Bakery-Cafe Heats Up With Business
by Ryan Carter, Pasadena Star News
Posted: 2009-10-02 11:26:45 EST

INDUSTRY, CA — Things are baking at Panera Bread these days. And Industry is the latest business to come out of the oven.

The “fast-casual” store-bakery has been open for only a few days at its Industry spot and already, Tony Rolland — operator of 15 Panera’s throughout the region — likes what he sees.

“There’s a latent appreciation for getting something done fresh and the old-fashioned way,” said Rolland, who got into Panera’s joint-venture program about six years ago.

His decision to be an operator of Panera stores is paying off.

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