(PHOENIX – Sept. 19, 2019) –In honor of National Food Service Worker Day, celebrated September 25, PDQ is shining a spotlight on Ashley Garcia, one of the restaurant’s many outstanding team members who exhibits endless dedication to creating outstanding food and a welcoming environment for all PDQ guests.
Ashley began working at PDQ when she was 17 years old. It was her first job and she was incredibly excited to make her mark and be a part of the team. She has mastered all positions in the front of the house and the kitchen but especially enjoys interacting with the guests.
“People like Ashley make the world a better place,” said PDQ Operating Director John Hyland. “Currently a Shift Lead, Ashley quickly earned the respect of her peers. She is a remarkable leader and we are lucky to have her as part of our family.”
About PDQ Arizona
Award-winning PDQ – short for “People Dedicated to Quality” – offers chef-driven recipes and mindful ingredients typically found in a fine casual restaurant with the value, speed and convenience of the fast food and fast casual segment. PDQ Arizona’s Tempe location opened in January 2019. John Hyland serves as the operating director for that location. PDQ also has a restaurant in Phoenix, located adjacent to Paradise Valley Mall, near Cactus and Tatum Blvd. Kristy Haase serves as operating director.
About PDQ National
Founded in 2011, Outback Steakhouse co-founder Bob Basham and MVP Holdings CEO Nick Reader are the two principal owners of PDQ. Beloved throughout the Southeast and now beyond for its hand-breaded chicken tenders, PDQ crafts delicious salads, sandwiches, bowls and hand-spun milkshakes fresh in store, every day. PDQ is committed to creating deep roots in its local communities and has given nearly $6 million in dollars and in-kind donations to local charities, schools, and organizations since its inception. On October 30, 2011, the original PDQ restaurant opened its doors in Tampa (FL) and the concept now has locations throughout Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Utah. For more information, visit www.eatPDQ.com.