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April Showers bring New Store Developments at Summerwood!

Some say that April showers bring May flowers – and at Summerwood, they also bring new store developments!  We were thrilled to start May with the reopening of the White Street Taco Bell in York, Pennsylvania.  What was previously a 30-year-old building is now a sparkling, brand new location with a double drive-thru – all […]

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Summerwood Employees Receive $240,000 in Taco Bell Live Más and KFC Foundation Scholarships

Congrats to our 2023 Live Más winners, an ambitious, inspiring crew! We’re celebrating another spectacular year in scholarship awards among our restaurants! Taco Bell Foundation has generously awarded 19 Summerwood team members with Live Más Scholarships this year, with a grand total of $235,000 in higher education support! We’d also like to give a special […]

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Team Spirit

King of Prussia: Mother’s Day Brunch Event

Here at Summerwood, we’re really getting into the spirit with special events! It’s just one way we endeavor to increase the fun factor within our Taco Bells, leaving guests with more to chew on than a warm chalupa. Thank you, mothers, for the warmth, love and guidance that you infuse into this world every day. […]

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Spotlight

So Much More than Just a Career: Best Friends + Life Lessons

Meet Teara and Destiny, close friends who met while working at our Deptford, NJ Taco Bell. Teara says she only worked for Summerwood for about a year or so, and yet it led to a special lifelong friendship that’s now lasted 14 years. For some, a first job at Taco Bell goes a long way! […]

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How do you spell Shanon? We Spell it HUSTLE

  Shanon has been with Summerwood since he was 16 years old and quickly climbed the ranks. He became a shift manager at 18 years old. Two years later, Shanon was promoted to assistant manager and six months after that, he assumed the restaurant general manager (RGM) role. Today, Shanon works as a Restaurant Training […]

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Operations

Sunday Fun Day: Easter Bunny Delights at Deptford Taco Bell

On Sunday, April 2, we transformed what’s usually our quietest weekend day into an afternoon of springtime fun for the Deptford, NJ, community. Coined “Tacos with the Easter Bunny,” you could say Summerwood’s latest event brought in plenty of “peeps” thanks to the enthusiasm and leadership of our Deptford RGM, Destiny, and Lorenzo, the thoughtful […]

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Operations

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 […]

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LOYALTY IS LIFE FOR THIS SUMMERWOOD AREA COACH

  Twenty-nine years: That’s what loyalty looks like to Christine, an Area Coach for Summerwood Area 15. Like many people looking for a job, Christine was first enticed to apply at Summerwood because a friend worked there.  Christine began her career with Summerwood as a Team Member, moved up to Shift Manager, then assistant and […]

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Operations

Summerwood’s State of the Union Concludes with Award Winner Reveal!

Last week we hosted our annual State of the Union event on Zoom, bringing together our fantastic restaurant leaders for a special presentation and celebration. The virtual get together kicked off with highlights from 2022, which included several notable restaurant openings and the 40-year service anniversary of a beloved New Jersey RGM. Along with Summerwood’s […]

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Spotlight

Summerwood: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Liza has been with Summerwood almost as long as she has been married: 23 impressive years! Currently a Project Coach in Georgetown, DE, Liza began her Summerwood career while living in Philadelphia, PA. Typically, when moving homes, you might be assisted by friends or family, but Liza had help from her employer, Summerwood. Nine years […]

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