Careers at Panera from Flynn Panera

Find fresh success at Panera

Experience the joy of working at Panera Bread from Flynn Panera and enjoy the best of both worlds. Working at Panera Bread means joining our family and being part of the Panera Experience through Flynn Panera. Every single day we feel the warmth, know we all belong, own our growth, and thrive on trust. Panera is here for you every step of the way - encouraging your growth, development, and success.

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Our Culture

We strive to cultivate a culture that embraces each individual and encourages you to be your best, true self. We want you to succeed, so we created an environment that supports you in every way possible and embraces the unique skills you bring to the table.

Hi, I’m Frankie

I’m Frankie, Panera's recruiting assistant, here to help you with your recruiting needs. I can help you find a job, answer questions you may have about what it’s like to work here, our benefits, and more! You can even apply for jobs in just a few minutes.




Working with Panera is an opportunity to make a real difference every single day, and we empower our team members to create a positive and meaningful impact each time they step into work.


Earn money while you learn and prepare to provide the best service possible for our customers. Your team will be there to support you every step of the way.


The growth and development of our employees is just as important to us as it is to them. We help our team take the next step toward their career by giving them the tools they need for success.


Our team members are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them. By investing in our team members, we are investing in their growth and the growth of our restaurants.


At Panera we offer flexible scheduling to fit your lifestyle.


We believe in taking care of our own, including our 6700+ Flynn Panera team members and their families, our restaurant guests, and the communities surrounding our Panera bakery cafes.

Hear directly from our team

We believe Panera is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it! Hear directly from our team members.

“I started out as a cashier, and I am now the Area Director! Working for Panera Bread has provided me with amazing growth opportunities and development of my career! They offered me a flexible schedule while I went to college and started my family and supported me throughout every stage of my life! Panera Bread has a culture that I would never want to part with!"


- Sarah C., Area Director

“Panera Bread has not only given me the ability and tools to grow and develop into a strong multi-unit leader, but it has given me countless experiences and a group of people to work with everyday that I am happy to call my family."

- Rachel W., Area Director

“I love my job because they push me, develop me, and invest in my future. They are overall supportive of my growth and development in the company. I’ve had a lot of jobs but I have never had a company invest so much in me."


- Arial B., General Manager

“I like to work for Panera because from the first day I learned to appreciate my customers and coworkers and for the past 24 years Panera has been my home and I hope I'll be around for a long time to continue to see it grow in the future."


- Pedro G., Team Member