten in the U.S.
In a recent tweet by Nation’s Restaurant News West Coast bureau chief Lisa Jennings, Panda Express is revealed to be adopting a plastic chopsticks/fork hybrid utensil called the “chork”.
Panda Express, the beloved fast-casual dining restaurant, was founded by Chinese immigrants who believe treating their employees right is the key to building their now billion dollar empire.
The Chinese-American fast food chain made $2 billion in sales in 2015 — three times that of fast-food burger joint In-N-Out. According to Business Insider, Panda Express has no franchises and operates with 1,800 outlets in the United States, Mexico and Canada.