GeoMarketing reports that Panera Bread has begun accepting orders via the Google Assistant voice assistant technology.

According to the story, “Panera Bread is one of the first national restaurant chains to begin offering voice-activated ordering and payment through Google Assistant.
The voice-activated ordering is currently available in Panera’s hometown of St. Louis and (naturally enough) at its six locations in the Silicon Valley area. A full rollout of voice ordering is expected to come to all of Panera’s 2,000-plus U.S. locations by the end of the year, the company says.”