As part of a move to open more urban locations, Panera Bread recently debuted its first unit in New York. The bakery-café unit in busy Midtown Manhattan marks the St. Louis-based chain’s 1,500th restaurant. Panera chief operating officer Scott Davis discussed the new restaurant and the chain’s ongoing initiatives with Nation’s Restaurant News at the opening. Are there unique challenges to opening in New York City? The hardest part of New York is getting the right ...

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