Taco Bell says an employee who used a racial slur to refer to an Asian-American customer no longer works for the fast-food chain.
The company issued the statement Tuesday following reports that a cashier in Philadelphia entered a slur to describe a student on a printed receipt during the weekend.
The University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. student In Young Lee (pictured above) told the Daily Pennsylvanian “it’s important to make a conscious effort to fight racism.”
Lee posted the offensive receipt on Facebook saying he was “infuriated” by the incident.
Taco Bell says the franchisee is retraining staff at the restaurant and management has apologized directly to Lee.