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Team Member Spotlight: Kierra

Kierra’s Summerwood journey started in 2010 at her neighborhood Taco Bell when she was just 16 years old. “It was always a nice place, so I decided to apply one day and I got the job,” she says. Kierra started as a crew member before leaving to attend school. She would later return to Taco […]

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Operations

Summerwood Year in Review Highlights for 2022

As we come to a close on another busy year for Summerwood and its restaurant teams, here are 2022 highlights from the company blog: Volunteering Most recently, a group of Summerwood volunteers came together with the local Rotary Club to prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals (grilled chicken, potatoes, biscuits!) to seniors. It’s our 27th year […]

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New Restaurant Openings

Summerwood Celebrates Grand Opening of York, PA Taco Bell

Summerwood is thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of its York, PA Taco Bell at 1501-1523 North George Street. This new Taco Bell location has the distinction of being the very first double drive–thru in York. The previous restaurant location boasted a building that was more than 30 years old and served Summerwood well, but […]

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Giving

Summerwood & SW Philly Rotary Club Deliver Meals, Thanksgiving Cheer to Seniors

Every year for 27 years, Summerwood and our friends at the Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia – Eastwick have been preparing and delivering hearty comfort food to local seniors just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. After lower numbers during the pandemic, Summerwood and the Rotary Club are thrilled to continue this longstanding tradition with […]

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New Restaurant Openings

Summerwood Celebrates Opening of New Williamstown Taco Bell in New Jersey

Summerwood is celebrating the grand opening of its new Williamstown, NJ location at 110 North Black Horse Pike. Summerwood’s newest Taco Bell location truly has it all, offering both a double drive-thru and mobile ordering. The space previously operated as a dual KFC/Taco Bell and has now transitioned to a stand-alone Taco Bell. In appreciation […]

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Summerwood Celebrates 40-Year Anniversary of Beloved New Jersey RGM

Not everyone can boast about being with the same brand for 40 years, but Michelle, an RGM in New Jersey, can do just that. August 11, 2022 marked her 40-year anniversary with Taco Bell.  “Forty years feels like a long but short time,” Michelle says. She says it’s gone by quick! What does 40 years […]

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Summerwood Celebrates Opening of new Mount Joy, PA Taco Bell

Summerwood is shouting out the grand opening celebration of its new Mount Joy, PA location at 1580 Strickler Road. As the saying goes, teamwork makes the dream work, and this labor of love is no exception. RGM Mallory Campbell started the Mount Joy project with hiring and training some amazing Team Members. Lead Assistant Restaurant […]

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New Restaurant Openings

Summerwood Celebrates Opening of New Elizabethtown, PA Taco Bell

Summerwood recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Elizabethtown, PA Taco Bell at 825 South Market Street.  The new build, with dual drive-thru lanes, moved existing operations in the area to the center of town. The new Elizabethtown Taco Bell was built on the site of a family restaurant that closed in April 2022. […]

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Spotlight

Team Member Spotlight: Karen

Karen is a Restaurant General Manager (RGM) at Summerwood’s Bel Air, MD Taco Bell with 35 years of experience in the business. Karen was working for another restaurant chain when she heard through the grapevine that a great company just assumed ownership of the local Taco Bell, prompting her to transition back into the Taco […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Tori

Tori is an Assistant Manager at Summerwood’s Somers Point, NJ Taco Bell location who is fueled by positive energy and lattes. Tori’s first job was working at Taco Bell, and after taking a break to go to school and trying different careers, she headed back to “the Bell.” “I worked a lot of different jobs […]

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