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.