CLEVELAND - Panera Bread has opened its newest bakery-cafe in South Euclid, and is offering the first 500 customers free coffee for two weeks.
To celebrate the grand opening, Panera will have special offers for guests to enjoy from Tuesday through Friday.
Beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the first 500 customers will receive a free travel mug with free coffee for two weeks.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, guests who buy a You-Pick-Two will get a $5 Panera Bread gift card for their next visit.
Thursday's offer includes half-priced breakfast sandwiches until 10:30 a.m.
On Friday when customers purchase two bagels, they'll get two free bagels.
"Panera Bread is thrilled to be a part of the South Euclid community," said Sam Covelli,CEO of Covelli Enterprises, owner and operator of the restaurant and the largest franchisee of Panera Bread. "Our fresh food, warm ambiance and free Wi-Fi offer an ideal dining experience for South Euclid and its neighboring communities."
Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee operator of Panera Bread, will continue to grow in the Cleveland area with an additional café in the Twinsburg area. The opening is scheduled for Dec. 27.
At the end of each day, Panera Bread donates all unsold bread and baked goods to local area hunger relief agencies as part of its local Day-End Dough-Nation program.
The new location is located at 13901 Cedar Road across from Whole Foods.