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Apr 23, 2012, 14:15 ET Local Students To Honor Teachers Through Top Teachers Award

Panera Bread announces Panera's Top Teachers video contest. Students are encouraged to submit nominations for outstanding teachers at...


Apr 23, 2012, 14:07 ET Southwest Ohio Students To Honor Teachers Through Top Teachers Award

 Panera Bread announces Panera's Top Teachers video contest. Students are encouraged to submit nominations for outstanding teachers at...


Feb 27, 2012, 12:53 ET Panera Bread® Opens First Santa Barbara Location with the Help of Elite Group of Athlete Partners

 Panera Bread will open its first Santa Barbara bakery-cafe on Saturday, March 3, co-owned by former USC All-American and NFL football...


Feb 08, 2012, 10:00 ET Bakery-Cafes Warm Hearts and Souls with Bread Bowl Sales

 Throughout February, all 28 Colorado Panera Bread bakery-cafes will donate $0.25 of each soup in a bread bowl purchase to...


Feb 08, 2012, 08:00 ET Bakery-Cafes Warm Hearts and Souls with Bread Bowl Sales

 Panera Bread is hosting the second annual Soup for the Soul campaign to benefit Kids Against Hunger. Throughout February at all southwest Ohio...


Sep 27, 2011, 15:07 ET Elite Group of Athlete Partners Open Sixth Panera Bread® Along California's Central Coast

Panera Bread will open its first Ventura bakery-cafe on Saturday, October 8, co-owned by former USC All-American and NFL football star, and current...


Aug 16, 2011, 12:43 ET Southwest Ohio Bakery Cafes Run to Raise Money and Awareness

Panera Bread announces the return of its Southwest Ohio Panerathons in Cincinnati and Dayton. Both events include a 5K walk/run and a Panera...


Nov 05, 2010, 09:00 ET Panera Bread National Bread Month MAT

Breaking Bread, Connecting Community Few elements of our daily diets have the power to nourish and connect community like bread. From artisan to...


Oct 01, 2010, 17:34 ET Panera Bread's Pink Ribbon Bagel® Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

Panera Bread's signature Pink Ribbon Bagel returns this October for its tenth year to help support the fight against breast cancer.  The Pink...


Sep 22, 2010, 08:00 ET 100% of Pink Ribbon Bagel Sales to Benefit American Cancer Society

Panera Bread is pleased to announce that 100% of all Pink Ribbon Bagel sales on October 1 will be donated to the American Cancer Society of Central...


Sep 07, 2010, 10:12 ET Ohio Bakery-Cafes to Post Calorie Count on Menu

In an industry leading initiative, local Panera Bread franchisee, Breads of the World, is pleased to announce that it will be placing new menu...


Apr 27, 2010, 12:00 ET Celebrity Quilt Sews Success for Fight Against Breast Cancer

Beginning today, Ebay users will have the opportunity to bid on a special celebrity quilt made in honor of the fight against breast cancer as part...


Mar 01, 2010, 10:45 ET Bakery-Cafes Kick Off Student Essay Contest to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation

Breads of the World, the local franchisee for Panera Bread in central and southwest Ohio, is pleased to announce the fifth annual Rising Above...


Jan 25, 2010, 05:00 ET Paying It Forward Takes on a Whole New Meaning

In celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness Week, Breads of the World, the local franchisee for Panera Bread in central and southwestern...


Apr 09, 2009, 14:49 ET Local Bakery-Cafes to Celebrate the End of Tax Season With Free Coffee

Panera Bread Supports Communities by Raising Funds for Operation Dough Nation Recipients Something big is brewing at Panera Bread, and you're...


Mar 03, 2009, 08:00 ET Bakery-Cafes Kick Off Student Essay Contest to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation

Breads of the World, local franchisee for Panera Bread in central and southwestern Ohio, is pleased to announce the fourth annual Rising Above...


Apr 01, 2008, 01:00 ET Americans Say a Good Breakfast Is Worth Losing Sleep Over

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forks down, Americans say they will opt for a good, hot breakfast over 15 extra...


Apr 01, 2008, 01:00 ET Panera Bread(R) Knows You Have to Break a Few Eggs to Make a Great Breakfast Sandwich

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fulfilling customer demand for a hot portable breakfast with a distinct Panera...


Feb 07, 2008, 00:00 ET Panera Bread Announces Plans for Growth in Florida

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panera Bread (Nasdaq: PNRA) today announced a new agreement with Covelli Enterprises,...


Jan 31, 2008, 00:00 ET Panera Bread Announces Plans for Growth in Arkansas

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panera Bread (Nasdaq: PNRA) today announced a new agreement with Oklahoma City Bakery,...


Jan 24, 2008, 00:00 ET Panera Bread Announces Plans for Growth in Maryland

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panera Bread (Nasdaq: PNRA) today announced an agreement with Lemek, LLC to develop new...


Nov 12, 2007, 00:00 ET Panera Bread(R)/Saint Louis Bread Co.(R) Marks 20th Anniversary

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panera Bread/Saint Louis Bread Co. is a national bakery-cafe concept with over 1,100...


Nov 01, 2007, 01:00 ET Panera Bread Announces Plans for Growth in Tennessee and Mississippi

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panera Bread (Nasdaq: PNRA) today announced a new agreement with Delta Dough, Inc to...


Oct 26, 2007, 01:00 ET Panera Bread Addresses Inaccurate Reference

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Louis Business Journal reports today that Panera Bread (Nasdaq: PNRA) is considering...


Sep 26, 2007, 01:00 ET Panera Bread(R) Honors National Breast Cancer Awareness Month With The Pink Ribbon Bagel(R)

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Panera Bread is helping in the fight against breast cancer by offering a specially created...