Taco Bell is a fast-food restaurant chain specializing in Tex-Mex meals. It offers made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos, including vegetarian options. Taco Bell and its franchise organizations serve their customers through restaurants, as well as through its mobile, desktop and delivery ordering services. The company also sells a variety of branded merchandise. In addition, Taco Bell provides educational opportunities and serves the community through its nonprofit organization, the Taco Bell Foundation.

Employee Rating

3.4More
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyYum! Brands
HQIrvine, CA, US
Founded1962
Websitetacobell.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Taco Bell was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Taco Bell

Mark King

Mark King

Chief Executive Officer
Stephen Plank

Stephen Plank

Chief Technology Officer
Frank Tucker

Frank Tucker

Chief People Officer
Liz Williams

Liz Williams

President, International
Mike Grams

Mike Grams

President, Global Chief Operating Officer
Tracee Larocca

Tracee Larocca

Senior Vice President, Brand Engagement and Advertising
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Taco Bell Office Locations

Taco Bell has an office in Irvine
Irvine, CA, US (HQ)
1 Glen Bell Way
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Taco Bell Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1962

Total Funding

$13.7 m

Investors

In total, Taco Bell had raised $13.7 m. Taco Bell is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands

Taco Bell Revenue

Taco Bell's revenue was reported to be $2.08 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.1% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.9b2.1b2.1b

Revenue growth, %

9%1%

Cost of goods sold

1.1b1.2b1.2b

Gross profit

804.0m807.0m860.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

462.0m484.0m513.0m445.0m480.0m489.0m

General and administrative expense

40.0m41.0m40.0m43.0m41.0m40.0m

Operating expense total

40.0m41.0m40.0m43.0m41.0m40.0m

EBIT

132.0m149.0m161.0m138.0m159.0m161.0m
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Total Assets

1.1b1.1b1.3b
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

82.0m61.0m59.0m

Capital Expenditures

(95.0m)(85.0m)(76.0m)
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Taco Bell Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019

Countries

272730

Restaurants

6.85 k6.88 k6.91 k6.94 k7.07 k7.11 k7.14 k7.19 k7.36 k

Franchised Restaurants

6.2 k6.28 k6.3 k6.38 k6.6 k6.63 k6.66 k6.72 k6.9 k

Owned Restaurants

653605606561470473474474468
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Taco Bell Revenue Breakdown

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Taco Bell revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 98.5% from U.S. and 1.5% from Other

Taco Bell Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Taco Bell Online and Social Media Presence

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Taco Bell Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    64/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    56/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    67/100

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Taco Bell News and Updates

KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Release 'Most Impactful Cage-Free Policy Of All Time'

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Yum! Brands, the world's largest restaurant company, with close to 50,000 locations globally across its KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and The Habit Burger Grill brands, has released a global policy to transition to 100% cage-free eggs and egg products...

Taco Bell to launch the Chicken Sandwich Taco next month

Taco Bell won't let the chicken sandwich craze at fast-food restaurants pass it by. The quick-serve taco chain is launching the Chicken Sandwich Taco on September 2 for a limited time. Taco Bell app users can order starting August 30. The item, which will ask fans to answer whether it's a sandwich o…

: Taco Bell names Lil Nas X to newly-created role, chief impact officer

The Grammy winner, who is soon releasing his latest album "Montero," will collaborate with the fast-food chain on menu items and experiences

Taco Bell wants to reinvent the drive-thru

The tech-driven changes come as restaurants have been adapting to on-demand food delivery apps and fewer workers.

Yum Brands tops earnings estimates as sales rebound at Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut

Shares of Yum Brands rose more than 2% after the company reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and revenues on Thursday.

Taco Bell parent Yum Brands beats earnings and sales consensus

Yum Brands Inc. stock rose 2.8% in Thursday premarket trading after the fast-food company reported earnings and sales that beat the Street. Net income totaled $391 million, or $1.29 per share, up from $206 million, or 67 cents per share, last year. Adjusted EPS of $1.16 beat the FactSet consensus f…
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Taco Bell Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Taco Bell founded?

    Taco Bell was founded in 1962.

  • Who are Taco Bell key executives?

    Taco Bell's key executives are Mark King, Stephen Plank and Frank Tucker.

  • How many employees does Taco Bell have?

    Taco Bell has 39,851 employees.

  • What is Taco Bell revenue?

    Latest Taco Bell annual revenue is $2.1 b.

  • What is Taco Bell revenue per employee?

    Latest Taco Bell revenue per employee is $52.2 k.

  • Who are Taco Bell competitors?

    Competitors of Taco Bell include Freshly, Wendy's Company and Luby's.

  • Where is Taco Bell headquarters?

    Taco Bell headquarters is located at 1 Glen Bell Way, Irvine.

  • Where are Taco Bell offices?

    Taco Bell has an office in Irvine.

  • How many offices does Taco Bell have?

    Taco Bell has 1 office.