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  • Team Member Spotlight

Scott Harman on Stuffing Tacos, Being an RGM

Scott Harman is one of our many high quality leaders. He’s been with Border Foods for 10 years and currently serves as Restaurant General Manager (RGM) of our Endeavour Boulevard Taco Bell in Rapid City, SD. Working in a restaurant is what he’s done most of his life: “Food is what I know,” he says. So why Border Foods? Scott stays happily employed with us because of our great benefits…

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Kick-off to Summer: MN Family Fun Days

It’s that time again! Every Summer, Border Foods hosts special family fun days in all of the markets we do business in. And this year, Minnesota kicked off the special event series. Hundreds of leaders and their families gathered at Valley Fair, an amusement park in Shakopee, for a day full of roller coasters, water slides, and a company-hosted lunch. We also had two special scholarship awards: Quinn James, a…

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Daniel Dobmeyer Celebrates 36 years with Border Foods

At Border Foods, we’re lucky enough to have many incredible, tenured employees. After celebrating accomplishments at the Border Foods rally this winter, and after reviewing the list of folks who have been with us for decades, we think it’s only fitting that we highlight a few special anniversaries. Join us in a fun new series where we’ll touch base with employees who truly feel more like family. Next up, Daniel…

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Brian Davies Celebrates 38 years with Border Foods

At Border Foods, we’re lucky enough to have many incredible, tenured employees. After celebrating accomplishments at the Border Foods rally this winter, and after reviewing the list of folks who have been with us for decades, we think it’s only fitting that we highlight a few special anniversaries. Join us in a fun new series where we’ll touch base with employees who truly feel more like family. Next up, Brian…

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Border Foods opens new Taco Bell in Duluth

On June 21, we officially opened a brand-new Taco Bell restaurant in Duluth, Minnesota, located at 2031 London Rd. This new location is our third Taco Bell in the Duluth area, 93rd restaurant in Minnesota and 239th restaurant in the upper Midwest. “This Taco Bell was many years in the making, and we couldn’t be happier to be opening the doors today to Duluth’s taco lovers,” said Border Foods President Aaron…

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  • Team Member Spotlight

Second Time’s a Charm for Tamara

Tamara Afraid of Lightening is a crew member for the East North Street Taco Bell in Rapid City, SD, coined the “Little Taco Bell on the Prairie.” This is her second time being employed at a Border Foods Taco Bell. She was with us at age 16, took a break, and came back once she started college. “I wanted more,” she says of her brief departure from the restaurant scene.…

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Sharla Hennek Celebrates 31 Years with Border Foods

Border: What are your pronouns? Sharla: She/Her   Border: What is your current title? Sharla: VP of Human Resources   Border: What date were you hired? Sharla: 5/27/1992   Border: What was your title on the date you were hired? Sharla: Assistant General Manager   Border: Why have you stayed with Border for all these years? Sharla: The PEOPLE!!  I have been surrounded by great co-workers and leaders throughout all…

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PRESS RELEASE: Border Foods opens new Taco Bell in Andover

High school students to receive free tacos at the new location to kick off summer break NEW HOPE, Minn. (June 8, 2023) — Border Foods today announced it will be opening a brand-new Taco Bell restaurant in Andover, Minnesota, on Monday, June 12, located at 14254 Inca St. NW, across the street from Anoka High School. This new location is Border Foods’ 92nd restaurant in Minnesota and 238th total in the upper Midwest.…

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Dana Defied The Odds And Found A Home In Taco Bell

Spring 2023 will go down in the family history books for Dana Freeman and her three children: Micheal, 13, My’Yonna, 11, and My’Kayla, 8. On June 1, Dana closed on her first home. What’s more, she’s the first homeowner in her entire family, grandmother and grandfather included.  “It feels amazing,” Dana says, smiling through “happy” tears. “This is generational wealth for me and my children. I’m building equity for them.…

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Barb Bunney is One of Border’s Best

This is Barb Bunney, RGM at our East North Street Taco Bell in Rapid City, SD. She’s in her seventh year of service with us and says she’s does a little bit of everything: a little service; a little food; a little office management, training and teaching. “I have had the opportunity to be at all [of] the stores in Rapid City, managing or setting them up from when they’re…

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