You might say this company serves Mexican food with an ocean view. Taco Del Mar Franchising operates a chain of more than 200 Fresh-Mex restaurants known for their Baja-themed interiors, complete with tropical music and surfboard tabletops. The company-owned and franchised quick-casual eateries specialize in tacos and burritos made with fresh beef, chicken, fish, and veggie fillings. The chain has locations in about 20 states, mostly in Washington and Oregon, as well as in the western provinces of Canada. James Schmidt and his brother John opened the first Taco Del Mar in 1992. The company voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection in early 2010 and emerged several months later.
Taco del Mar
823 3rd Ave Ste 101, Seattle, WA 98104
IndustryFast Food Restaurant Companies
CategoryFood & Drink
Taco Del Mar’s comprehensive commitment to ESG sustainability encompasses responsible sourcing, environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and ethical business practices, making it a responsible and sustainable player in the fast-food industry. The company maintains diverse leadership at the board level, ensuring that ESG principles are integrated into its corporate governance practices and strategic decision-making. Taco Del Mar incorporates sustainable design elements when constructing or renovating restaurants, reducing its environmental impact through efficient resource use. Taco Del Mar sets targets for reducing its carbon emissions and regularly reports on progress toward achieving these goals.