Panera Bread was conceptualized by a company called Au Bon Pain Co. It was founded in the early eighties by Louis Kane and Ron Shaich. It became known in the eastern coast. During the 80’s, it has expanded internationally and become known in the bakery café category. The company has expanded and bought Saint Louis Bread Company which has 20 locations in the area. It has revamped the concept and they increased sales up to 75%. It has then become Panera Bread. As of 2014, there are over 1,736 bakery and cafes in majority of the states. They created a name for themselves to deliver fresh and authentic artisan bread served in a nice homey environment. The menu of the renowned bakery includes all kinds of bagels, breakfast sandwiches, salad, paninis, soups and pasta. For those who are planning to lose weight. They have power menu that can help you shed off those unwanted pounds.
Panera Bread Gift Card is accepted in all of their branches. You can find one on their location page. Good thing this doesn’t expire. The unique restaurant the offers variety of bread and drinks offers gift card balance check through the following means:
- Call 1-877-218-5366
- Check your balance online by visiting https://www.paneracards.com/checkbalance.aspx. You can check your balance and reload gift card online.
- Go to their site https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/home.html and click on Locations tab. Enter your city or Zip code. This is accepted in all participating Panera Bread Branches