Panera Bread opens 2,000th location in Elyria

It's another Covelli Enterprises location

Krista Johnson passes an order to a customer at the Panera store in Brookline, Mass., Monday, March 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – There are now a ton of Panera Bread bakery-cafes across the country.

Panera, LLC opened its 2,000th location Wednesday morning in Elyria, Ohio. The location on Route 57 has a drive-thru.

It’s also the 271st Panera Bread franchise for Warren-based Covelli Enterprises. Covelli is the largest franchisee of Panera, LLC.

In celebration of the 2,000th location, $2,000 will be donated by Covelli Owner/Operator Sam Covelli to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1079 located in Elyria.

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