FREEDOM TO MANAGE WITH A LOCAL APPROACH
No Panera bakery cafe is the same. For example, we have restaurants in Altoona, PA, and Olympia, WA. These restaurants are more than 2,600 miles apart and require a different approach to reach their full potential. That’s why we give our managers the freedom to run their restaurant as if they owned it. We have “federal” standards and rules that we apply everywhere, but we believe the best results come from giving local operators the opportunity to determine what’s right for their business.