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Panera Careers

Why Panera


Work as a team to create the delicious, good for you food that our customers love.


A friendly and welcoming work environment where we treat each other like family.


Flexible hours to create a work-life balance that is beneficial to everyone.


Growth and advancement opportunities to move your career forward.

Our Teams

Our managers are strong team players and have responsibilities ranging from customer satisfaction to financial accountability to leading a diversified bakery-cafe team. They are committed to continuous learning and inspiring their team to have fun while generating a high level of productivity and customer service.


Experienced sandwich makers, preparation team members, baristas, cashiers, and salad makers make up the backbone of the productive and efficient team our customers have come to love.

Team Members

Baking is central to the Panera Bread essence of warmth and quality. Our Bakers take their craft seriously and use their expertise to create the best quality bread and baked goods. They work diligently throughout the night to ensure they deliver the high-quality products our customers love.


The Catering Lead  plays a vital role in the bakery-cafe with the responsibility to coordinate catering operations according to company standards, provide excellent customer service and partner with the catering team to track and build future catering sales. We promote to this position internally and it is a great opportunity for team members looking to grow their career.

Hiring Process


Submit your application and select the cafes you are interested in working at.


We will contact you to start the interview process if we feel that you are a good fit.


We read every application submitted to us to find candidates that are a great fit for our company. For some positions there will also be an additional assessment.


If you’re selected we will extend an offer to you and start your onboarding process.





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