SOURCE: Panera Bread Company

Panera Bread Company

March 03, 2010 08:43 ET

Panera Bread Executive to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer Conference on March 11, 2010

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) -  Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) today announced that Jeff Kip, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Consumer Conference in New York City on Thursday, March 11, 2010. The presentation will begin at 10:40 AM Eastern Standard Time.

A webcast of the Bank of America Consumer Conference presentation may be accessed from the investor relations section of the Panera Bread website at http://www.panerabread.com/investor. The webcast will be archived for 90 days following the presentation.

Panera Bread Company owns and franchises 1,380 bakery-cafes as of December 29, 2009 under the Panera Bread®, Saint Louis Bread Co.®, and Paradise Bakery & Café® names. 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, 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 this country 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 the Company's website, http://www.panerabread.com.

Contact Information

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