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Team Accomplishes 100 Perfect Weeks!

A “perfect week” on the job at Taco Bell is not an easy feat. Will White and his team in Lowell, MI restaurant #33007 accomplished it 100 times in a row (and they aren’t stopping). That’s definitely a cause for celebration! In order to achieve a perfect week, all standard operating targets set out for the year must be met. These metrics include: Labor Hours, ICOS %, Overall Speed, After…

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Border Foods Raises $400,000 for No Kid Hungry

From 3/18-3/31, Border Foods locations were busy asking guests if they wanted to contribute to a campaign to end hunger. For two weeks, guests chose to add one more dollar (or more) to any transaction at any Border Foods Taco Bell. The change went directly to No Kid Hungry–the only national campaign committed to ending childhood hunger in the U.S. And the results were outstanding. Thanks to the generosity of the communities we…

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Congrats to the 2021 BOTB Trip Winners!

2020 was an unusual year for all of us, to say the least. But at Border Foods we are fortunate to have so many leaders and team members step up and show outstanding performance. We want to reward these sixty-six “Best of the Best” team members by taking them, and a guest of their choice, on an all expense paid vacation to Riviera Cancun Mexico. October 6th can’t come soon…

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Congrats to these 2021 Rally Winners!

Building a strong team starts with each individual and so we like to acknowledge the team members who go the extra mile. We are proud to have a multitude of great teams and leaders worthy of awards. Our 2021 Rally recognized restaurants and individuals with outstanding service and hospitality for our guests, financial gains and improvements from 2020. Below are a few of the highlights of the year: 2020 Awards…

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Drive Thru Hero: Brenda King

Brenda King has been working at the Elk River Taco Bell for the last three years. But to Brenda, the job is much more than just making tacos.  “I love my coworkers and all the people that come through to order,” Brenda says. “And I love making people laugh and smile.” Brenda’s drive to delight her customers is making waves in the Elk River community. A photo of Brenda on…

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Congrats Jacob! Taco Bell Corp. 30 under 30 Member

Every year, Taco Bell Corporate unveils their “30 Under 30” list. It’s a special listing created to give a big shout-out to the champions in our restaurants and field who serve as our biggest brand ambassadors and living, breathing examples of Taco Bell’s awesome culture. Last year, Border team member Nikki Michelle made the list. This year, it’s Jacob Skovgard’s turn. Jacob started his career with Border Foods when he was only…

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Photos and Videos: 2020 Rally Rewind

Every year, we celebrate our accomplishments at our company-wide rallies. It’s a time to come together, recognize the successes of the past year, and look forward to the year ahead. This year, we gathered teams in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin for three days full of recognition. Congratulations to all of our Of the Year winners and others who were honored this year!   minnesota MICHIGAN WISCONSIN  

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Introducing: Our 2020 Customer Maniacs

Every year, we honor team members throughout the organization who earn the title “Customer Maniac.” A Customer Maniac is someone who is dedicated to the guest, consistently receives positive customer surveys and does whatever they can to serve and satisfy our customers. Last month, we surprised 48 Border Foods Customer Maniacs with a special “party in a box” as a way to celebrate their dedication. Every maniac received party supplies,…

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Welcome to the Best of the Best club!

As a way to say “thanks” to our top-performing operators, we’re taking 85 leaders and a guest of their choice on an all-expense paid trip to Mexico! From April 1-5, our “Best of the Best” group will enjoy time with their team and guest at Haven Resorts and Spa, an all-inclusive hotel located in Cancun. Congratulations to the team below: Nate Hamrick 9467- Brainerd, MN Dylan Schlueter 5714 – Monticello,…

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40 Years With Taco Bell!

In 1979, Border Foods founders Jeff and Lee Engler opened their first Mexican restaurant called Los Primos. Little did they know, 40 years later, they’d be at the helm of one of the largest Taco Bell franchisees in the nation. At Border Foods, tenure means everything to us. And we think 40 years in the industry is something to celebrate! So, on Oct. 25, we surprised Jeff and Lee with…

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