Chain Restaurants

I was wrong about Panera

Share:

Live your best food life.

Sign up to discover your next favorite restaurant, recipe, or cookbook in the largest community of knowledgeable food enthusiasts.
Sign Up For Free
Chain Restaurants 34

I was wrong about Panera

Chuck | Sep 14, 2002 10:57 AM

Hounds, when I was in Pittsburgh this summer, I walked into a Panera store. No, I did not try anything because I had just had breakfast. But I looked at everything very closely and was not impressed.

I also could not understand how this company could attract legitimate bakers - a group of food artists that are hard to find. Witness the fact that many "bakeries" are actually using frozen doughs for many of their so called homemade items. I thought that was what Panera was doing.

Well, a Panera opened here in Ormond Beach and my wife brought home several of their breads. I thought they were terrific. The dessert items were ok, nothing great, but the breads were very crusty and tasty. try their Asiago Bread and rolls- terrific.

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound