• Operations

WATCH: 30-year-old Taco Bell demolition, rebuild incoming

Spring and Summer are the busiest seasons for the Border Foods Development Department. The warm weather gives our construction crews easy access to the unfrozen ground for new construction, and allows us to make repairs and remodels without the burden of snow and ice. It takes a whole village to complete these important development projects, from working with our own facilities team and contractors who help build new restaurants, to…

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  • Recognition

Congrats to our 4 Live Más Scholarship winners!

At Border Foods, we take pride in making sure our team members are working toward goals both inside and outside the restaurant. We care about professional development, growth, opportunity and education. That’s why the Live Más Scholarship means so much to us. Funded through the Taco Bell Foundation, the annual scholarship allows Taco Bell team members to further their education and fuel their outside-of-work passions. This year, after reviewing more…

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  • Recognition

Richfield, MN Wins Food Safety Award

At Border Foods, one of our goals is to build and maintain pristine restaurants. So, when a team wins an award for doing just that, we get pretty excited. Congratulations to our Richfield, MN restaurant (and accompanying team) for winning their city’s Food Safety Award for a second year in a row!  “Sandy and the entire Richfield team deserve all of the recognition for this award. It takes a village…

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  • Recognition

Photo gallery: Best of the Best 2019 team

From swimming with the dolphins off the coast of Isla Mujeres, to walks on the beach, to dance-offs by the pool, it’s safe to say that the Best of the Best 2019 team had an incredible (and free) vacation. Earlier this year, we shared the full list of trip winners. These are leaders who worked hard to meet guest, speed, and other service metrics throughout 2018. This trip is our…

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  • Human Resources

Find a job: Join us at a Taco Bell Hiring Party

At Border Foods, we’re always looking for a reason to party. And to us, hiring a bunch of awesome new team members seems like a pretty good excuse. Join us at any one of our participating restaurants on April 26 and April 27 and: Score free food (who doesn’t love free tacos?). Meet our restaurants leaders. Interview for open positions on-the-spot. Bring a friend and have some fun! April 26,…

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  • Team Member Spotlight

Team Member Spotlight: Pam Hare

When Pam Hare was 21, she moved to Rapid City, South Dakota. And she needed a job. After spending some time working for her brother at a local drive-in, Taco Bell reached out to hire her. “I had never even heard of Taco Bell,” Pam says, admitting that she grew up with Taco Johns. But her small job at Taco Bell was soon to become a career. “It was something…

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  • Human Resources

5 Ways We’re Making Lives Better in 2019

It feels great to be part of the Border Foods family. Why? Because we’re constantly finding ways to make our team members’ lives better. 401(k) In 2018 (and for the fourth year in a row) we matched our team members’ 401(k) contributions in the sum of approximately $140,000, or $.17 on every $1.00 for the first 5% of each employee’s contribution. This brings our 4-year total of employer 401(k) match…

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  • Operations

2018 Rewind: A celebration of accomplishments

Building a great team takes trust, and developing that trust takes time and loyalty. At Border Foods, we attribute so much of our business success to our teams’ commitment. Our Border Foods 2018 Recognition Rally embodied all the great things we look for in excellent hospitality and pristine restaurants. And we’re not just serving tacos. We’re providing an experience for team members that feels more like coming home. Below, find…

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  • Recognition

Congratulations to these Mexico Trip Winners

As a way to say “thanks” to our top-performing operators, we’re taking more than 70 leaders and a guest of their choice on an all-expense paid trip to Mexico! From April 10-14, our “Best of the Best” team will enjoy time with their team and guest at Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort, an all-inclusive hotel located on the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula. Congratulations to the team below: Alfredo…

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  • Giving

Apply Now: Border Foods & Carol Williams Scholarships

At Border Foods, investing in you is top priority. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the Border Foods and Carol Williams Scholarship Awards to the team. Both awards are unique in their own ways, but also share one goal: to help Border Foods team members pursue higher education. Applications will be accepted and reviewed by ISTS, the same third-party vendor responsible for reviewing Live Más Scholarship applications. Check out the…

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