We are Panera.We are bakers of bread. We are fresh from the oven. We are a symbol of warmth and welcome. We are a simple pleasure, honest and genuine. We are a life story told over dinner. We are a long lunch with an old friend. We are your weekday morning ritual. We are the kindest gesture of neighbors. We are home. We are family. We are friends.Fresh bread makes friends! And youll find plenty of both at this convivial concept combining a European neighborhood bakery with a cozy, casual cafe.Freshly baked bread is the centerpiece of any Panera meal, from our made-to-order sandwiches, to the rolls and croutons that accompany salads, to the hearty soups we serve in soft, sourdough bread bowls. With over a dozen varieties available everyday, Panera bakes more bread than any other bakery-cafe in the nation.But we havent even made-from-scratched the surface Youll also find a bounty of bagels and spreads, muffins, croissants and pastries, plus baked egg souffles, grilled breakfast sandwiches and delicious coffees.Great bread. Great meals. Great place to gather!