Catering Lead

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Catering Lead

Want to work in a place where you can learn, laugh, be supported, be yourself, reach your goals—and help others do the same? If so, then Panera is for you. We do everything possible to earn your trust and help you succeed—every day, in every way. Come join the fun!

Panera Perks:

Competitive pay
Eligible for a quarterly bonus
Free Meals on shifts
Career Growth Opportunities
Paid vacation & holidays for full-time team members
Medical, dental, vision, life insurance & 401(k) with match available
Are you friendly, motivated, and hard-working? Up for a challenge? Ready to grow? If so, you’ll thrive on our team.


Our Catering Lead brings Panera to the community.
As a Catering Lead at Panera, you are key to the success of our catering busines. You help customers plan and select great Panera food for their events, you support their questions and needs, and you make sure their food is delivered when and how they need it.

As a Catering Lead at Panera, you are asked to:

Own the success of our catering operations.
Communicate with and support our catering customers.
Manage the production of catering orders.
Personally deliver orders to customer events.
Ensure extraordinary guest experiences.
Help build our culture of Warmth, Belonging, Growth, and Trust.
Step in and support your manager and team.
This opportunity is for you if:

You have great communications skills.
You love working with people.
You’re a self-starter who can meet goals with limited supervision.
You like the hustle and bustle of the hospitality industry.
You have excellent organizational and time-management skills.
You have your own vehicle that you can use for delivering orders, and you have an acceptable driving record.
You have food or retail experience (preferred but not required).
You want to partner with a fun, energized team that can work hard and laugh often.
You’re committed to food safety and health safety.
You are at least 18 years of age.
You’re passionate about our Guiding Values and Behaviors:
Warmth for guests: Making people smile
Bold thoughts, brave actions: Learning, growing, and taking risks
Own it: Finding solutions and taking initiative
Win together: Working (and winning) as a team
Inspire and celebrate: Having fun and celebrating success
Rooted in respect: Seeing the best in others
Growth opportunities at Panera:

A Path to Success – Most of our retail managers started as hourly associates. Our career path program helps you get there.
Skills and Training – Every day at Panera we help build your skills and prepare you for a strong career—whatever your goals may be.
Nationwide Opportunities – We open about 100 new cafes each year—so you’ll have plenty of chances to grow with us.
Around here, every day starts with a fresh batch of bread and a thousand possibilities.

Get ready to rise.

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