Panera Bread Bakery-Cafe specializes in the retail sales of fresh bakery goods, sandwiches, soups, salads, custom roasted coffees, and other cafe beverages. At Panera, our mission is 'One Panera for a Healthier and Happier World'. Our focus is on Good Food served in Warm, Welcoming spaces by People who care, bringing out the best in all of us. That’s been our belief since opening our first cafe in St. Louis in 1987. While our company has grown, our values, purpose and core beliefs remain as strong as ever, as does our commitment to our mission. With thousands of company-owned and franchised locations across the U.S. and in Canada and over a hundred thousand associates across our system, we embrace the opportunity to spread generosity to our communities, the planet and you.