Panera Jobs

What is the minimum age required to work Panera jobs? How old would you have to be to work for this wonderful bake shop? If you are a teen who wants a "sweet" job then this restaurant may be the perfect fit for you.

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This bakery and soup restaurant is a corporation that franchises the rights to operate under their name to other individuals and businesses. So the rules for one store may not be the same for the next store. You would need to call your local store to confirm what their policies are.


But the minimum age to work at Panera Bread is 16 years old. You can be employed as a cashier at sixteen but you have to be 18 years old to hold other positions.

The company's headquarter's is located at:

Panera Bread Corporate Office | Headquarters
6710 Clayton Road
Saint Louis, MO 63117

Missouri is the state where it all started for this bakery-cafe, in the city of Kirkwood to be exact. It is still known as and called the Saint Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

If you are looking for Panera jobs then you have many locations to choose from. They have almost 1500 stores in the United States and Canada combined. They have active stores in 40 different states and three cities in the Toronto, Canada area.

If you dread the thought of working in a greasy fast food joint, or a loud, noisy, alcohol serving environment then you are in luck. Panera is an alcohol service free, grease-free environment.

This is not just a "teen job" with no benefits or potential future. Depending on what position you are hired for you may qualify for benefits. These benefits include, health, dental, and vision insurance, a pension plan, life insurance, disability, and more.

This is an added bonus that some jobs do not offer but has tremendous value. You do not want to have to pay the full price of a doctor's bill if you undergo any type of treatment. It would be very expensive.

If you are interested in apply for a job at this establishment you would need to go online to apply. Be sure to list your best contact number (which is usually your cell phone if you have one) and any work experience you have had in the past. Experience definitely helps boost your chance of getting a call back for an interview. But depending on the time of year and the staffing needs at the store in your local area you may get hired with absolutely no experience.

Now the items you find below will be some reports from former or current employees who have worked Panera jobs. This will help give you an idea of how a typical day will go if you were indeed hired by this company. Good luck in your job search!

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When I was 16 I got a job working as a cashier at Panera bread. It was my first job, but I got paid $7.75 an hour. I was in high school at the time, so …

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