Panera Bread

Panera Bread Company is an American chain store of bakery-café fast casual restaurants with over 2,000 locations, all of which are in the United States and Canada. Its headquarters... Wikipedia

  • Type:  Private
  • Industry:  Café, Coffee Shop, Bakery
  • Genre:  Fast Casual
  • Founded:  St. Louis Bread Co, 1987, Kirkwood, Missouri, U.S, Panera Bread, 1997, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
  • Founder:  St. Louis Bread Company, Ken Rosenthal and Linda Rosenthal, Panera Bread, Louis Kane and Ronald M. Shaich
  • Number of locations:  Panera Bread, 1,902, St. Louis Bread Co, 100
  • Area served:  United States Canada
  • Key people:  Ronald M. Shaich – founder and chairman Ken Rosenthal – founder of The St. Louis Bread Company Niren Chaudhary – CEO (2019–present) Charles J. Chapman, III – executive VP and COO Sue Morelli – president of Au Bon Pain
  • Products:  Fast casual/Bakery-café serving several varieties of bread –, bagels, baguettes, cold sandwiches, hot panini, salads, soups, coffee, teas
  • Revenue:  US$5.795 billion (2022)
  • Total assets:  US$1.301 billion (2016)
  • Total equity:  US$288 million (2016)
  • Number of employees:  About 140,000
  • Parent:  JAB Holding Company
  • Subsidiaries:  Paradise Bakery & Café
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  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo