Panera Bread
3.0 of 5 942 reviews
www.panerabread.com Saint Louis, MO 5000+ Employees

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Started off great, but then when you become really good at what you do, they take advantage of you for their benefits.

Catering Coordinator (Current Employee)

I have been working at Panera Bread full-time for more than a year

ProsCompetitive pay, and company has an awesome reputation which makes you proud to say you work there. Very good company values, Teaches you ALOT about customer service and lifetime values and lessons.

ConsThey most often than not pick the worst people for management positions...makes no sense...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company, fast days and good environment

Cashier (Former Employee)
Watertown, MA (US)

I worked at Panera Bread part-time for more than a year


Pros: Make sure everyone is well trained which builds some moral and comradery (as much as you can get working entry level in food industry) Of… Cons: They were nit picky about clocking in and out for half hour at lunch, food discount… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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stick with what you got

Panera BreadAssociate (Current Employee)
Woodbridge, VA (US)

I have been working at Panera Bread part-time for more than a year


Pros: I loved working at Panera when I first started. The people were good, the food was… Cons: This company, for a few years now, has put a huge restriction on raises for its Cafe's, meaning that what you get paid is what… Advice to Senior Management: Value your employees. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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