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About Panera Bread

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Panera Bread is expanding quickly across North America, operating 1,708 company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafes in 44 states and in Ontario, Canada as of June 25, 2013, under the Panera Bread®, Saint Louis Bread Co.® and Paradise Bakery & Café®
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With the single goal of making great bread broadly available to consumers across America, Panera Bread freshly bakes more bread each day than any bakery-cafe concept in the country. Every day, at every location, trained bakers craft and bake each loaf from scratch, using the best ingredients to ensure the highest quality breads. Panera Bread bakery-cafes showcase the art and craft of bread making, helping customers truly appreciate and enjoy a great loaf of bread by studying its crust, crumb and craft. Panera Bread understands that great bread makes great meals, from made-to-order sandwiches to tossed-to-order salads and soup served in bread bowls.

We are very proud of the variety of awards that recognize our great food and our customers' satisfaction:
• Culinary / Operations, National Chain Winner -- IFMA's COEX Innovation Awards
• Ranked #1 Attractive / Inviting Restaurant among Excellent Large Fast-Food Chains -- Sandelman & Associates 2012 Quick-Track® Study
• Ranked #2 among Excellent Large Fast-Food Chains -- Sandelman & Associates 2012 Quick-Track® Study

Managers - benefits of joining:
• Competitive salary
• Incentive plan potential
• Solid health benefits
• 401(k) plan
• Associate stock purchase plan
• Paid Vacation
• Product discounts
• No late nights for Managers
• Ask about our Joint Venture General Manager Program

Hourly Associates - benefits of joining:
• Competitive pay
• Variety of health and related benefits
• 401(k) plan
• Associate stock purchase plan
• Paid vacation
• Product discounts – less

Panera Bread Employer Reviews
Assistant manager (Former Employee), Ashburn, VAMay 18, 2015
Catering Coordinator (Former Employee), Sterling, VAJune 15, 2013
Associate Customer Service Representative (Current Employee), Leesburg, VAJuly 3, 2014
Cashier/Barista (Current Employee), Leesburg, VAJune 1, 2014
Sales Associate (Former Employee), Herndon, VAFebruary 27, 2015
Panera Bread Salaries
Production Leader
$12.00 per hour
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$12.00 per hour
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Associate Trainer
$9.25 per hour
Based on 215 employees
$10.54 per hour
Based on 153 employees and 15 jobs
$8.30 per hour
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