Panera Bread (called St. Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area) is a chain of bakery–cafĂ© quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada that sells breads, sandwiches, soups, salads, and other bakery items. This site will provide copycat recipes and recipes using products sold at the Panera Bread restaurants. Panera Bread Co. has 1,736 bakery cafes in 45 states and Canada under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe brands.




New Premium Pastas

Panera has expanded its menu into the realm of pasta beyond the simple mac & cheese. Now available in select Panera Bread locations, three Premium Signature Pasta choices.

  • Tortellini Alfredo: A rich Alfredo sauce over tortellini noodles filled with ricotta, swiss & romano.
  • Rustic Penne Bolognese: With a hearty meat sauce over penne noodles.
  • Pesto Sacchettini: With basil pesto over purse-like pasta filled with six cheeses


  1. I want the recipe cause I loved that Sacchettini with basil pesto. Yummy food

  2. I love the Pesto Sacchettini too!!!