ROSEMEAD, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 21, 2012) - Panda Express, the world leader in Asian dining experiences has reached a major milestone, announcing the opening of its 1,500th location. Located at 585 N. Germantown Road, Cordova, Tenn, the first Panda Express restaurant in the Memphis area is also the site for one of Panda's new store design prototypes.
"Our 1,500th unit is an entirely new design in a brand new market for Panda Express," said David Landsberg, Chief Development Officer, Panda Restaurant Group. "We are excited to further enhance our guests' fast-casual dining experience with fantastic food featuring premium ingredients that is served in a warm and inviting ambiance."
The new restaurant design will give a fresh and modern look to the exterior and interior of Panda Express locations and will incorporate the brand's heritage while maintaining Panda's welcoming atmosphere. "Panda is dedicated to providing the best dining experience possible and the new design gives guests another reason to love Panda Express," said Landsberg.
The 1,500th Panda Express is open daily from the hours of 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday.
About Panda Restaurant Group
Founded in 1973, with 1,500 locations in 42 states, Puerto Rico and Mexico, the privately-held Panda Restaurant Group is the world's leader in Asian dining experiences. The successful chain of concepts includes Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San. Panda Express is best known for its wide variety of original recipes including their famous Orange Chicken®, Beijing Beef™, SweetFire Chicken Breast®, Honey Walnut Shrimp™ and -- Shanghai Angus Steak™. For more information visit, www.pandaexpress.com, or become a fan on Facebook.