Papa John’s & Panda Express Grand Opening Mar. 25

USF Dining/ARAMARK is proud to announce the grand opening of Papa John’s and Panda Express restaurants on the USF campus on March 25, 2013. The new restaurants are located in the Marshall Student Center Food Court. 

The grand opening celebration will kick off with USF’s Herd of Thunder marching band at 10:00 a.m. with a guest appearance from Rocky D. Bull and the Panda Express Bear. USF Dining will provide a slice of free Papa John’s pizza to the first 500 customers. Attendees will also enjoy Panda Express food samples, games, prizes, coupons, and music from Bulls Radio DJ from 11:00 am until 1:00 p.m.

Papa John's is the world's third largest pizza company. For 11 of the past 13 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's also earned the 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Pizza Brand of the Year, and is the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl XLVII.

Panda Restaurant Group is the world's leader in Asian dining experiences and is best known for its wide variety of original recipes including their famous Orange Chicken, Beijing Beef and SweetFire Chicken Breast. 

"We are excited to bring Papa John’s and Panda Express to campus and offer students more variety and additional options within the Marshall Student Center," says Steve Dobrowolski, food service director for USF Dining/ARAMARK. "We are confident that these popular brands will become favorite dining destinations for students, staff and guests."

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