|By Marketwired .||
|December 9, 2013 02:00 PM EST||
ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 -- Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) announced that it will hold its 2014 Investor Day on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The meeting will commence at 10:30 AM EDT and feature presentations from senior leadership detailing the Company's strategic direction and a bakery-cafe tour. The presentation portion of the meeting will be webcast. Additional details will follow.
About Panera Bread Company
As of September 24, 2013, there are 1,736 bakery-cafes in 45 states and in Ontario, Canada operating under the Panera Bread®, Saint Louis Bread Co.® or Paradise Bakery & Cafe® names. We feature high quality, reasonably priced food in a warm, inviting and comfortable environment. With our identity rooted in handcrafted, fresh-baked, artisan bread, we are committed to providing great tasting, quality food that people can trust. Nearly all of our bakery-cafes have a menu highlighted by antibiotic-free chicken, whole grain bread, and select organic and all-natural ingredients, with zero grams of artificial trans-fat per serving, which provide flavorful, wholesome offerings. Our menu includes a wide variety of year-round favorites complemented by new items introduced seasonally with the goal of creating new standards in everyday food choices. In neighborhoods across the United States and in Ontario, Canada, our customers enjoy our warm and welcoming environment featuring comfortable gathering areas, relaxing decor and free Internet access. Our bakery-cafes routinely donate bread and baked goods to community organizations in need. Additional information is available on our website, http://www.panerabread.com.
Vice President, Investor Relations