Panera Bread Reviews

Updated May 24, 2022

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3.3
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Panera Bread President and CEO Niren Chaudhary
Niren Chaudhary
1,499 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great for people who have worked in food/retail/hospitality and want a more secure and challenging position(in 723 reviews)
  • "Panera has flexible hours while in school and provides breaks for people working full shifts.(in 607 reviews)
  • "Tips and great coworkers the best part was getting to know everyone over time and beholding a bond with people there and people that left.(in 578 reviews)
  • "With the right people you can get free pastrys and there is half off food and free drinks.(in 354 reviews)
  • "Accommodating to flexible schedules and employees are always willing to assist when help is needed.(in 301 reviews)
Cons
  • "poor management and long exhausting days to get the work done as always improperly staffed.(in 1160 reviews)
  • "The pay is low for what you are asked to do and to sacrifice in terms of a work(in 942 reviews)
  • "Associates and managers are rude and sarcastic in front of customers about other associates and managers.(in 781 reviews)
  • "Went on several more months with no raise while people were getting hired at up to $13/hr(in 176 reviews)
  • "Upper management is horrible(in 172 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee