At a Glance



Investment Level:
£700,000 (food court) – £2,000,000 (freestanding drive thru)

$2,000,000+ USD

Number of Units: 2,400+

International Presence: 12 countries worldwide

Panda Express Franchise UK

The leading fast casual American Chinese brand in the world

Panda Express® is the leader in fast casual American Chinese food and has been delivering on our mission to deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives since we opened our first restaurant in Califonia in 1983.

Today we are privately held and founder owned, led by Andrew and Peggy Cherng; currently operating over 2,000 restaurants directly, and franchising over 200 restaurants worldwide. Panda Express® succeeds in multiple venues, including mall food courts and inline spaces, high streets, free standing drive thrus, dark kitchens and take away only units.

We are looking for an outstanding operating partner with a strong commitment to growing their people to partner with Panda Express® to open the UK market. The ideal partner is a current multi-unit franchisee of an international brand with experience in: operating restaurants; developing people; sourcing, designing and building new restaurants; being a strategic marketing partner for the brand (including culinary development), expertise sourcing and evaluating vendors; and managing food safety and quality assurance programs.

Ideal Partner:

Panda Express are seeking :

Multi-Unit Franchisees


Interested in Panda Express? Contact Johnny Sellyn

Johnny is the Founder of whichfranchise and one of the most well-known and connected people in franchising. He is happy to discuss the requirements for developing Panda Express in the UK.


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