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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 jaw-dropping 800 in attendance, it was a fun-filled day with a scavenger hunt, tons of rides and lunch together. Some say seeing all of the kids, who arrive every year a year older than the last, is part of the fun.


Equally memorable is the surprise announcement of Border Foods’ and Carol Williams scholarship winners. This year’s deserving, yet unsuspecting, recipients were:  

  • Lauren Servais (Carol Williams Scholarship; Nicollet)
  • Serafin Patino (Border Foods Scholarship; Northfield)
  • Manuel Ramirez-Lopez (Carol Williams Scholarship; Hudson WI)

“This is the difference between someone going to school or not,” says Gay Demaree, Director of Operations Excellence, who emphasizes that scholarships can be life-changing.

“Our managers gives us a LOT over the course of the year. This is a huge opportunity for us to give back to these people.” – Gay Demaree, Director of Operations Excellence

Don’t miss out on next year’s events, apply today to join our family! Border Foods is always looking to hire fresh talent to fill our restaurants.

Take a look at highlights from this year’s MN Family Fun Day photo gallery: