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  • Team Member Spotlight

RGM Ziggy Arrington on Family

“People ask me, ‘Why are you always smiling?’” says Restaurant General Manager Ziggy Arrington. “Because I enjoy what I do. It’s that simple.” Ziggy knows Taco Bell like the back of his hand. He’s been with the brand for 30 years and joined Border Foods when we acquired the South Dakota market in 2015. “When Border Foods took over our market, I didn’t know what to expect,” Ziggy says. “But…

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RGM Lisha Burke on Accountability

Lisha Burke always knew she wanted a career at Taco Bell. So much so, that she declared her dreams of becoming a Taco Bell employee in her high school senior paper. And where there’s a will, there’s a way. Growing up in a small coal mining town in Montana, she didn’t have access to a local Taco Bell. Between her junior and senior years in high school, however, Lisha decided…

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RGM Barb Bunney on Teamwork

When Barb Bunney was hired to work at Taco Bell six years ago, she was scared and nervous.  “I was coming straight out of the bakery and deli space, and I didn’t know what to expect,” Barb says, reflecting on the transition. “But Border Foods had patience and my managers let me learn and ask questions. It was a smooth, easy transition.” Before her role as Restaurant General Manager in…

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  • Recognition

Announcing Our 2022 Heart of Border Foods Recipients

Border Foods likes to acknowledge a job well done; recognition is given to individuals and teams who go the extra mile. The Heart of Border Foods accolade is the pinnacle of awards — the highest form of recognition with in our company. It’s like a lifetime achievement award for Border Foods team members. Here, we announce this year’s winners. Congratulations! 2022 heart of border foods recipients: Darlene Dant (32993 Marshall)…

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Border Foods 2022 Rally Recap

At Border Foods, we take time to celebrate achievements annually with a rally. We strive to honor hard work, recognizing team members who step up to be leaders in our company and restaurants with outstanding performance. This year was particularly unique with Border Foods reaching a company milestone: 25 years in business! Our annual rally took place at the Radisson Blu in Bloomington, MN, and brought together more than 400…

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Congrats to our 2022 BOTB Trip Winners!

Well, 2021 was a roller coaster of a year as we navigated the “new normal.” With new strains of COVID and the vaccines coming out, we’ve all been trying to do what’s best for ourselves and our family here at Border Foods. We had many leaders and role models step up and show outstanding performance throughout the year. To show our appreciation, we’re taking these 87 “Best of the Best”…

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  • Team Member Spotlight

RGM Martika Cox on Development

Meet Martika Cox, our Madison General Manager with big goals for 2022. Martika got her start with Taco Bell 10 years ago as an Assistant Manager for a restaurant in Rockford, IL. When Border Foods acquired the location in 2015, everything changed.  “Before Border, we were just a number,” Martika says. “Today, I feel like we matter.” When Martika made the transition to Border Foods, she also began supporting other…

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RGM Nate Bowie on Excellence

Nate Bowie never would have guessed that he’d find his dream job at Taco Bell. But as fate would have it, he’s now worked his way into a position as the General Manager at our Lincoln Way location in Wyoming, and he’s not looking back.  It all started about seven years ago when Nate was working at Walmart. One of his co-workers was Zack Schumaker’s mother (Zack is our rockstar…

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  • Operations

Watch: Construction from the ground up

Construction happens fast here at Border Foods. Cheyenne, WY’s Taco Bell was due for a new building, so we put a construction crew into action. Watch this time-lapse video, which shows the crew working to put the walls up and bring the restaurant to life, all the way from the ground up.   1729 Dell Range Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009 Cheyenne re-opened on December 21, 2021, and we are thrilled…

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Job Opportunities

At Border Foods, we’re always on the hunt for team members who are looking to kickstart their career with us. We pride ourselves on our family culture and the way we treat our employees. When you join the Border family, you’ll join a community of leaders who together are doing so much more than serving tacos (although let’s be honest, the free employee meals are pretty awesome, too!). So if…

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