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Anzia Yezierska’s novel Bread Givers and Assimilation of Jews - Anzia Yezierska’s novel Bread Givers and Assimilation of Jews An entire chapter of Eric Liu’s memoir, The Accidental Asian, is founded on the supposition that Jews today serve as a metaphor for assimilation into American culture. According to Liu, this is due to the ease with which Jews have been able to assimilate. However, the progress that Jews have made in embracing and affecting America has been gradual rather than instantaneous, as evidenced by the character Sara Smolensky in Anzia Yezierska’s novel Bread Givers....   [tags: Anzia Yezierska Bread Givers Jews essays]
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Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers - Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers attacks several social norms of both her traditional Polish homeland and the American life her protagonist has come to know. Clearly autobiographical, Bread Givers boldly questions why certain social and religious traditions continue throughout the centuries without the slightest consideration for an individual's interests or desires. Sara's traditional Jewish upbringing exposed her to a life dominated by patriarchal control; when she arrived in New York to seek out the American Dream, she found that once again her gender would stand in the way of such desires....   [tags: Bread Givers Yezierska Essays] 1254 words
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Arranged Marriage in Bread Givers, by Anzia Yezierska - Arranged Marriages have been around since time can remember. An arranged marriage is a marital union between a man and a woman who were selected to be wedded together by a third party. Historically, arrange marriages were the main way to marry. In certain parts of the world, it is still the primary approach. There are two types of arrange marriages. The first is a traditional marriage where the children can, with strong objections, refuse to marry their soon to be spouse. In a forced marriage, the children have no say in the matter....   [tags: Bread Givers Essays]
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Anzia Yezierska’s Novel, Bread Givers - Anzia Yezierska’s 1925 novel Bread Givers ends with Sara Smolinsky’s realization that her father’s tyrannical behavior is the product of generations of tradition from which he is unable to escape. Despite her desire to embrace the New World she has just won her place in, she attempts to reconcile with her father and her Jewish heritage. The novel is about the tension inherent in trying to fit Old and New worlds together: Reb tries to make his Old World fit into the new, while Sara tries to make her New World fit into the Old....   [tags: Bread Givers]
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Doomed Relationships in the Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska - Doomed Relationships in the Bread Givers The Bread Givers, written by Anzia Yezierska, revolves around a starving lower east side family whose daughter rebels against her fathers’ strict conception of the role of a Jewish woman. The major theme of this novel is doomed relationships. There are several of these that are thoroughly analyzed in the novel. These include the relationship between Rabbi Smolinksy and the females in his family as well as those in his society, between him and his son-in-laws, between the Smolinsky daughters and their husbands, between the Smolinsky daughters and their heritage, between Rabbi Smolinksy and his heritage, and lastly, between the old and the new....   [tags: essays research papers] 706 words
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Comparing Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers and Soap and Water - Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers and Soap and Water     In Anzia Yezierska's works Bread Givers and "Soap and Water", she uses similar aspects of the characters that portray her own life. Both of the stories resemble similarities of Yezierska's life and appear to be autobiographical to her personal experiences. The author portrays, in both the stories, a belief that the majority culture is "clean" while the minority culture is dirty. Sarah in Bread Givers and the narrator in "Soap and Water" each have a hunger that drive them in different directions: actual hunger for food, progress into society and a hunger for knowledge....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Bread Givers, Analysis of Sara - ... “Sara’s independence is linked to her attitude toward values that come to be connected with her ethnic group, specifically through her father. It appears consistent that she would rebel at some point against what is outlined as the “norm”, and in this case as the “ethnic norm.” (Japtok) This quote represents Sara’s mind set when she had finally had enough of her father driving away customers from there store, and she knows they she can make something of her life. She tells her mother and father she is leaving to become a teacher, “A school teacher- I....   [tags: Anzia Yezierska novel analysis]
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Bread Givers Summary Paper - Bread Givers The 1920s was a hard and painstaking era in American history. Many family's throughout New York lived in absolute poverty and saved week to week just to make enough to eat and pay the rent. Many Immigrants flooded the streets desperate for work while living conditions were harsh and many starved. This is just the case of the novel Bread Givers, written by Anzia Yezierska. In this story we follow Sarah Smolinsky, an ambiguous independent Jewish girl "trapped" by her religious traditions....   [tags: Anzia Yezierska] 1707 words
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Generational Differences in Yezierska’s Bread Givers - Generational Differences in Yezierska’s Bread Givers       Anzia Yezierska’s most-taught novel, Bread Givers, "is an extensive observation of relationships in an immigrant family of early 20th century America" (Sample 1). Noticeably, one of the most fascinating qualities of Yezierska’s work is that, though most readers probably come from significantly different backgrounds than that of her characters, she writes in a manner that allows her stories to be discussed in contemporary terms, (Drucker 1) while simultaneously illustrating the immigrant experience....   [tags: Bread Givers Essays]
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Freedom is Not Free in Bread Givers - Freedom is Not Free in Bread Givers       Anzia Yezierska in Bread Givers and "Children of Loneliness" explores the theme of reconciling assimilation to American culture and retaining her cultural heritage. "Richard F. Shepard asserted in the New York Times that Yezierska’s people…did not want to find themselves. They wanted to lose themselves and find America" (Gale Database 8). Rachel and Sara, the main characters, move ahead by employing the America motto of hard work will pay off. The problem for both is losing their Jewish identity in the process....   [tags: Bread Givers Essays]
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The Struggle in Bread Givers - The Struggle in Bread Givers       Several changes have occurred since the 1920s in traditional family values and the family life. Research revealed several different findings among family values, the way things were done and are now done, and the different kinds of old and new world struggles. In Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers, Sara and her father have different opinions of what the daughters' role should be. Sara believed that she should be able to choose what her life will be, because it is her life....   [tags: Bread Givers Essays]
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Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierskia - According to Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life, between 1880 and about World War I, the vast majority of Eastern European Jews and Southern Italians came to the United States populating neighborhoods in New York and the Lower East Side is the best example. One thing, which was common to the immigrant experience is that, all immigrants come to the United States as the “land of opportunity”. They come to America with different types of expectations that are conditioned by their origins and families....   [tags: Jewsih heritage and culture] 1481 words
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Immigrant Reality Exposed in Bread Givers - Immigrant Reality Exposed in Bread Givers       For thousands of years people have left their home country in search of a land of milk and honey. Immigrants today still equate the country they are immigrating to with the Promised Land or the land of milk and honey. While many times this Promised Land dream comes true, other times the reality is much different than the dream. Immigration is not always a perfect journey. There are many reasons why families immigrate and there are perception differences about immigration and the New World that create difficulties and often separate generations in the immigrating family....   [tags: Bread Givers Essays]
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Symbols and Characters of "Bread Givers". - Symbols and Characters of "Bread Givers". One of the significant features of Jewish history throughout many centuries was migration. From the ancient pre-Roman times to medieval Spain to the present days the Jews were expelled from the countries they populated, were forced out by political, cultural and religious persecution, and sometimes were motivated to leave simply to escape economic hardship and to find better life for themselves and for their children. One of the interesting pages of Jewish history was a massive migration from Eastern Europe to America in the period between 1870 an 1920....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Bread givers - In Anzia Yezierska’s novel entitled Bread Givers, there is an apparent conflict between Reb Smolinsky, a devout Orthodox rabbi of the Old World, and his daughter Sara who yearns to associate and belong to the New World. Throughout the story, one learns about the hardships of living in poverty, the unjust treatment of women, and the growth of a very strong willed and determined young woman—Sara Smolinsky. After leaving Poland to venture out into the New World of America, the Smolinsky family endured impoverished lifestyles and countless hardships....   [tags: essays research papers] 1932 words
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Comparing the Women of House on Mango Street and Bread Givers - The Women of House on Mango Street and Bread Givers      Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago and grew up in Illinois. She was the only girl in a family of seven. Cisneros is noted for her collection of poems and books that concentrate on the Chicano experience in the United States. In her writings, Cisneros explores and transcends borders of location, ethnicity, gender and language. Cisneros writes in lyrical yet deceptively simple language. She makes the invisible visible by centering on the lives of Chicanos--their relationships with their families, their religion, their art, and their politics....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Assimilation and Resistance in The Joy Luck Club and Bread Givers - Stage three of the immigrant narrative is quite similar to the minority experience, especially when dealing with discrimination and exploitation. However, a demarcation exists between the immigrant and minority experience where assimilation is concerned. These narratives veer from each other for several reasons: the social contract with America in regards to the American Dream and the ability of immigrants to become acculturated before assimilation can take place. Therefore, after analyzing numerous immigrant and minority texts a trend takes place whereas immigrants are more able to overcome stage 3 of the narrative more easily, whereas minorities are not....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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A Common Struggle Depicted in Bread Givers and Of Plymouth Plantation  -     Whether in the Old World of community, familial relationships and traditional values, or in the New World of non-traditional relationships, individualism and uncertainty, the struggle for survival predominates the immigrant narrative. Religious and racial intolerance, social upheaval, economic hardship, and political turmoil underscore the causes of emigration, but the New world was far from idyllic, and traces of these scourges checkered the landscape of the New World as well as the Mother land....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Comparing Bread Givers and How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents - A Realistic Look at Bread Givers and How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents       America is a country that was created and settled by immigrants from many different lands. These immigrants came to America in search of the "American Dream" of freedom and a better way of life, and their narratives have been recorded by various authors in both fiction and non-fiction stories. But can the fiction genre be considered a reliable source for studying the immigrant narrative. If American immigrant literature is to be used as a reliable source for understanding the immigrant experience, one needs to justify that this literature properly tracks the history of the immigrant narrative....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Bread Givers And Family Limitation - In the great story of a young girls triumph over poverty, rejection and innumerable failures as a child, she will unfortunately never truly prosper as an adult in the world in which she lives. Our protagonist, Sara Smolinsky who is the youngest of the four Smolinsky girls, has the most motivation in life to be independent, and fend for herself. However to achieve this goal she would need to break loose of the family chain and peruse a life elsewhere. It appears she has done so as she runs away from home seeking an education....   [tags: Bread Givers] 1522 words
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Anzia Yezierska’s The Lost Beautifulness - The passage I chose to explicate is from Anzia Yezierska’s, The Lost Beautifulness. The passage is located on pg. 1254 of the Norton Anthology of American Literature 1912-1945. I believe this passage represents the main character’s and author’s view of the Depression-era individual vs. society. It reads as follows: “I'm sick of living like a pig with my nose to the earth, all the time only pinching and scraping for bread and rent. So long my Aby is with America, I want to make myself for an American....   [tags: The Lost Beautifulness] 588 words
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Sara Smolinsky in The Bread Givers - During the early 1920s the Great Depression took place. The Great Depression affected many people's lives. The immigrants caught the worst of it. They had just come from another country and were trying to start their new lives when the depression hit. They had to struggle once more with poverty and desperation in taking care of their families, the main reason they had left their old countries was to escape the same epidemic that was now overtaking ?the land of the free?. Immigrants, such as the Jewish immigrants, had to live in poverty-stricken ghettos without the necessities they needed to live healthy lives....   [tags: essays research papers] 1005 words
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Bread Givers - Clashing of Wills 	 	Conflict between generations is a common them to many novels. In the novel"Bread Givers", by Anzia Yezierksa, the clashing of wills of two generations is one major theme. We see clashes through culture, generations, community, religion,generations, and many others. The most prominent clash of wills is that of the protagonist Sara with her father Moisha or Reb Smolinsky. Some may say that these two characters clash because of their differences....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Comparison Between The Roaring Twenties And The Lost Beautifulness - When one talks about the 1920’s, which is known to be the Jazz Age, excess, corruption, and the American Dream are just a few topics which are relevant to this time period. Two examples would be Anzia Yezierska’s short story The Lost ‘Beautifulness’, and Raoul Walsh’s movie The Roaring Twenties, in which both works demonstrate how the American Dream leads to disillusionment. The short story is about a poor Russian family that immigrates to America. The son is gone to war in France, and both parents have to work hard to earn their money....   [tags: Anzia Yezierska] 1053 words
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The Issue of Fast-Molding Homemade Bread - ... It is also used in various household cleaners. High amounts of ingested ammonium could be sickening or lethal. (SITE THE AMMONIUM SORCE HERE) An alternate preservative commonly used in breads is called Azodicarbonamide. Azodicarbonamide actually can “heighten an allergic reaction to food.” It is also said to be a cause of asthma according to scientists in the UK. The objective of this experiment is to measure how natural preservatives (such as sugar, salt and raisins) effect the molding time of homemade bread by using exes amounts of said preservative....   [tags: overly salted bread, ammonium] 531 words
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What does Sara Hunger For? - ... When she refuses to marry Zalmon father angrily says, “So this is the thanks for all I’ve done for you” (98). It says a great deal that father believes he has done her a favor by finding her a husband even though she seemed to have brought home a decent amount of money from working in the shop. “It says in the Torah: What’s a woman without a man. Less than nothing—a blotted out existence. No life on earth and no hope in heaven” (205). The way her father has always looked at her and her sisters has made her determined to get his acknowledgment in particular....   [tags: personal narrative] 1646 words
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Sara Smolinsky and Cultural Pluralism in Jewish-American Culture - George Schuyler’s article “The Negro Art Hokum” argues that the notion of African-American culture as separate from national American culture is nonsense. To Schuyler, all seemingly distinct elements of African-American culture and artistic endeavors from such are influenced by the dominant white American culture, and therefore, only American. The merit of Schuyler’s argument stems from the fact that it is practically impossible for one culture to exist within the confines of another without absorbing certain characteristics....   [tags: Literature, American Culture] 1184 words
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A Patriarchal World - A Patriarchal World John Bodnar says it well when he suggests that "the center of everyday life was to be found in the family-household. It was here that past values and present realities were reconciled, examined on an intelligible scale, evaluated and mediated." This assertion implies that the immigrant family-household is the vehicle of assimilation. I will take this assertion a step further and examine more specifically the powerful role of the patriarchal father within Anzia Yezierska's book Bread Givers and Barry Levinson's film Avalon....   [tags: essays papers]
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The Racial Debate in Lumpkin’s To Make My Bread - The Racial Debate in Lumpkin’s To Make My Bread A passage beginning on page 350 of Grace Lumpkin’s "To Make My Bread" addresses the issue of black vs. white in the world of the mill strikers. The discussion comes about as a result of a note left by those factory owners and elite overseers who acted against the strike. The message read, “Your union does not believe in white supremacy. Think about that, white people.” Obviously the goal of these words centered on the hope of playing with the emotions of the white strikers....   [tags: Lumpkin Make My Bread] 681 words
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The Struggle for Independence in a New World - The Struggle for Independence in a New World In Anzia Yezierska's novel Bread Givers, we learn about a struggle between Sara Smolinsky and her father. Her father, an Orthodox rabbi, is stuck in the traditions of the old world and will not tolerate Sara's longing for independence. This novel takes place in New York's Lower East Side, where the population mainly consists of Jewish immigrants who have come to America in hopes of living a better life than they lived in the shtetls. In America, for the family's who still lived by the traditions of the old world, life for the women was no different that life in the shtetls....   [tags: Papers] 800 words
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Bread of Life - Throughout the Bible, bread was of great importance. It was a source of food, a currency of exchange, an example of hospitality, and even a gift from God. Because bread was of such great importance in the Israelites lives, it became a term that represented the Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus became known as the “Bread of Life.” This paper will go into more depth about the importance of bread and the “Bread of Life.” 1. The Old Testament In the Old Testament bread was thought of as one of the main basic human needs to sustain life....   [tags: Scripture Analysis ]
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Bread- a crop - “Here is bread, which strengthens man’s heart, and therefore called the staff of life,” said Matthew Henry, a greatly famous English Churchman (“Matthew Henry......”). This quote better shows the profound positive effects that wheat has had on humanity and reinstates the importance this cereal grain has to industrialized nations today. Known for being the driving force behind a vast number of different industries, wheat has given birth to countless other commodities, including bread, pasta, beer, and cereal (“Wheat.......”)....   [tags: wheat,cereal grain, agriculture]
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The History and Development of Sliced Bread - ... He presented the slicer to many bakers, but they believed the machine would fail because there was no mechanism in place to prevent the bread from becoming stale. Rohwedder formed Mac-Roh Sales & Manufacturing Company to sell the machine to individual bakers and corporations. Around the time Rohwedder depleted his monetary supply, he met with a friend named M. Frank Bench who owned the Chillicothe Baking Company. Bench was the first to employ Rohwedder’s machine to produce sliced bread. The two subsequently decided to market the bread under the name Sliced Kleen Maid Bread....   [tags: revolutionizing the American way, toasters]
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Discovery Of Raised Bread in Egypt - The piece of art that I will be discussing about is how the Ancient Egyptians first discovered the art of making modern bread, over 4000 years ago during the Neolithic era. The Ancient Egyptian lives simply depended on agricultures; however, the majority of the people were involved in farming. Moreover, when the Ancient Egyptians discovered raised bread, the Egyptians understood the value of having leavened bread part of their lives. Bread was part of a daily diet in their lives, it was essential nourishment....   [tags: Ancient Civilizations ]
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The Deeper Meaning of Bread - People usually have a specific item that identifies their personality. It may certainly be more than one item. Whatever the case may be, that item(s) represents in part or in whole that certain individual. In the same way, every culture has something that identifies them. The item could be either a tangible or an abstract object so as long as it calls to mind the culture as soon as one sees it or after it is explained to them. For this project however, I have chosen a tangible artifact. The artifact that I have chosen is bread....   [tags: Culture]
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Bread and Puppet Theatre and the Audience - Bread and Puppet Theatre and the Audience The name of the Bread and Puppet Theatre hails from the custom of sharing freshly baked bread with the theatre visitors to symbolise that art should be an everyday ritual for everyone just like eating bread.` We give you a piece of bread with the puppet show because our bread and theatre belong together. For a long time the theatre arts have been separated from the stomach. Theatre was entertainment.` (Peter Schumann, Bread & Puppet official website). The foremost goal of this theatre is to raise feelings of sensitivity in the viewer and to outline what the terms 'good' and 'evil' mean, especially in political spheres....   [tags: Theatre, Drama, Art]
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How to Bake Colonial Bread - Introduction Crisp, brown, delicious -- these all describe the sensation of bread, a food that has managed to survive throughout time. Thought to be created more than 7000 years ago, bread has played a role as a staple food from the Ancient Egyptians to the people of today. Bread is now used as a main food source that is eaten all over the world. Even in the midst of the colonial times, colonists created bread as a main food product in their time....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How-To Essay]
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Panera Bread - The legacy of Panera Bread began in 1981 as Au Bon Pain Co., It was founded by the two friends Louise Kane and Ron Shaich. Panera’s bakery cafes are located in 44 states over the U.S. as well Ontario, Canada. In May 1999, all of Au Bon Pain Co., Inc.'s business units were sold, with the exception of Panera Bread, and the company was renamed Panera Bread. Since those transactions were completed, the company's stock has grown thirteen-fold and over $1 billion in shareholder value has been created....   [tags: Franchise, Growth, Restaurant]
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The Panera Bread Company: A Case Study - Panera Bread Company Background The Panera Bread Company began in 1981 as Au Bon Pain Co., Inc. Founded by Ron Shaich and Louis Kane, the company thrived along the east coast of the United States and internationally throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s and became the dominant operator within the bakery-café category. In the early 1990’s, Saint Louis Bread company, a chain of 20 bakery-cafes were acquired by the Au Bon Pain Co. Following this purchase, the company redesigned the newly acquired company and increased unit volumes by 75%....   [tags: business, financial analysis, marketing strategy]
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Experiencing Panera Bread - Did you know Panera Bread is one of the fastest growing franchises in America (Panera Bread Franchise). The restaurant must have great qualities for people of all kinds to love it as much as they do. Visiting Panera Bread I had an awesome experience mainly because of its physical environment. Panera Bread has a great environment which is ideal for encouraging consistent business. Panera Bread’s atmosphere is enjoyable. The employees and the managers keep the restaurant clean at all times. When I walked into the restaurant for the first time there were visible employees wiping off the table and sweeping....   [tags: franchises in america, restaurants] 854 words
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Panera Bread Company - “A loaf of bread in every arm” is the mission statement of Panera Bread Company (Vincelette & Fogarty, 2010, p.1). Panera started as a small bakery under the name Au Bon Pain and grew to one of the largest fast food service companies in the U.S. In 2008 they had the 5th overall rating in the restaurant industry. “Panera Bread is widely recognized for driving the nationwide trend for specialty breads” (Panera Bread, 2011). Company Timeline Over $3 million in debt and preparing to file for bankruptcy Kane partnered with Ronald Shaich....   [tags: Business Analysis ]
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Panera Bread Company - Synopsis Panera Bread Company is an intriguing business operation that came to be an exceptional “fast casual” restaurant through observing, learning, acquiring, and divesting of unprofitable assets. Panera’s history began when Pavailler, a French oven manufacturer, opened a demonstration bakery in Boston by the name of Au Bon Pain in 1976. In 1978 an adventure capitalist by the name of Louis Kane purchased Au Bon Pain. Kane had great aspirations for expanding Au Bon Pain, but had little success....   [tags: restaurant, Au Bon Pain, management, Louis Kane]
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Panera Bread Company - Synopsis Panera Bread Company is a national bakery-cafe with locations across the US and Canada. Panera bread prides itself on selling breads, sandwiches, soups and salads. Panera grew out of a company called Au Bon Pain which was a demonstration bakery (Wheelen & Hunger, 2012, p. 32-2). Louis Kane purchased Au Bon Pain in 1978. From 1978 to 1981 he piled up $3 million in debt (Wheelen & Hunger, 2012, p. 32-2). Kiane who was ready to declare bankruptcy gained a new business partner, Ronald Shaich a recent Harvard graduate....   [tags: bankrupcy, breads, salads, coffee]
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Panera Bread Chain - 1. In the case it describes Panera Breads strategy is to aggressively expand its market presence in North America and to improve the quality of the dining experience for its customers. As for how Panera Bread is assessed within The Five Generic Competitive Strategies the group has determined they are a best cost provider. The best cost provider is deemed as a hybrid strategy combining both differentiation and best cost strategies to provide the best value for customers over fellow competitors. To make it different compared to other fast casual dining locations Panera Bread has made a wide variety of items on their menus available and established a superior dining environment....   [tags: SWOT Analysis] 705 words
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Marketing Strategy of the Panera Bread Company - ... Panera Bread can still utilize the concept of marketing by word of mouth but in a more directed manner—that is to be able to get key people influential enough to talk about the Panera Bread Bakery and café experience and to talk about it where many people can hear (e.g. TV, Radio, Print, and even internet advertisement). The purpose of getting endorsers is to make the Panera Bread café experience relatable to a lot of people. This likewise opens the opportunity to broaden the market of people that the company caters to....   [tags: business analysis]
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Case Study: Panera Bread Company - According to the Panera Bread website (2011), the company mission is simply “A loaf of bread in every arm.” (para 7). Panera Bread Company is a bakery-café that serves specialty sandwiches, gourmet soups, and sweet treats. The founders of Panera, Shaich and Kane, have consistently developed the company around a strategy of growth. The Shaich and Kane initially operated Au Bon Pain; a bakery served large urban areas. Seeking to extend into other markets, the pair obtained St. Louis Bread Company, seeing the benefits of acquiring an already established enterprise....   [tags: business case model, restaurant, solution]
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Natural Preservatives in Bread and How Quickly They Mold - This experiment was preformed in order to figure out which of four different samples of bread containing three different variables grew the most amount of bread over a one-week period. In kitchens across America, and every other country across the world there is the issue of fast-molding homemade bread. Since these homemade breads have little to no chemical or otherwise preservatives within them, they tend to mold many times faster than average store bought bread. Why cook homemade bread some may ask....   [tags: household kitchen experiments]
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The Success Story of Sourdough Bread and LaBrea Bakery - Nancy Silverton was 18, studying liberal arts at California State University in Sonoma when she began cooking in a vegetarian kitchen in her dorm. When she realized this was her passion, she apprenticed at a small California restaurant and went on to Le Cordon Bleu in London. She came back to LA and became an assistant pastry chef at a place called Michaels restaurant in Santa Monica CA. At Michaels, she knew her passion was pastry and returned to Le Notre Culinary Institute in France, to become more skilled at pastries....   [tags: Nancy Silverton, women chefs]
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Panem et Circense : Blood, Bread, and Battle - The Coliseum is really cool place to look at. The Coliseum was finished around 80 A.D.; it took 10 whole years to build it. It is made of marble and limestone. Within the Coliseum they had seat around the edging of the building. It could seat about 45,000 – 50,000 people in it. People would gather to the coliseum to watch Gladiators swing swords to kill each other to death. They also came to watch warriors kill animals in the arena, and to watch animals attack each other. Along with all of the fighting, people were able to receive free food at the coliseum....   [tags: Entertainment ]
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