SOURCE: Panera Bread Company

October 13, 2009 11:15 ET

Panera Bread Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - October 13, 2009) - Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) will report its third quarter earnings after the market close on Tuesday, October 27, 2009.

The Company will discuss its third quarter results in a call that will also be broadcast on the Internet at 8:30am Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, October 28, 2009.

The conference call dial in number is 888-587-0558 with the participant code of 8480246 or you may access the call and view a copy of the release at: http://www.panerabread.com/investor. Access to the call will be made available for 14 days after the call, and the release will be archived for one year.

Panera Bread Company owns and franchises 1,276 bakery-cafes under the Panera Bread® and Saint Louis Bread Co.® names as of June 30, 2009. With its identity rooted in handcrafted, fresh-baked, artisan bread, Panera Bread is committed to providing great tasting, quality food that people can trust. Highlighted by antibiotic free chicken, whole grain bread, select organic and all-natural ingredients and a menu with zero grams artificial trans fat per serving, Panera's bakery-cafe selection offers flavorful, wholesome offerings. The 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 Canada, guests are enjoying Panera's warm and welcoming environment featuring comfortable gathering areas, relaxing decor, and free internet access provided through a managed WiFi network. At the close of each day, Panera Bread bakery-cafes donate bread and baked goods to community organizations in need. Additional information is available on the Company's website, http://www.panerabread.com. Panera also owns and franchises 69 bakery-cafes under the Paradise Bakery & Café® name as of June 30, 2009.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Michele Harrison
    Vice President
    Investor Relations
    (314-633-4282)