Unconfirmed reports indicate that Panera Bread is in the final stages of buying land to open a location in the 2700 block of Richmond Rd. The location is where Laroy Thomas Inc. was located.
According to Amanda Burns, Public Relations Manager for Panera Bread, “Panera Bread is continually evaluating real estate opportunities in Texarkana, however we cannot confirm interest in a specific location at this time.”
Panera Bread is a chain of bakery-café fast casual restaurants in the United States and Canada. Its headquarters are in Sunset Hills, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, and operates as Saint Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Offerings include soups, salads, pasta, sandwiches, and bakery items.
Check out the menu on their website – https://www.panerabread.com