Panera Launches February Campaign to ‘Mac A Difference’ in Honor of Lauren Hill Continue Reading If you ask people what makes our Mac & Cheese special, they may say it’s the taste of the creamy Vermont white cheddar or the delicate texture of the pasta shells or maybe the fact that is made with all clean ingredients. No matter what they say, the bottom line is: our Mac & Cheese is special because it’s comfort food. It’s easy to eat, it makes you feel warm and happy inside, and it can turn a bad day completely around. It’s food that is loved by small children and adults alike. COVELLI ENTERPRISES ACCEPTS NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY AWARD FOR SUPPORT OF DAYTON COMMUNITY Continue Reading On Friday, November 15, 2019 Albert Covelli walked the stage at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) of Greater Dayton’s 2019 National Philanthropy Day Awards to accept the recognition for Outstanding Large Corporation on behalf of Covelli Enterprises.National Philanthropy Day (NPD) is a worldwide event celebrated by all AFP chapters recognizing outstanding philanthropy within the community. GIRL SCOUTS IS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST THE COOKIES… IT’S ABOUT G.I.R.L.S! Continue Reading Dena Chislak is a mother of two daughters, so she understands the importance of providing positive role models, enriching experiences, and opportunities for empowerment to young girls. Dena is also the Regional Marketing Director in Covelli Enterprises’ West Palm market overseeing Panera’s community partnerships in Broward and Palm Beach counties. For her, getting involved with Girl Scouts was a natural fit. PANERA BREAD IN CENTRAL OHIO RECOGNIZED AS COMMUNITY EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR Continue Reading Tabbi Erb is serious about her job at the Maxtown Panera in Westerville, Ohio. She stays busy excelling at her cleaning duties and making lattes for customers. She loves her job at Panera for more than the typical reasons like working for one of the nation’s most popular fast-casual food brands and coming home without smelling like french fries. Tabbi came to Panera through a partnership with Alpha Group, a Central Ohio nonprofit organization that provides employment, rehabilitation, and support services to individuals with ...

Employee Spotlight

These amazing employees are doing great things!

Gioia, Ellie and Emily Team Members Lori, the General Manager from our Canfield, OH Panera Bread is so proud of her team members for excelling at work and outside of work! Three of her all-star associates, Gioia, Ellie, and Emily were all inducted into their high school's National Honor Society together this past week. In celebration of this achievement, Lori is excited to bring attention to these amazing young women and their hard work! Read More Chloe Painter Café Associate - Erie Market Chloe has been employed with us for over 2 years. She has been such a great asset to our team by being reliable and a strong team player! She comes to work everyday very happy and always has a smile on her face. She is always ready to take on the day! She has really proven her worth, especially in these very different times. This is her graduation year, and like many other seniors, she is unable to celebrate. We made our cafe bulletin board a salute to her for graduating. We would like to recognize Chloe for going above and beyond EVERY day! Read More Taylor Bataille photo Taylor Bataille photo Taylor Bataille Catering Coordinator - West Palm Market For the last four years, PGA bakery-café employee, Taylor Bataille, has moved up through the ranks of Covelli Enterprises in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. And, as the café’s current Catering Coordinator, the sky is the limit! Taylor took over PGA’s catering role back in the middle of 2018, and has since taken the role very seriously with outstanding dedication and commitment, according to her district director, Marc Manopla. In 2019, Taylor oversaw an 18.2% Catering sales increase. That’s an increase of $48,160 in sales last year at PGA, boosting the cafe into the “$300,000 Club” in overall catering sales. “We are extremely proud of Taylor and cannot wait to see what she does going forward,” said Manopla. Way to go above and beyond expectations, Taylor!" Read More Jarell Cunningham Cafe Associate - Cincinnati Market Strong closers are critical to the success of a café’s overall performance, and Jarell Cunningham of Cincinnati’s Gilmore bakery-café has got it down to a science! According to his general manager, Danielle Conley, Jarell is a consistent “closing crew star,” and one of her very best! In addition to being a reliable employee that she can count on to own the completion of daily tasks needed to successfully close out daily cafe operations, he’s an outstanding example of "Gold Standard" customer service. “He always has a positive and sunny attitude that translates to each customer he serves, “ said Conley. “And, he is always willing to help out anyone in the café, from associates to customers to managers, with a smile on his face.” THIS is true Panera Warmth, Jarell! Read More