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Noodles & Company Impact Report


Since the first bowl of noodles we served in 1995, we have committed ourselves to fresh ingredients and a fresh perspective for caring for our team members and communities.

Our first impact report outlines the key initiatives we have taken to curate a menu with bold flavors, activate industry-leading people benefits, and care for the communities and planet we call home. We are proud to make the world a better place one bowl at a time. Thank you for coming to sit at our table.

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We Are Committed

We strive to nourish and inspire through our dedication to food, people, planet, and community.

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We are Committed to our food


Our Food
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We are Committed to our people


Our People
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We are Committed to our planet


Our Planet
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We are committed to our community


Our Community

Our Progress Towards a Brighter Future

We are excited to share our progress as we achieve key milestones. We are dedicated to a better future and proud of the accomplishments we have made through 2020 and 2021.

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Our Journey

From fresh ingredients to elevating women in leadership to pouring back into our communities, our journey has already begun. It is not what we do but how we do it that drives our passion, and we can't wait to take you along with us.


We Inspire with a bowl of Noodles

Food


“For more than 25 years we have served our guests new and innovative noodle dishes. From our comforting favorites to our exciting, bold, world inspired flavors there is truly something for every craving. We don’t believe there is anything quite like connecting over a fresh cooked meal and we believe every bowl is a catalyst for unifying our team members, guests, and communities.” – Nick Graff

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We Lead With Our Values

People


“Our team members are at the center of everything we do. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse environment that allows our entire team to be their best authentic selves. With industry-leading benefits and a culture that cultivates growth, development, and connection we are passionate about making Noodles the best place to work.” – Sue Petersen

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We Care About Our Planet

Planet


“We have a responsibility to nourish our planet and contribute to making the future brighter for generations to come. From responsible packaging that is reusable and recyclable, to reducing the use of energy and water in our restaurants, we are keeping our eyes focused on the future.” – Melissa Heidman

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We Nourish Our Communities

Community


“We are proud to serve the communities we are part of. Safety has always been our top priority and we implemented enhanced safety protocols over the last year and a half to keep our guests and team healthy. We continue to support our communities through our giveback efforts from fundraising nights to food donations for our front-line workers. We will always put community first because when our communities are stronger, we are too.” – Stacey Pool

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Our mission is to inspire every team member, guest, and community we serve. Thank you for coming to sit at our table.