Panera Bread Jobs for Teens

Panera Bread

Teen Jobs at Panera Bread

Panera Bread is a chain of fast-casual bakery café which serves varieties of bread, such as bagels and muffins, hot panini, cold sandwiches, soups, salads, coffee and teas. All Panera associates enjoy a 65% meal discounts with health, vacation and 401-K benefits available for full time positions. All positions are very flexible with all shifts available, ranging from 5:30 AM to 9 PM, and from 5-40 hours/week.


Minimum age to apply as Baker at Panera Bread is generally 18 years old. Having 1-2 years experience as a baker or a bakery background is preferred. Some high school experience is required too. Night Baker’s schedule is 3rd shift (10pm to 7am). Night Shift Baker (10pm – 6am). You must state the right on your application, when it prompts you to enter a position.

Bakery-Cafe Associate

You must be at least 16 years of age and must understand and practice basic food safety. Having some food service or retail experience in the past is preferred.

Catering Coordinator

Duties of this position include the sale and production of catering orders, give orders and arrange catering to local businesses for breakfast and lunch, help prepare sandwiches / salads to cater catering order, working with the guest directly or by telephone.

Some food service or retail sales experience preferred. Minimum age to apply for this position is 16 years old, but we believe 18 is the correct one since you must have your own vehicle. You must be able to show perfect driving record, be organized and always punctual.

How to Apply at Panera Bread

To find jobs at Panera Bread you can visit or find a store near you if you cannot find any jobs in your location. Since their bakery-cafes are focused on taking care of guests, you should apply online and a Manager may contact you once there is an opportunity that match with your qualifications.

Panera Bread Interview Questions

  • Why did you choose Panera bread?
  • On a scale of 1-10 how often do you work all your shifts?
  • What is customer service to you?
  • What’s your favorite movie?
  • What is your favorite item on the menu?

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