Panera pushes pumpkin aside and highlights alternate spices in its new autumn offerings.
A new sandwich on Panera’s menu, The Italian features smoked, lean ham, Chianti wine salami, spicy sopressa and provolone with spicy giardiniera, basil mayo and arugula on a hoagie roll.
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Panera’s new Chipotle Chicken Avocado Melt is served on Black Pepper Focaccia bread and includes smoked, pulled chicken raised without antibiotics, smoked Gouda, avocado, cilantro, Peppadew peppers and chipotle mayo.
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The new Carrot Pineapple Power Smoothie from Panera features a base of spiced carrot, apple, orange and banana purees and juice concentrates blended with fresh pineapple and ice.
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A new addition to Panera’s bakery display, the Cinnamon Crunch Snickerdoodle Cookie is a thin, traditional sugar cookie topped with cinnamon sugar.
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Panera’s Ancient Grain & Arugula Salad with Chicken features citrus and pepper chicken raised without antibiotics, arugula, red grapes, apple and cabbage slaw and an ancient grain blend consisting of freekeh, farro, black barley and Diakon radish seeds. The salad is tossed with white sweet balsamic vinaigrette and topped with toasted pumpkin seeds.
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The Cranberry Orange Muffin features whole cranberries, orange zest and a topping of Turbinado sugar.
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Panera’s Pumpkin Cookie, an homage to autumn, is a pumpkin-shaped shortbread cookie decorated with orange and green icing to resemble the seasonal icon.
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Panera’s take on the favorite fall beverage, the Pumpkin Spice Latte, features espresso, foamed milk and pumpkin spice syrup, which contains real pumpkin, topped with whipped cream and salted caramel syrup.
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The Ricotta Sacchettini with Chicken broth bowl offers purse-shaped sacchettini pasta filled with a six-cheese blend (ricotta, mozzarella, Romano, Parmesan, Monterey Jack and cheddar), citrus and pepper chicken raised without antibiotics, Parmesan, and a medley of broccoli, spinach, tomato sofrito and basil pesto served in Panera’s hen broth.
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Featuring the fowl of fall, Panera’s Roasted Turkey, Apple & Cheddar Sandwich includes roasted turkey raised without antibiotics, Vermont white cheddar, apple and cabbage slaw, arugula and mustard horseradish sauce served on cranberry walnut bread.
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Panera’s Roasted Turkey Cranberry Flatbread offers turkey raised without antibiotics, cranberry mostarda and baby spinach with garlic and herb cream cheese spread on whole grain flatbread.
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Panera’s Turkey Chili is a blend of dark meat turkey raised without antibiotics, garbanzo and kidney beans, tomatoes, onions, carrots, green chilies, edamame, tomatillos, corn, garlic, cilantro, dried pasilla negro and ancho chilies and spices slow cooked and served in a cup, bowl or bread bowl.
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Panera’s Vegetarian Autumn Squash Soup features a blend of butternut squash and pumpkin simmered in vegetable broth with ingredients such as honey, apple juice, cinnamon and a hint of curry, then finished with sweet cream and topped with roasted and salted pumpkin seeds.
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