Panda Express Announces Return Of Firecracker Shrimp Starting February 14, 2024

The returning fan-favorite features seared wok-fired shrimp, fresh vegetables and the flavors of Sichuan cuisine.

To celebrate, Panda is inviting fans to enjoy a one-of-a-kind culinary experience in partnership with the acclaimed Olivier Cheng Catering and Events. Reservations can be made by visiting, where Panda fans will be able to secure spots for either the 6:00pm or 8:00pm seatings. Tickets are limited to approximately 200 seats total per city location – availability for tickets are on a first come, first-served basis and are expected to go fast.

For four nights only at participating locations in Los Angeles (2/13 & 2/14) and New York City (2/16 & 2/17), Panda will transform two of its restaurants into elevated dining destinations for the evening. Fans attending will enjoy a five-course prix fixe menu (for $38.00 per person) curated by Panda’s very own Culinary Innovation Team. Served family-style, the menu will include elevated takes on Panda’s signature items and will also feature American Chinese dishes created exclusively for these experiences:

  • Special Amuse Bouche and a Welcome Drink inspired by Panda Crafted Beverages
  • Bread Service: Chinese donut, burrata with honey, sesame seed, chili crisp and scallion, and a side of cilantro jalapeno relish
  • Appetizer: Mongolian beef sandwich made with shaved rib eye, topped with a cheese sauce and onions served with a side of lotus root and yam chips
  • Main Course: The star of the night, Firecracker Shrimp, served with Panda’s regional specialties quinoa brown fried rice and an eggplant tofu side
  • Dessert: ‘Tea’ramisu made with chiffon cake, milk tea, mascarpone whipped cream
  • Panda Express Announces Return Of Firecracker Shrimp Starting February 14, 2024

For fans that cannot attend, Panda will continue the celebration by offering all Panda Rewards members the opportunity to redeem one free small entree of Firecracker Shrimp with a purchase of a 2-item plate, from February 19 through March 3, 2024, or while supplies last.

Participating Locations

Los Angeles, CA

Location: Panda Express, 2011 Westwood Blvd 90025

Dates: Tuesday, February 13 and Wednesday, February 14

Times: 6:00pm PST seating or 8:00pm PST seating

New York, NY

Location: Panda Express, 835 3rd Ave.10022 (3rd Ave. and 51st St.)

Dates: Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17

Times: 6:00pm EST seating or 8:00pm EST seating

Image via Panda Express

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