Total revenues (MM)Total revenue growth
$2,837.84.4%
Systemwide restaurantsAvg sales per square foot
2,042$577
Avg restaurant gross sq ftTotal employment
4,50050,800
Corporate NamePanera Bread Company
SectorFast Casual Restaurants
HeadquartersSt. Louis, MO
Primary SIC Code5812 – Eating Places
Primary NAICS Code722110 – Full-Service Restaurants
Fiscal Year EndedDecember 27, 2016

Panera Bread owns, operates, and franchises fast-casual bakery-cafe restaurants which offer fresh baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches on freshly baked breads, soups, salads, pasta dishes, custom roasted coffees, and other complementary products. As of Mar 28, 2017, the company operated 910 bakery-cafes and franchisees operated 1,132 bakery-cafes in the US and Canada under the names Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Café.