Fun in the Sun: BOTB 2023 Trip Highlights
We’re baaaaaaack! This time of year, sharing highlights from our “Best of the Best” reward trip is one of our fave things to do. It’s not just a brag show about where we’ve traveled to, it’s about rewarding the wonderful people we employ and giving recognition where it’s due, the live más way! This year’s “Best of the Best” (BOTB) winners — 80 deserving individuals and their guests —…Read more
Border GMs are Good as Gold!
We’re so proud of our latest group of Golden Bell winners! We have exceptional general managers all across the company and love celebrating when our very own receive Taco Bell’s coveted “top 100 GM” Golden Bell accolade. The following restaurant managers will be handsomely rewarded with a trip to Maui, Hawaii! Congratulations! Vera Sanchez* Nicole Terry* Edna De Leon* Ismael Guzman* Gerardo Dominguez* Donald Mendoza* Edgar Muneton Heidi Stottler…Read more
Nearly 50 Taco Bells Receive Supreme “Signature” Status
Once again, we’re proud to shine the spotlight on another impressive list of award-winning Taco Bells operated by Border Foods. Forty-seven of our restaurants across eight states have been named Signature Restaurants! Signature Restaurants are locations that deliver best-in-class service and have the people, culture and fundamentals in place to excel from open ‘til close. Congratulations to the following locations for your teamwork and dedication: Restaurants: General Managers: …Read more
Snelling Taco Bell is Bigger, Better than Ever!
Here at Border Foods, we’re in a celebratory mood, enjoying the reopening of our popular Snelling Avenue location! Even though business was booming pre-remodel, this was a restaurant in need of a fresh look. Home of a Taco Bell since the 1980s, 565 N. Snelling has been slated for a possible remodel for decades. Reinvestment and innovation are top priority for Border Foods, considering the immense benefit felt by…Read more
Burlingame Taco Bell: From Burning Fire to Fresh Revival
After undergoing extensive damage from a fire, we’re excited to announce that our Burlingame Taco Bell (1819 28th St. SW) in Wyoming, MI is back in business and better than ever! Burlingame hosted a small friends and family event January 30 to kick off reopening — exactly one year after the incident. What Happened? It started with an early morning phone call no one wants to receive. In January 2022,…Read more
Valentine’s Day Rewind: “T-A-C-O” Spells “L-O-V-E”
Taco Bell may not be the typical hotspot for Valentine’s Day dining, but we sure made it one this year at our Quarry Taco Bell in New Brighton, MN (1540 Stinson Boulevard NE)! On the eve of February 14, despite record rainfall in the Twin Cities, Border Foods showed the community a little extra“love” with a 70s-inspired “Peace Love & Tacos” Valentine’s Day event. Reaching taco lovers via all…Read more
Border Foods’ Winter Cheer & Volunteer Roundup
To warm hearts and do our part to spread some cheer, Border Foods’ Taco Bell restaurant teams have been keeping busy through bitterly cold winter months by serving in our local communities. All of the organizations we partner with are near and dear to our hearts, and receive Taco Bell Foundation grants as a result of our restaurants’ fundraising at the local level. Take a look at where we’ve been:…Read more
2023 Rally Wrap Up: Saucy Sales, Awards & Good Fun
It’s one of the most festive times of the year companywide. We just concluded rah rah recognition rallies in Minnesota, Michigan and Illinois. In total, an estimated 275 team members showed up to these events! Our people are met with excitement the minute they enter — high fives, party music and chatter grows with intensity. It’s obvious that Border Foods rallies are “come as you are” events where hoodies, baseball…Read more
Best of the Best Trip: Look Who’s Going to Mexico!
It’s one of the BEST times of the year! After reviewing performance metrics for 2022, we recently surprised a whole crowd of unsuspecting managers, coaches and support staff at Border Foods’ recognition rallies with news that they’ve landed spots at our annual “Best of the Best” getaway! Winners get an all-expenses paid trip to Mexico for themselves and a guest of choice. This year, we’re taking top performers to Secrets…Read more
2023 Award Winners: Leaders that Lead!
All of our team members are “awesome sauce,” but each year, a new list of passionate leaders and high achievers emerges. And we celebrate these individuals LOUD and PROUD at our annual company rallies. Check out some of the people who go above and beyond what’s expected of them. They inspire, motivate, support … they help to cultivate and develop the next wave of leaders for Border Foods. These are…Read more