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Panera Bread Careers and Employment

About us
With more than 2,000 bakery-cafes in the Panera Bread® family, and more locations opening all the time, it’s no wonder our company has been an excellent source of career and personal growth opportunities for more than 25 years.

In neighborhoods across the U.S. and Canada, our customers enjoy flavorful, handcrafted meals with a focus on our always
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Along the way, we also like to give back to our community. We enjoy working together, shoulder to shoulder with our customers, to confront a serious problem plaguing communities across this country – Hunger. Through our Panera Cares community cafes, we offer a dignified dining experience in an uplifting environment. In addition, we support our communities through day-end donations at our bakery-cafe locations and partner with local non-profit organizations.


It’s this warmth that you’ll find when you join Panera Bread. From our competitive compensation and benefits packages to our unique cultural values, we’re confident you’ll find us a rewarding and fun place to work.


To learn more about our company, visit PaneraBread.com.
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What is it like to work at Panera Bread?

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Culture
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What do employees at Panera Bread say about culture and work-life balance?

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Written by General Manager (Former Employee) from Lake Charles, LA on November 11, 2019
I learned a lot working with Panera. They are very strong believers in creating a warm friendly inviting culture for their guests and employees.
My day consisted of counting banks, checking schedules, checking all the products, inventory and making sure everything was up to the standards. Interviewing, hiring and firing when the need arose and setting
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What jobs are available at Panera Bread?

Top work locations
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Meriden, CT
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Grosse Pointe, MI
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Addison, IL
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Effingham, IL
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Tacoma, WA
Most popular roles
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Casheir
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chashier
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Route Driver
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Cost Manager
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Regional Sales Manager

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What did candidates say about the interview at Panera Bread?

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Based on 2,092 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 2,083 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 2,009 interviews
About a day or two
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