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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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Video Tour of Digitally Enhanced Taco Bell in Lititz, PA

Take a walk through Summerwood’s first digitally advanced Taco Bell Go Mobile in Lititz, PA. It’s only the second of its kind to open in the country! Enjoy a short video tour led by Area Coach Aria Weyer, where you’ll catch a glimpse of the dining room and fancy touch-screen kiosks (say goodbye to traditional […]

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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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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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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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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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Summerwood Welcomes 55 New Restaurants

We’re excited to officially welcome 55 new restaurants to the Summerwood family. On Dec. 22, we acquired a number of locations across Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. This growth opportunity allows us to bring on roughly 1,300 new employees and expand from 3 regions to 7 regions– thank you to all of the leaders […]

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KFC teams: We Appreciate You!

Recognition is an important part of our daily work at Summerwood. Last month, our above store leaders were excited to visit 10 of our KFC restaurants and honor our teams’ hard work.  During our June visits, our leaders brought excitement, games, prizes & treats for the entire team. We appreciate each and every one of […]

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