Announcing Golden Bell Award Winners & Signature Taco Bells

We’re proud to have 14 of our Taco Bells named as Signature Restaurants this year! These are restaurants that consistently deliver best-in-class service while having the people and culture in place to keep our guests happy from open to close. Winners received goodies from Taco Bell Corporate and a monetary gift from our company.

Congratulations to the following Summerwood restaurants and incredible RGMs:

Jason, Shrewsbury, PA

Kierra, Jessup, MD

Bel Air, MD

Iris, Alexandria, VA

Mayra, Silver Spring, MD

Chris, Market St, York, PA

Corey, White St, York, PA

Manju, Herndon, VA

Barbara, Hammonton, NJ

Lisa, Cambridge, MD

Ahmed, Alexandria, VA

Brian, Somers Pt, NJ

Berhane, Arlington, VA

Carlos, Reston, VA

Larven, Hickory, Bel Air, MD

What are Signature Restaurants?

Signature Restaurants have truly mastered how to run a successful Taco Bell! Metrics include:

  • Top 20% of restaurants with the lowest customer dissatisfaction
  • Drive-thru speed of 3:30 or less
  • Pass 100% of CORE food safety audits
  • Display positive year-over-year transaction growth
  • 90% or more of your restaurant staff are fully trained in their roles

Golden Bell Winners

A big congratulations to Sunil of Restaurant 032673 in Towson, MD, and Guarav of Restaurant 036546 in Falls Church, VA, for winning Taco Bell’s esteemed Golden Bell Award! This accolade is a BIG deal in the taco business — this means Sunil and Guarav have been named among the brand’s top 100 general managers across the U.S.! Both individuals will be rewarded with an all expenses paid trip to Hawaii.

Restaurant 36545 of Leesburg, VA, also received Golden Bell recognition this year.