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Team Member Spotlight: Azelina

Meet Azelina, a Restaurant General Manager (RGM) for Summerwood, who says a great employee is passionate and caring, and knows how to work hard and play hard simultaneously. At 25, she certainly exemplifies all of these things.  Azelina’s journey with Taco Bell began when she accepted her first job at 16. Today, she leads the […]

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New Restaurant Openings

Summerwood Reopens Red Lion Taco Bell After Complete Rebuild

On May 25, 2022, Summerwood announced the reopening of its Red Lion, Pennsylvania location. Undergoing a full scrape and rebuild, the revamped Taco Bell is beautiful and open for business.Thanks to superstar RGM Kenya and her devoted team, the first day of serving customers was a total success.We’d would like to acknowledge the many other […]

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Spotlight

Team Member Spotlight: Vincent

Meet Vincent, one of Summerwood’s newest hires at the Sicklerville, NJ, Taco Bell. Vincent has been a crew member for three months, having joined the team after floating around to various jobs, trying to figure out what he wanted to do next. Vincent says he applied with Summerwood at the chance for opportunity, flexibility. In […]

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Giving

Congrats to the 2022 Live Más Scholarship recipients!

The Taco Bell Foundation is awarding $2,250,000 in Live Más Scholarships to 218 Taco Bell Team Members across the country, thanks to generous donations from Taco Bell Owners. We are thrilled to share that 22 of those Team Members are from Summerwood! Please join us in recognizing: Christian R. $5,000 Interest: Media & BroadcastingLocation: Fairfax […]

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Operations

Summerwood opens new KFC in Sicklerville

Join us in welcoming a brand new New Jersey-based KFC to the Summerwood family! Our new restaurant opened on Feb. 22, 2022 in Sicklerville, a small town just 20 minutes outside of Philadelphia. The Team was well prepared for the volume from an operations and staffing perspective. We provided strong support during the opening with […]

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Operations

2022 State of the Union Recap

Every year, Summerwood comes together to celebrate the incredible work done by our teams across the company. And while we love to recognize hard work in person, this year, we were able to honor 2021’s special achievements through the Summerwood State of the Union zoom event. Restaurants leaders from every market gathered at set locations […]

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Operations

Team Member Spotlight: Melissa

Meet Melissa, the current Restaurant General Manager (RGM) at Summerwood’s Enola location and former RGM at our first ever Taco Bell Go Mobile in Lititz, PA., the brand’s new, digitally advanced restaurant concept. Melissa was looking for something different when she joined Summerwood in 2011 after working in the grocery store sector. She was excited to work in a […]

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Operations

Congrats to our Signature Restaurants

Signature Restaurants are the restaurants that deliver best-in-class service, people, and culture. Plus, they have the fundamentals in place to serve high quality food from open to close. When you qualify to become a Signature Restaurant, that means you have mastered how to run a successful Taco Bell, and you’re setting the bar high for […]

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Spotlight

Team Member Spotlight: Mallory

Meet Mallory, a 20-year-old rising star at Summerwood. She got her first job with Taco Bell in 9th grade and now runs her own restaurant in Elizabethtown, PA.  Mallory never thought she’d be where she is. In fact, she believes Summerwood really had a hand in her career development, especially the discovery of her own […]

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Spotlight

Team Member Duo: Twins Nikkie & Kimmie

Meet Nikkie and Kimmie, gregarious twins who’ve devoted their careers to Summerwood. They’ve both been with the company for 27 years! Both have successfully climbed the career ladder at Summerwood. Kimmie, now a Restaurant General Manager, who just opened a new Taco Bell in Marlton, NJ, where Nikkie joins her as Shift Manager.  Returning to […]

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