|By Marketwired .||
|May 14, 2014 12:45 PM EDT||
ST. LOUIS, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/14 -- Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) today announced that Ron Shaich, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Roger Matthews, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on June 5, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Central Daylight Savings Time. The meeting will be held at Panera Bread Headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mr. Shaich will kick-off the presentation with introductory remarks. Mr. Shaich and Mr. Matthews will then review the Company's recent operational and financial performance, the strategic initiatives underway and the Company's fiscal 2014 outlook. Management will be available at the conclusion of the meeting to answer questions from the Company's stockholders.
The management presentation will be broadcast on the Internet beginning at 10:30 a.m., Central Daylight Savings Time, on Thursday, June 5, 2014. To access the audio webcast of the management presentation and accompanying slideshow, visit http://www.panerabread.com/investor. Access to the webcast and slide presentation will be archived for one year.
About Panera Bread Company
Panera Bread Company owns and franchises 1,800 bakery-cafes as of April 1, 2014 under the Panera Bread®, Saint Louis Bread Co.®, and Paradise Bakery & Café® names. Our bakery-cafes are principally located in suburban, strip mall and regional mall locations. 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