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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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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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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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Team Member Spotlight: Kayla

Meet Kayla, a Shift Lead at the Sicklerville, New Jersey, Taco Bell, who has worked for Summerwood for nearly four years. Kayla is a natural born leader, who had her eye on a job at Taco Bell from the time she was 15 years old.  For Kayla, being a leader means,  “… being able to […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Cat

Technically, she’s an Area Coach at Summerwood’s Maryland and Delaware Taco Bell locations, but after a few minutes of chatting with Cat, it’s easy to see how that title could translate to “Life Coach.” Cat has been with Taco Bell for 12 years since moving to the U.S. from Australia with her husband. But Taco […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Kyle

This is Kyle, an energetic team member at a Summerwood KFC who aims to spread cheer and laughter wherever he goes. Kyle’s career with KFC began with a “Help Wanted” sign hanging in the restaurant window and a friendly follow up call from Gabby, the RGM. Initially responding to the recruitment poster, he’s now been […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Donna

Meet Donna, a longtime Summerwood employee who has devoted over 30 years to the company! Joining the workforce in the ’80s, Donna landed her first job as a team member at the Aston, DE Burger King. Today, she continues to work tirelessly at the very same location, which has since been converted into a Taco […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Francisco

Most 16-year-olds want a car for their birthday, but Francisco had his sights set on something even better: a job at Taco Bell. “On my 16th birthday, I sent in an application and I came to talk to the manager,” he shares. Francisco was interviewed the same day, and a week later, began his career […]

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Team Member Spotlight: Michael

Meet Michael, a Regional General Manager (RGM) at Summerwood’s Cockeysville, MD location. Michael boasts an impressive 23 years working for Taco Bell — seven with Summerwood. It was at Summerwood where he learned that culture is the main thing that drives a franchise. “Culture creates the environment, it creates the positivity,” Michael asserts.  “Culture,” “family” […]

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