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The Panera Experience

We feel the warmth. – We're a gathering place for laughter and life. And we're a committed team that's here for each other.

We all belong. – Each one of us at Panera gets to bring our true, authentic self to work and feel the trill of achieving great things - together.

We own our growth. – There's no standing still around here. Whatever goals when you arrive at Panera, we'll help you
get there, and beyond. Learn more.

We thrive on trust. – Panera is about real people and authentic leaders. We're valued for who we are, trusted for what we do, and welcomed for what we bring. 
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Who Thrives Here?

The kinds of people who will love working at Panera—and perform well here—are hard-working team players who are warm, authentic, and hungry for exciting new opportunities. We’re looking for people who will bring to live our Guiding Values and Behaviors—people who value:
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  • Making people smile
  • Learning, growing, and taking risks.
  • Finding Solutions and taking initiative.
  • Working (and winning) as a team.
  • Having fun and celebrating success.
  • Seeing the best in others. 

Join a team that truly cares.

We're more than a restaurant, we're part of the neighborhood. When you work with us, you're helping to support your community in many ways. Here are just a few:

#SeeAPlateFillAPlate Challenge
To address the hunger crisis during the pandemic, we launched a national campaign to raise money for TogetherWithoutHunger.org - and we donated half a million healthy meals to Feeding America food banks across the country. 

Day-End Dough-Nation 
Every evening we donate thousands of pounds of unsold baked goods to local food shelves and nonprofits.

Panera Gives
We donate yearly toward nonprofits in our neighborhoods.