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Restaurant Hourly Associates

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How far you go is up to you.

There are lots of opportunities to start your career at Panera. Whether you want to work directly with customers or behind the scenes making great food, we think you’ll find a position that interests you.

Bakery-cafe roles may include:

Bakery-Cafe Associates deliver fast, friendly service through direct customer interaction roles.

Bakers are responsible for that signature smell when you walk into a Panera Bread bakery-cafe. They bake artisan bread with true craftsmanship and are the heart and soul of what makes Panera special. We bake day and night to provide fresh baked goods to our customers.

Certified Baker Trainers take pride in training new bakers. They follow a training program that ensures consistency in our quality baked goods.

Baker Training Specialists are committed to providing the baking team with ongoing support as we develop new products of baking procedures.

Catering Coordinators manage the details to ensure catering clients receive great food delivered accurately, while working to increase sales and build strong relationships.

Shift Supervisors help lead the entire bakery-cafe team by being a role model to others and supporting cafe operations through increased responsibilities.

Delivery Drivers support cafe-based delivery in select markets to bring Panera favorites to our customers at their home or work.

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Restaurant Delivery Drivers
Restaurant Bakers
Restaurant Managers
Support Center (Corporate)
Manufacturing and Distribution

New Bakery-Cafe Openings

Panera is growing! As we continue to open new bakery-cafes across the United States and Canada, more career opportunities are popping up all the time.

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References to “we” and “our” on this page include Panera’s corporate owned bakery-cafes and independently owned and operated franchises. Franchisees are the exclusive employer of their employees and as such are solely responsible for their hiring decisions and all employment related matters in their bakery-cafes.

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