P.F. Chang’s Data Breach Spans 33 Restaurants in 16 States

P.F. Chang’s Data Breach Spans 33 Restaurants in 16 States

August 4, 2014         Written By John H. Oldshue

The security breach at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro first reported in June may have affected customers at 33 restaurants located in 16 states.

The intruder may have stolen some data from certain credit and debit cards that were used during an eight-month period from October 19, 2013 to June 11, 2014. The potentially stolen credit and debit card data includes the card number and, in some cases, the cardholder’s name and/or the card’s expiration date.

The company has not determined if any specific customer’s data was stolen.

The company also owns the Pei Wei Asian Diner chain. None of these restaurants have been affected by this security breach, according to company officials.

To build consumer confidence in their restaurants, P.F. Chang’s resurrected its old credit card imprinters to collect card payments.

A list of these 33 P.F. Chang’s restaurants can be found here.

The information contained within this article was accurate as of August 4, 2014. For up-to-date
information on any of the terms, cards or offers mentioned above, visit the issuer's website.


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John Oldshue is the creator of LowCards.com. He worked for over 15 years in television and won an Emmy award for his reporting. He covers credit card rate issues for LowCards.com.
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