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Panda Express began in 1983 as an express version of our Panda Inn fine dining concept, where our roots in gourmet Chinese food began. Panda Express provides friendly service with exceptional value and menu variety. Enjoy our dishes at our restaurants or take them home. Whether you are looking for a Drive Thru experience, a break from shopping, or a quick bite at the airport, you will experience a culture dedicated to serving our guests and providing delicious Chinese food. Come and join the nation's largest Chinese food chain with over 850 restaurants nationwide. Do not miss the opportunities of a lifetime.About PANDA RESTAURANT GROUP, Inc.At Panda, we all share a common mission: “Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives.” We invest in our people because great people run great operations that will exceed our guests’ expectations. Talk to any of our associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our five fundamental values - Proactive, Respect/Win-Win, Growth, Great Operations, and Giving.Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn fine dining restaurants, Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food concept served in a fast casual environment, and Hibachi San, our Japanese grill concept. The family owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng. Annual sales in 2010 were in excess of $1.4 billion. Panda Express added 76 new locations in 2010 and have added more than 600 locations in the last five years throughout the United States. In 2011, Panda will be operating well over 1,400 restaurants.Panda offers competitive benefits and rewarding opportunities, from entry-level positions to management. We have restaurant positions available nationwide and support center positions in Rosemead, CA. Come join the nation's largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company.


Career Development and Advancement OpportunitiesPanda Express offers exciting opportunities for Career Growth. The power of over 850 restaurants, a 30+ year history, and a culture of developing our internal talent provides the support you will need to reach your career goals. Take advantage of our strong growth to advance your career. Advancement OpportunitiesOur associates can grow from Hourly Associates to Zone Vice President. Our progression is:Associate – Kitchen or Counter HelpCook or Lead Counter HelpAssistant Manager or ChefGeneral ManagerArea CoachRegional DirectorPotential exists to transfer to our other restaurant concepts to continue your development or our support center.


BenefitsPanda respects and acknowledges the relationshipbetween your personal and the company’s well-being, so we offer all associates the following benefits:Competitive Pay and Excellent Bonus OpportunityCareer Development and Advancement OpportunitiesPaid Time Off and Paid HolidaysMedical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 401(k) Plan with Company matchAssociate Discounts (Panda Express, Hibachi San, Panda Inn plus Theme Parks, 24-Hour Fitness Membership)Lucrative Associate Referral BonusPre-Tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountIn addition, Management and Support Center Exempt associates receive:Basic Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance (offered to eligible Associates)Voluntary Life Insurance (offered to eligible Associates)Bi-Annual Leadership Conference (offered to eligible Associates)

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