• Evan Jones

Panera opens MSU Business College location

Panera opened on August 1 in the Minskoff Pavilion, the Broad College of Business' new building. Photo taken July 25. Junyao Li | The State News


Panera Bread opened its newest bakery-cafe in the East Lansing area Thursday inside of the Broad College of Business’ Minskoff Pavilion on Michigan State’s campus.

“We are thrilled to bring Panera to East Lansing and we look forward to sharing Panera warmth with the MSU community,” manager Jessica Schuiling said in a statement.

The hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The bakery and café will offer seating, free WiFi and checkout kiosks in addition to cashier stations. Customers can also order online on Panera’s website or on the Panera app up to 2 weeks in advance.

Panera will also be giving away free stainless Panera tumblers to the first 500 customers who sign up and register for the MyPanera loyalty program.