Panda Express Offers Extended Summer Hours

ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beginning May 20, summer hours are back at Panda Express, the world leader in Asian dining experiences. To celebrate the extended evening hours, participating Panda Express street locations are offering a free single serving of Orange Chicken™ on May 31 and June 21, the Summer Solstice, from 9 p.m. to close. The Summer Solstice marks the time at which the sun is at its northernmost point in the sky, leading to the longest day of the year. Panda's extended evening hours will be offered through September 1, with specific hours varying by location.

Starting May 24, guests can download the coupon for their free single serving of Orange Chicken™ on Panda Express' Facebook page or website. Panda's world famous Orange Chicken™ features tender, juicy bites of chicken, which are lightly battered and wok tossed in a sweet and mildly spicy chili sauce.

"With summer right around the corner, we're celebrating the brighter and longer days of the year by satisfying those late-night Panda Express cravings," said Peggy Cherng, co-chair of Panda Express. "Day or night, we strive to make life delicious by offering fresh food and an enjoyable dining experience for each of our guests."

About Panda Express

2013 marks Panda Express' 30th Anniversary. Founded in 1983, with close to 1,600 locations in 42 states, Panda Express is part of Panda Restaurant Group, the world leader in Asian dining experiences. The successful chain of concepts includes Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San. Panda Express is best known for its wide variety of original recipes including their famous Orange Chicken®, Beijing Beef, SweetFire Chicken Breast®, Award Winning Honey Walnut Shrimp™ and Shanghai Angus Steak™. For more information visit,, or become a fan on Facebook.

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Source:PANDA Restaurant Group Inc.