au bon pain means the place of good bread in French. au bon pain is a stylish bakery café located at America's urban junctions and suburban crossroads. Our total commitment to hospitality, the energetic ambiance of our cafes and our distinctive foods are the foundation of our effort to provide the best bakery café experience possible.
From its roots in Boston, au bon pain has grown to become one of the leading bakery café chains. With more than two hundred locations operating in the United States, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, au bon pain is a leader in many trade channels from urban office buildings to airports, hospitals and suburbs.
au bon pain's company owned U.S. cafés are concentrated in Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Washington. Franchisees’ have cafes in 19 states across the United States.
au bon pain has transformed itself into a lively, bustling marketplace where customers personally select their menu choices from individual stations located throughout the café.
au bon pain’s approach to design is to focus on how the food is merchandised. Customers eat with their eyes and the inviting menu items and abundant displays allow them to do so.