Panera Bread hiring 200 delivery drivers in Columbus area

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A new small-order Panera Bread delivery service will bring 200 new jobs to the Columbus area, Covelli Enterprises announced Thursday.

Covelli is the Ohio-based franchisee of Panera.

According to a press release, Covelli launched the delivery service in its Dayton market in 2016, and began to roll out delivery services in Columbus in August. The company plans to have Panera delivery available citywide by the end of March 2017.

PDF: Panera Bread Delivery Service to Bring 200 Jobs to Columbus

Covelli Enterprises will hire up to 16 Delivery Team Members (DTMs) at each delivery location, according to the press release. Anyone interested is encouraged to apply online at Hiring begins Jan. 23 and continues through March. Applicants may also apply in-store.

Panera Bread promises delivery within a designated 8-minute delivery radius from the café.  Delivery requires a minimum order of only $5.00 with the addition of a $3.00 deliver charge. All delivery orders are currently placed online (credit card only) using the Panera Bread app or at Hours of delivery service are set for 11:00 am – 8:00 pm., meaning the first delivery order can be placed at 10:30 am and the last at 7:30 pm. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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