An opening celebration of Panera’s 1000th bakery-cafe, which is will open at 1600 West 16th St., Oakbrook, Illinois, will include photo opportunities and interviews with executives, brief remarks by CEO Ron Shaich, followed by a cocktail reception. Invited press has the chance to preview Panera’s newest bakery-cafe in advance of its official, November 16th grand opening.

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