Panda Express will begin serving the Dripping Springs community on May 10 at 12680 W. Hwy. 290, Austin, in the Ledgestone development.

The ribbon-cutting of the new location will begin at 9:30am, and to celebrate, the first 88 guests will receive a surprise gift.

Panda Express is a fast-casual restaurant specializing in American Chinese food with menu items, such as broccoli beef, honey walnut shrimp and orange chicken.

The new location is now hiring and will bring 50 new jobs to Dripping Springs, according to a press release.

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