Food & Drink

Panera CEO on self-respect, and why he often avoids gluten

NEW YORK (AP) — Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the "discoverer-in-chief," meaning he's in charge of ensuring the bakery chain's image doesn't grow stale. The company's recent efforts include ridding its menu of ingredients with long, chemical-sounding names people might find unappetizing. It's also trying to reduce what Shaich refers to as...