DIY Mac & Cheese Station

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'Tis the season for summer gatherings and we're giving you some yummy scoop to elevate yours with a fun and delicious twist. Panera's Director, Culinary Product Development, Alison St. John joined us from Panera's Test Kitchen in Massachusetts to share how to build your own Panera Bread Bowl Mac & Cheese station at home. Whether you're hosting a graduation party, a family barbecue, or a casual hangout with friends, this is just a great customizable station that is sure to be a hit. Panera makes it super easy for you - just order the main components from the bakery-cafe and add fun customizations at home. Panera recently unveiled their largest menu transformation ever, introducing nine all-new menu items and enhancing 12 beloved classics. This new era for Panera includes a new Bacon Mac & Cheese as a craveable addition the menu. As we know, Panera is always in its bread bowl era which makes the perfect pairing for their signature, creamy Mac & Cheese. While planning for your summer celebration, there are an abundance of choices for your mac & cheese station from caprese mac & cheese to buffalo chicken and even brunch mac. The bread bowls are perfect for holding your mac & cheese, but they can also double as part of your décor. Use them as edible serving bowls for dips, soups, or salads. Arrange them creatively to add a warm, charming touch to your setup. And easy clean up too. And since we are talking about summer, for those looking to stay hydrated this summer- Panera is currently offering three months free to its Unlimited Sip Club - including iced coffee and tea and 20+ beverages - just go to to sign up today and get three months free. To learn more visit to explore the menu and get ordering! It's super simple to order online or on our app.