Andrew Cherng was born into the world in April 1948 in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, Republic of China on the northern bank of the Yangtze River. His dad was Ming-Tsai Cherng, a gourmet expert. He and his family moved to Taiwan after the Kuomintang was crushed on territory China toward the finish of the Chinese Civil War, and in 1963, his family moved to Yokohama, Japan, where his dad had accepted a task as a culinary specialist. He is a Chinese-conceived American extremely rich person restaurateur. He is the originator and administrator of Panda Restaurant Group, situated in Rosemead, California. He is the prime supporter and (CEO) of Panda Express. The Cherngs contribute out of their family office, the Cherng Family Trust.
He acquired a four year certification in math in 1970 from Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas, and a graduate degree in applied arithmetic from the University of Missouri in 1972. At Baker he had met his future spouse, Peggy Tsiang, brought into the world in Burma and brought up in Hong Kong, who proceeded to procure a four year college education in science from Oregon State University in 1971 and a PhD in electrical designing from the University of Missouri. Andrew and Peggy, who were working for airplane organizations in the Los Angeles region, hitched in 1975. They have three little girls. Two of their girls, Andrea and Nicole, work for the Panda Company in its corporate central command in Rosemead. Their girl Michelle is an essential/auxiliary teacher. In 2015, it was accounted for that he and his better half had put $15.2 million in a beachfront property and home in Honolulu. In 2018, the couple bought a house in Henderson, Nevada.
In 1972, he moved to the Los Angeles region to help his cousin run an eatery called Ting Ho. Following a couple of months, he discovered an eatery in Pasadena to dominate. In June 1973, alongside his dad Ming Tsai Cherng, they assumed control over a café and began another Chinese eatery called Panda Inn in Pasadena, California on Foothill Boulevard, utilizing assets from the family and a Small Business Administration credit. It opened on June 8, 1973. The cooking was more broad Chinese than the Cantonese typically found nearby. In 1983, Andrew Cherng opened the main Panda Express, a drive-through joint, at the recently opened Glendale Galleria II shopping center in Glendale, California. He had been incited to get the twist going by the engineer of the shopping center who had eaten at Panda Inn and welcomed Cherng to have a spot at the food court. The organization had extended to 100 cafés by 1993, with the kickoff of an outlet at the University of California, Los Angeles. Cherng has expressed an inclination for staying with the firmly held. Notwithstanding, in 2006 he revealed to USA Today if the organization could get a valuation near that of Chipotle Mexican Grill, he may reevaluate his position. Notwithstanding, in a meeting with The Seattle Times paper in 2008, he said he would not be keen on unveiling the organization, saying they didn't require the cash and refering to worries with the difficulty and cost of managing investors. The Cherngs have since put intensely in new eatery ideas like Just Salad, YakiYan, Ippudo, and Pieology. In 2018, it was reported that the Cherng Family Trust bought the previous Mandarin Oriental inn on the Las Vegas Strip and rebranded it's anything but a Waldorf Astoria. The all out obtaining cost for the property was $214 million.