The Taco Bell Foundation recognizes more than 770 young minds working to pursue higher education and nontraditional paths
IRVINE, Calif., May 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - There’s a new class of Live Más Scholars! Today, the Taco Bell Foundation announced more than $8 million in scholarships to break down barriers to education for 772 passionate students looking to ignite change in their communities and across the country.
With the help of Taco Bell’s Chief Impact Officer, cultural icon Lil Nas X, the Taco Bell Foundation is excited to create a memorable experience for this next generation of leaders.
A new KFC restaurant opens somewhere in the world every 3.5 hours, so it’s never been more important for us to grow sustainably and minimize our environmental impact. Check out how our markets across the world are flexing their “green” muscles via Earth-friendly initiatives.
As a company, Yum! is committed to championing and elevating women in leadership, which is why we are honored to be a longstanding member of the Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF). In addition, we are particularly proud to see our Chief Operating Officer and Chief People Officer Tracy Skeans serving as Chair of WFF’s Board of Directors after years of dedicated service to the organization and the industry.
As Women’s History Month comes to an end, we continue to reflect on the theme from International Women’s Day earlier this month – #BreakTheBias – because bias often creates a barrier for women to thrive. From identifying your own biases, to calling them out in others, let’s stay committed all year long to ensuring representation and visibility for women around the world.
In honor of Women’s History month, these Restaurant General Managers (RGM) and Area Coaches share what’s most rewarding to them about working at Pizza Hut, their best advice, and their favorite menu items.
Jessica De Leon, RGM American West Restaurant Group (AWRG)
The most rewarding part about working at my restaurant has to be creating a fun working environment that makes the Team Members want to come to work.
My advice … there is always room to learn and grow, and never feel intimated to ask questions.
As one of Taco Bell’s first 100 franchisees, Margaret Jones paved the way for women to thrive as leaders of the multi-billion-dollar brand
Imagine this: at 15 years old, you’re about to start high school with your childhood friends, in a town you spent your whole life in. As you’re about to begin, your mom decides to uproot your family and move 140 miles away from Albuquerque, New Mexico to the small town of Gallup – population 14,000. A new restaurant chain had recently hit the market and your mom wanted to jump on the opportunity.
At Taco Bell, we believe that we all have the opportunity to drive a positive impact – no matter where or who you are. We also believe that we have people within our Taco Bell family who are making Modern History and will one day be part of the stories we tell for many years to come.
Speaking of stories, February is Black History Month. What began as a one-week celebration in 1926, has transformed into a month-long celebration of our history filled with stories about our Black individuals and communities who triumphed despite incredible odds.
Taco Bell Public Relations & Brand Experience Senior Manager Matt Prince knows how hard it is to land a job. Originally an English major at California State University, he switched to public relations after attending an introductory course. After graduating into the start of the Great Recession, he worked a slew of PR jobs, first in government, and then at Walt Disney, before finally landing at Taco Bell. All these twists and turns led Prince to compare discovering one’s career path to playing the videogame Frogger.
Yum! to Provide the Opportunity for Two Students to Become Future Franchise Owners
LOUISVILLE, Ky. and WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), the University of Louisville and Howard University today announced the launch of the Yum! Franchise Accelerator, a one-of-a-kind MBA elective opportunity supporting underrepresented people of color and women interested in the franchise restaurant industry. Ten second-year MBA students from the two universities were selected to participate in the intensive five-month fellowship where two participants will have the opportunity to become future franchisees of Yum!