Border Foods Brings Together Montana Managers for Family Fun
On July 28, Border Foods hosted Montana area managers and their families at Rose Park, near Billings, Montana, for a family-friendly get together. Every year, Border Foods invites RGMs and GMs to enjoy paid time off at Family Fun Days all over the country to thank them for their time and hard work. Montana’s event was perhaps our most intimate yet with around 35 guests, but that didn’t diminish the…Read more
Taco Bell Defy Grand Opening is a Proud Moment for Border Foods
Taco Bell’s newest, most innovative restaurant prototype, Border Foods’ Defy in Brooklyn Park, opened its drive-thru lanes June 7 and continues to cause buzz in the media. Most recently, Taco Bell COO Mike Grams was featured on Restaurant Business’ podcast, A Deeper Dive. Take a listen here to what he has to say about Defy, “the future of digital with a hint of traditional.” The brainchild of Border Foods’ own…Read more
Border Foods Celebrates Fun & Family at Michigan’s Adventure
On July 20, Border Foods hosted its annual Family Fun Day for northern Michigan RGMs and AGMs at Michigan’s Adventure theme park. A beloved company tradition that celebrates devoted restaurant leaders and their families, these events are a favorite way to give back to our own. “Investing in having some fun and time away from the stores is super important,” says Director of Operations Vince Bosscher of the event.…Read more
Border Foods Celebrates MN Managers & Families at Valleyfair
Border Foods is proud to be a company that values fun, family and most of all, celebrating those who dedicate many hours to running our restaurants. Annual Family Fun Day events are one of our favorite ways to give back to an incredible group of managers and the families that support them. On July 13, we hosted Minnesota AGMs and RGMs (and their families) at Valleyfair amusement park. With a…Read more
Border Foods opens first-ever Taco Bell Defy in Brooklyn Park
New concept reimagines the traditional drive-thru with an elevated kitchen and unique vertical lift that delivers food to four drive-thru lanes for a faster, contactless experience Brooklyn Park, Minn. (June 6, 2022) – Minnesota-based and family-owned Taco Bell® franchisee Border Foods today announced that Taco Bell Defy® will open its doors – and most importantly, its four-lane drive-thru – in Brooklyn Park on June 7. The first of its kind two-story model delivers innovative technology and design,…Read more
Congrats to our 2022 Live Más Scholars!
This year, the Taco Bell Foundation awarded $2,250,000 in Live Más Scholarships to 218 Taco Bell Team Members across the country. We are thrilled to share that 7 of those recipients are Border Foods team members! Please join us in recognizing: Ethan Grilz, $10,000 Interest: Computer Science Location: Maplewood, MN James Brillhart, $10,000 Interest: Construction Location: Lowell, Mi Jayden Beach, $10,000 Interest: Cyber Security Location: Zeeland, MI Lee Lor,…Read more
Re-live the Best of the Best 2022 trip!
We were honored to take 87 “Best of the Best” team members and a guest of their choice on an all-expenses-paid vacation to Haven Riviera Cancun from March 30 to April 3. (Check out the full list of winner here). Relive the fun with us, which included plenty of pool volleyball, basketball games, book reading, relaxation, beach walks, dinners and more!Read more
The Values We Live, for the Customers We Love
At Border Foods, our values act as the guiding principals for how we serve our communities and interact with our teams. We’re proud to share our Core Values below: We are collaborative with one another to improve our potential for success; never hesitating to give or receive guidance, support, and encouragement. We take initiative, embrace challenges, and work to exceed expectations while striving to realize opportunities for continuous improvement. We…Read more
Congrats to our Signature Restaurants!
At Border Foods, we pride ourselves on securing many signature restaurant awards each year! Signature Restaurants are locations that deliver best-in-class service and have the people, culture and fundamentals in place to serve fast, craveable food from open to close! If you’re leading or working at a Signature Restaurant, that means you’re at the helm of a premier Taco Bell. How to become a Signature Restaurant: Top 20% of restaurants…Read more
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Border Foods Team Members on Core Values
This spring, we caught up with several of our busiest Restaurant General Managers (RGMs) throughout the U.S.: Ziggy Arrington, Shawn Belknap, Nate Bowie, Barb Bunney, Lisha Burke and Martika Cox and Gayle Grigsby. Looking to start your career? Apply today! Ziggy Arrington says coming to work is really more like coming home at Border Foods where he loves the family atmosphere, and seeing team members grow and change. “I enjoy what…Read more