Tag: Panera Cares Cafe

‘Pay what you can’ Panera in Clayton closes for good

Clayton’s┬áPanera Cares Cafe, a nonprofit restaurant that asked patrons to “pay-what-you-can,” closed for good Tuesday. St. Louis Bread Co. is part of Panera. Founder and executive chairman Ron Shaich told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the restaurant is closing because it was on a month-to-month lease and the store required a big investment. The cafe opened in 2010 in an already-existing Panera-run restaurant blocks from the St. Louis County government buildings. The idea for the […]