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Chef Jimmy Wang: how Panda Express became the largest family-owned and operated Asian dining concept in America (S8/Ep.20)
Episode 2015th February 2023 • Beyond the Plate • Andrew Kaplan
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Jimmy Wang oversees the culinary operations for more than 2300 Panda Express restaurants around the world. From creating and implementing recipes, to training across the globe, he is responsible for the infamous and innovative ‘American Chinese’ food served daily. In 2021, Wang was honored in Nation’s Restaurant News ‘Chef Power List.” In this episode, Jimmy shares how moments from his childhood in Taiwan helped shape his journey to becoming Executive Director of Culinary and Product Innovation at Panda Restaurant Group. Chef Jimmy shares some of the extraordinary work the Panda team does with Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Restaurant Group whose purpose is to serve the health and education needs of underserved youth and to foster the spirit of giving (DO NOT MISS THIS PART). Enjoy this episode as we go Beyond the Plate… with Chef Jimmy Wang.

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