It’s five o’clock somewhere and on Tuesday, October 18, at 5 pm in Carson City, Panera Bread and Bakery held their official grand opening and ribbon cutting to announce to the region the first Manna Development Group Panera Bread franchise in Northern Nevada.
Corporate officials Jacob Bustos, executive director of Operations, Jennifer Arnold, Director of Sales and Marketing, and Daniel Trembly, General Manager of the new store located at 4881 Cochise Street in south Carson presided over the Carson City Chamber ribbon cutting event that also included presentations and formal welcomes by Nevada State Assemblyman PK O’Neill, Carson City Mayor Lori Bagwell, and Carson City Chamber Chair Kris Wells. Many Chamber board members were on hand to welcome and show their support.
The new Panera Bread and Bakery is a franchise store owned by Manna Development Group headquartered in Encinitas, Calif., that currently holds the Area Development Agreement for They will be opening stores as well in Reno and Sparks, but Carson City is their first Nevada outlet.
The bakery is open daily beginning at 6 a.m. Dining room, drive-thru, kiosk, rapid pick-up, online ordering and delivery available. Located at 4861 Cochise Drive. Phone: 775-600-4981.