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Au Bon Pain is a Counter-service chain café known for serving delicious and healthy foods. Au Bon Pain, which means “from Good Bread,' was founded in 1978 by Louis Rapuano and Louis I. Kane and operated in over 250 locations. The company is a family business owned by Panera Bread. Au Bon Pain is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., and serves the community of the United States, India, and Thailand. The company is headed by experts like formal C.E.O. Sue Morelli and Ray Blanchette, the current new president, all food enthusiasts. The company has an estimated Annual Revenue of $38 million. Au Bon Pain is an internationally recognized leader in the fast-casual restaurant category. Au Bon Pain serves baked products such as bread, pastries, espresso beverages, breakfast foods, and lunch items. The company is committed to offering customers quality products with the best ingredients.

Company - Private
$100M to $500M
Large
Multiple locations
Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants
1978
Ray Blanchette
What departments Au Bon Pain employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation35%
General and Operations Managers20.5%
Food Service16.1%
Sales / Retail16.1%
Management - Other12.3%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Au Bon Pain employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Au Bon Pain: Newcomers: 35%, Experiencers: 19%, Experts: 14%, Veterans: 32%. Au Bon Pain employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Au Bon Pain employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Au Bon Pain: Bertucci's, Cosi, Einstein Bros. Bagels. Typical Au Bon Pain employees have worked at Bertucci's.
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Bertucci's
Cosi
Einstein Bros. Bagels
What industries did Au Bon Pain employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Au Bon Pain: Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants, Traveler Accommodation Companies, Food & Beverage Retailers, Niche Retailers. Au Bon Pain employees most likely come from a Full-S
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Where did Au Bon Pain employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Au Bon Pain: Small: 26%, Medium: 9%, Large: 65%. Most Au Bon Pain employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Au Bon Pain study?
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Where did employees at Au Bon Pain study?
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Boston University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Au Bon Pain?
Time employed at Au Bon Pain: <1: 2%, 1-3: 20%, 4-8: 49%, 9-13: 15%, 14-20: 9%, 20+: 5%. Most Au Bon Pain employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Au Bon Pain rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Au Bon Pain: 57.9% Male and 42.1% Female. Age ratio at Au Bon Pain: 16-20: 3%, 21-30: 58%, 31-40: 19%, 41-50: 10%, 51-60: 10%, 60+: 0%. Au Bon Pain rates - 0.9% less female than the industry average. Most Au Bon Pain employees are 21-
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Career advancement

How does Au Bon Pain rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Au Bon Pain: very low. Au Bon Pain ranks very low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do Au Bon Pain employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Au Bon Pain: Allied Universal, Aramark, Bertucci's, Le Pain Quotidien, Panera Bread. People who work at Au Bon Pain most typically go on to work for the Allied Universal.
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Allied Universal
Aramark
Bertucci's
Le Pain Quotidien
Panera Bread

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When was Au Bon Pain established?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1978.
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What industry is Au Bon Pain in?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Restaurant/Food Service.
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What’s the main location of Au Bon Pain?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
It’s Boston, MA.
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gender breakdown at Au Bon Pain?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
gender ratio is 42.1% female, 57.9% male.
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I’d like to know how much Au Bon Pain makes per year.
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Liam Brown3 years ago
They make $100m to $500m
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Who is the CEO of Au Bon Pain?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Ray Blanchette.
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What’s the average length of tenure at Au Bon Pain?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Au Bon Pain employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before Au Bon Pain.
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what are the chances of career advancement at Au Bon Pain?
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2 years ago
There isnt any unless u want to have your own cafe or bakery
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2 years ago
There isnt any
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Top future employers of Au Bon Pain employees?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Allied Universal, Aramark, Bertucci's, Le Pain Quotidien, Panera Bread, Sodexo, Starbucks, University of Notre Dame.
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Who are the top previous employers of Au Bon Pain employees?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Bertucci's, Cosi, Einstein Bros. Bagels, McDonald's, Panera Bread, Purdue University, Starbucks, T.G.I. Friday's.
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How old are Au Bon Pain’s employees in general?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
around 21-30.
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What were Au Bon Pain’s employees' top fields of study?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
No higher education.
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2 years ago
They didnt have any
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What kind of benefits does Au Bon Pain offer to its employees?
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2 years ago
No benefits
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Does Au Bon Pain pay attention to its employees with career advancement plans?
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2 years ago
No they dont care
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How long did you work for Au Bon Pain?
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2 years ago
5 months
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Why did you quit?
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2 years ago
I was fired because they wanted me to work the days i didnt have class in college because they gave my job position to someone else
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Is Au Bon Pain a good place to start your career?
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2 years ago
No its not
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how are the working hours at Au Bon Pain?
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2 years ago
They are good hours just terrible pay
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Is it a requirement to dress according to a strict dress code at Au Bon Pain?
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2 years ago
Yes you have to wear the unitform
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They mostly prefer adult to be employed. AFAIK,Must be 18 years or older
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10 months ago
Yeah, may be
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10 months ago
No idea
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Considered myself so blessed to work in such comfortable and happy fast paced environment, All credit goes to site manager
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10 months ago
You can say quite cooperative co-worker and decent management
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10 months ago
yeah very cooperative management🙌
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i heard the hiring process takes long here 🤐
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10 months ago
only an avg amount of tiem dw 😊
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10 months ago
i was hired within a few weeks altho it might take less or more!
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It's pretty trough hourly paid job, but supportive management make is trouble free
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10 months ago
Surely, a hard working hours
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10 months ago
Great learning opportunity🙌
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The job is quite easy ,as soon you learn everything
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10 months ago
Friendly co-workers
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10 months ago
Easy to learn and hard to left😁
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The cafe also offer order via the web or by phone if you didn't find the location
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10 months ago
easy and fast
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10 months ago
simple procedure handy to follow
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wondering what benefits they offer😏
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11 months ago
I am unsure of the benefits from Au Bon Pain. I am a part-time employee and don't have access to any benefit 😔
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10 months ago
my mother passed while I worked there and they were very helpful and a understanding that was a perk better than any other benefits there
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Has anyone who was leaving this hotel company have problem with getting their last paycheck?
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10 months ago
No that I know of they pay you on time well the time Ive worked for them they always payed us on time every two weeks @ 8.25/an hour thanks
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10 months ago
No they didn't to my knowledge everyone received their paychecks.
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The company grow pretty aggressively it has over 250 café bakeries throughout the world. They chose some very piece of lactation which play significant role in their growth.
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11 months ago
It has more than 80 cafes in Thailand,
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11 months ago
yeah worldwide cafe of snacks , offer wholesome treats services
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i hate overly stressful environments pls tell me its not like that here :(
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10 months ago
never felt stressed out here 😄
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10 months ago
It is a joy to come into work everyday cuz of the relaxed enviornment :D
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good co workers make coming in to work so much better hoping i find tht here.....
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11 months ago
Great people to work with here 😊
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11 months ago
great people and environment absolutely loved it :D
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The cafe offer ongoing training opportunities in terms of perks. All these percs make employee to stay there for while and chose their career .
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11 months ago
ou get the hands on training from at regional RVP. Mine was good.
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11 months ago
Quite considerable wages
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why they collects employee biometric data????
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10 months ago
yes, they do collect for security purpose
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10 months ago
they do
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hoping i have room to grow as an employee here :(
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10 months ago
if u work hard it will be rewarded so dw :)
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10 months ago
amazing upward mobility here 😄
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i find teamwork so satisfying hope i get 2 be part of a team here 🤞
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10 months ago
u do usually work in teams here and its very collaborative whcih is gr8!!!
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10 months ago
teamwork was one of the bigest pros for me working here :D
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How's your interview went???? Any advice and kind suggestion please
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10 months ago
Focus on your experience and working potential
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10 months ago
Not to worry, Just be calm and smile
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They accept online application for all departments, site interview , and completed your paperwork. All that process take ore les s 2 week. HR department very professional and competitive
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10 months ago
applied interview , schedule interview , mostly about previous job
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10 months ago
hmmm, within week you got hired and start your training
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