Industry News | September 9, 2009

Sweet and Hot Fused in New Panda Express Dish

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Panda Express announced the launch of its SweetFire Chicken Breast, which will debut at all Panda Express restaurants on September 23.

SweetFire Chicken Breast includes all white meat chicken, diced red bell peppers, sliced onions, and pineapples, all tossed in a hot wok with a sweet and hot sauce.

"We are excited to share the exotic fusion of flavors that SweetFire Chicken Breast will provide our guests,” says Glenn Lunde, Panda Express senior vice president and chief marketing officer. “If you are a fan of our famous Orange Chicken or Beijing Beef, you are going to love this dish!"

As with all new entrees for Panda Express, SweetFire Chicken Breast was created by executive chef Andy Kao, who has been with Panda Restaurant Group for over 25 years.

To commemorate the launch of SweetFire Chicken Breast, the city of Los Angeles will declare "Panda Express Day" on September 25. In addition, a free sampling event will be hosted at a Panda Express mobile unit in Los Angeles. The exact location will be announced on Facebook and Twitter 24 hours prior to the event.
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