ST. LOUIS — Panera Bread Co. has added two new varieties to its lineup of flatbread pizzas: pepperoni and 4 cheese. The brand new choices be a part of three varieties that have been launched in October 2020: cheese, Margherita and chipotle hen.
The brand new pepperoni flatbread pizza options Panera’s signature crisp crust topped with mozzarella, pepperoni and tomato bell pepper sauce. The 4 cheese flatbread is topped with a creamy white garlic sauce and the mixture of Parmesan, mozzarella, fontina and feta cheeses.
“Our scrumptious flatbread pizza crust is the right canvas for our wonderful components, and we could not resist including much more flavors for our friends to select from,” stated Claes Petersson, chief meals and innovation officer at Panera. “Every new menu merchandise begins with our dedication to serve extra of the meals that our clients crave, like scrumptious, crispy pepperoni pizza and tacky, toasty 4 cheese. We will not look forward to friends to strive these new chef’s creations for themselves.”
Eduardo Luz, chief model and idea officer at Panera, stated the restaurant chain has served greater than 5 million flatbread pizzas since they launched late final fall. At that time, Mr. Luz stated the corporate anticipates pizza will turn into a robust anchor for Panera’s rising dinner enterprise. Pre-COVID, Panera had began to put money into the dinner enterprise, a daypart that with out a lot historic dedication had represented greater than 30% of the corporate’s gross sales, he stated.
Along with the brand new pizza choices, Panera stated it’s including two new Flatbread Household Feast worth meals. The brand new bundles supply two flatbread pizzas and two salads for $23 or three flatbread pizzas and three salads for $29.