Algonquin Panera to add drive-thru option

ALGONQUIN – Panera Bread plans to add a drive-thru to its Randall Road location this summer, the company said.

“Adding a drive-thru will add a new dynamic of convenience for both existing and new customers” Mike Hamra, president and CEO of Hamra Enterprises, said in a news release. “Our current bakery-cafe has been embraced by many residents and businesses since 2001, and we look forward to sharing more of the Panera warmth in Algonquin.”

Hamra Enterprises’s Chicago Bread LLC operates 33 Panera Bread bakery-cafés in the Chicago area.