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Panda Express is the leading fast casual American Chinese brand in the world. Looking for experienced restaurant multi-unit partners.

Johnny Sellyn Panda Express

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At a Glance

Established: 1983

UK Presence: Looking to enter UK market - established internationally.

Start Up Cost: £700,000

Min personal contribution: AOR

International Presence 2,400+ restaurants in 12 countries; US, Canada, Mexico. South Korea, Japan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Aruba and Philippines. Future markets - UK, Germany, India, Honduras and Panama.

Development type: Multi-unit franchisees - must have multi-unit restaurant ownership experience.




Franchise Info

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Panda Express® is the leader in fast casual American Chinese food and has been delivering on our mission to deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives since we opened our first restaurant in California in 1983.

Today we are privately held and founder owned, led by Andrew and Peggy Cherng; currently operating over 2,000 restaurants directly, and franchising over 200 restaurants worldwide.

Panda Express® succeeds in multiple venues including mall food courts and inline spaces, high streets, free standing drive thrus, dark kitchens and take away only units.

We are looking for an outstanding operating partner with a strong commitment to growing their people to partner with Panda Express® to open the UK market.

The ideal partner is a current multi-unit franchisee of an international brand with experience in: operating restaurants; developing people; sourcing, designing and building new restaurants; being a strategic marketing partner for the brand (including culinary development), expertise sourcing and evaluating vendors; and managing food safety and quality assurance programs.

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Ideal Partner

  • Current multi-unit franchisee of an international limited serve restaurant brand
  • Has a demonstrated commitment to growing their people
  • Has experience developing, designing and building new restaurants
  • Can be a strategic marketing partner for the brand (including culinary development)
  • Has experience sourcing and evaluating suppliers
  • Has experience managing food safety and quality assurance programs
  • Has a dedicated qualified support team in key business areas

Panda Express are seeking: Multi-Unit Franchisees

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Johnny Sellyn Panda Express

Interested in Panda Express?

Contact Johnny Sellyn

For an insight into Panda Express partner requirements


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