Jan. 15, 2013
-- CORALVILLE, IA – Pancheros (www.pancheros.com)
, a quick-serve Mexican restaurant specializing in tasty burritos, has officially announced its first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award; Joe Ward, a franchisee of two locations in the Des Moines, Iowa area. Ward exemplified a strong commitment and unwavering dedication to the brand.
Having been with the company for over 8 years, Joe was recognized by Pancheros for providing outstanding service at his locations and being an integral resource for potential franchisees looking to join the Pancheros family. Drawn to the brand in 2004 after his first dining experience at the restaurant, Ward left the golfing industry to pursue a new career in the restaurant world. Currently, Ward operates the West Des Moines-Jordan Creek and Johnston locations.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to recognize Joe, a franchisee who follows the system meticulously and performs above and beyond our expectations,”
said Rodney Anderson, President of Pancheros Mexican Grill. “Over the years, Joe has been a tremendous asset to the Pancheros brand, operating some of our strongest performing locations.”
“I am very honored to receive this award as I take great pride in operating my locations and providing residents the same amazing burrito experience, which won me over several years ago,” said franchisee, Joe Ward. “Moving forward, I am excited to continue to grow with Pancheros and have another successful year of serving the Iowa community.”
For general information about Pancheros, please visit www.pancheros.com.
About Pancheros Mexican Grill
Founded in 1992 by Rodney L. Anderson, Coralville, Iowa-based Pancheros Mexican Grill is a quick-serve, fresh-Mexican franchise that serves its signature fresh-pressed tortillas filled with the freshest, highest-quality ingredients. Burritos are customized and mixed with “Bob the Tool” to get every ingredient in each bite. Along with their tasty burritos, the menu also includes quesadillas, tacos, burrito bowls, and salads. Pancheros currently has more than 50 locations in the United States and the company plans to have 60 restaurants open across the country by the end of 2013. For more information, visit http://www.pancheros.com