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PANERA BREAD CO FILES (8-K) Disclosing Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits

February 18, 2014



Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

Attached as Exhibit 99.1, and incorporated herein by reference, is a copy of the press release of Panera Bread Company (the "Company") dated February 18, 2014 announcing the Company's financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 and describing the Company's earnings targets for the first quarter and full year of fiscal 2014.

The information in this Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

The Company will host a conference call that will be broadcast on the Internet at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 to discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2013, earnings targets and business outlook for the first quarter and full year of fiscal 2014, and preliminary comparable net bakery-cafe sales results for the first 48 days of the first quarter of fiscal 2014. Investors can access the call at http://www.panerabread.com/investor. Access to the call will be made available for 14 days after the call and the release will be archived for one year.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

The following exhibit relating to Item 2.02 shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed: Exhibit No. Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated February 18, 2014

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

PANERA BREAD COMPANY



Date: February 18, 2014 By: /s/ ROGER C. MATTHEWS

Name: Roger C. Matthews Title: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Exhibit Index Exhibit No. Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated February 18, 2014

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Exhibit 99.1 PRESS RELEASE


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