Operational for more than 35 years, Panda Restaurant Group is one of the leading, family-owned Chinese food service providers in the United States. The company operates several restaurants under the trade names of Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San. Panda Express offers Chinese food with some unexpected tastes in a quick-service environment. Launched in 1983, Panda Express has more than 800 locations throughout the U.S, Puerto Rico and Japan. Hibachi-San is a chain of quick-service restaurants that serves the residents of Arizona, California, Georgia, Minnesota, Maryland, Nevada and Oregon. Panda Inn s chain specializes in gourmet Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine. The company s restaurants additionally serve a variety of Japanese grill and bowl entrees.