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Panera Bread CEO Ronald Shaich
Ronald Shaich
302 Ratings

    Shift Supervisor, mostly nights

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    I worked at Panera Bread


    Fast-paced environment, good leadership, fun coworkers


    Long, tiresome hours; always on your feet; customers can be a miserable thing

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    Keep staff morale up - have fun with the team.

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Panera Bread Interviews

Updated Feb 24, 2015
Updated Feb 24, 2015

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    Panera Bread Associate Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Panera Bread.

    Interview Details

    Well I began the process by applying online. After a few days I called the store to follow- up, the manger on duty then set up an interview date. Two weeks after the interview I got a call back, for a second interview with the GM. It was there that I was notified I got the job.

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Panera Bread Awards & Accolades

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Culinary/Operations, National Chain Winner, COEX Innovation Awards, 2013
Casual Dining Brand Of The Year, Harris Poll EquiTrend®, 2012
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Headquarters Saint Louis, MO
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1981
Type Company - Public (PNRA)
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

We are Panera. We are bakers of bread. We are fresh from the oven. We are a symbol of warmth and welcome. We are a simple pleasure, honest and genuine. We are a life story told over dinner. We are a long lunch with an old friend. We are your weekday morning ritual. We are the kindest gesture of neighbors. We are home. We are family. We are friends.

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Mission: A loaf of bread in every arm®

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