Panera Bread opened a new store on Wednesday, featuring a
drive-thru that's a first of its kind for the region.
Panera opened a new
bakery-cafe in Newport on Wednesday, located at 169
neighborhood bakery-cafe will be the first Cincinnati drive-thru location,
offering the traditional, handcrafted, freshly baked artisan breads, bagels,
pastries and specialty cafe menu items. The Newport Pavilion bakery-cafe is
Panera Bread's 21st location in greater Cincinnati.
Panera Bread will host a "Mystery Gift Card Giveaway" contest, beginning at 10
a.m. and running until all 100 gift cards have been handed out. Customers will
be invited to select a mystery gift card after purchasing their meal. Gift card
amounts vary from $5 to $100.
4,700-square-foot bakery-cafe will employ approximately 55 associates and 4
salaried general managers.