Celebrating Black History Month
Read our Live Más TAACOS Employee Resource Group's weekly news in celebration of Black History Month.
Honoring Veterans at Taco Bell
In honor of Veterans Day, we want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all who have served, including some of our very own Taco Bell employees.
Did you know that former NFL Player, Steve Smith Sr., used to work at Taco Bell?
Steve Smith Sr. is the eighth-leading receiver in NFL history and he credits his job at Taco Bell as the reason why he had to chance to play professional football.
Live Más LUCHA!
In honor of Latinx Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), we launched our first-ever Latinx Employee Resource Group (ERG) – Live Mas L.U.C.H.A.!
Live Más CREAsians
We’re excited to announce another Employee Resource Group launch at Taco Bell Corp. – CREAsians!
Taco Bell Corp.’s First-ever U.S.-Based Corporate WomXn’s Employee Resource Group
A couple months ago, we mentioned that we want to take steps towards creating positive change and we meant it.
Becoming a Franchisee: Maria and Guillermo
Read about Maria and Guillermo’s hard work, dedication and family-like culture that opened the doors to Becoming a Franchisee.
Team Member from Clarksville, TN Saves a Man’s Life
Sonja Frazier said, “I do believe I was there for a reason.”
Driving Taco Bell Forward
(July 7, 2020) This June, a lot has happened. The brand has listened to our fans and teams the past few weeks, and we want to take steps towards creating positive change. Here’s some of what we have been doing…
A Letter from Mark King: Our Steps Toward Fighting Racial Inequality
(June 25, 2020) As I shared in my last letter, we have a part to play in fighting the racial inequality in this country. Since then, we’ve been working hard to find ways to step up. I’m proud to share that, in partnership with Yum!, we are beginning to establish concrete plans and benchmarks to track progress.
Message from Mike Grams: Updated Mask Policy
(June 24, 2020) We have recently had incidents where Team Members, General Managers, and franchisees were put in difficult situations regarding the application of our mask policy introduced to the system at the onset of COVID-19.
The Taco Bell® System Commits To Hire 30,000 New Restaurant Team Members This Summer
(May 21, 2020) Taco Bell announced today that it, together with its franchisees and licensees, plans to hire at least 30,000 team members this summer.*
How Anthony and His Team Stay Positive and Motivated
"I was particularly inspired by the heartfelt words of Anthony Huerta, an RGM at a Taco Bell in Texas, who beautifully articulated our unified approach for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic with care and compassion. Thank you Anthony, Tayyab Raza, Jen Stack, Patricia Gibbs, Elizabeth Ortega and all of our RGMs around the world for everything you continue to do to ensure the health and safety of our team members and customers. #inthistogether" Watch Anthony explain how he and his team stay positive and motivated on David Gibbs' LinkedIn.
As COVID-19 Limits Access To Educational Resources, The Taco Bell Foundation Is Providing $11 Million In Support To Students And Organizations
(May 14, 2020) The Taco Bell Foundation is awarding $3 million in Live Más Scholarships and providing $8 million in grants to student and youth-serving nonprofit organizations across the country.
Thank You, Restaurant Teams
(May 5, 2020) Read this letter of appreciation from Taco Bell CEO, Mark King.
MESSAGE FROM MIKE: TEAM MEMBER UPDATES
(May 1, 2020) President, COO, Mike Grams, shares quick messages to Team Members to keep them in the know and connected
Celebrating Graduations the Taco Bell Way
We're so proud of our 2020 graduates! Check out some of the amazing things our restaurant teams and franchise organizations are doing to celebrate.
Tacala Tennessee Corp. –franchise organization
GM Christian of restaurant #029023 in McMinn, TN threw a socially distant Taco Bell Prom for the high school seniors on his restaurant team.
AG Bells II LLC—franchise organization
Team Harvard, IL from Restaurant #036189 donated tacos and burritos to the #essentialworkers at Harvard Mercy Hospital!
Pacific Bells, LLC – franchise organization
GM Sheila and her team at Restaurant #019550 in Vancouver, WA supported local medical professionals.
L/M TacoRI, Inc.—Franchise Organization
GM Lisa and restaurant #033453 on Douglas Ave in Providence, RI donated meals to the National Guard location in Warwick, RI.
We turned our HQ into a Truck-Thru On April 17th
As a way to say thank you to the essential workers who are on the frontlines every day, Taco Bell has transformed its HQ into a “Truck-Thru at HQ” for a limited time.
Feeding Our Heroes & Supporting the Community
Taco Bell puts people first – from our very own team members, to healthcare workers, to teachers, to grocery store employees – who are making sure the world keeps running, and we need to make sure we all do our part to take care of them.
Taco Bell Taco Truck Visits
(Updated May 4, 2020) We’re proud to share that we’ve fed approximately 14,228 people and served 25,355 items to local hospitals, food banks and many more to come.
Hospitality Syracuse, Inc. – Franchise Organization
To support their local medical community the Rochester, NY, Area Coaches and their restaurants safely prepared and donated 70 Meals to the University of Rochester Medical Center.
C&R Restaurant Group, L.P. – Franchise Organization
The healthcare teams gave a big thank you to their local Taco Bell for the donation!
Lineage Logistics Donation
The Taco Bell Food Innovation and Operations teams partnered with franchise organization Shamrock TBC, Inc. to coordinate over 3,000 meals across 9 states to feed Lineage Logistics employees in around 200 warehouses across the U.S.!
AG Bells II, LLC., a Taco Bell franchisee supports their local community throughout the crisis.
This week, their restaurant in Des Plaines, IL donated tacos to the essential workers at Northwest Hospital in Arlington Heights!
Double A Taco, LLC, a Taco Bell franchisee
Brittany and her restaurant team served about 250 items to the staff at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA!
KT Hospitality, a Taco Bell franchisee
The Niagara Falls, Ontario KFC and Taco Bell location gave back to their local hospital.
SD Bell, Inc., a Taco Bell franchisee
The staff at the Menifee and Murrieta restaurant recognized all the hard work at Loma Linda Hospital in Murrieta, CA. They did all of this on our Tuesday, bringing the free tacos to them.