Bakery-cafe chains turn up the heat on dinner, catering

Bakery-cafe chains turn up the heat on dinner, catering

Bakery-cafes, stung in the past year by steep wheat commodity inflation, are finding silver linings in the economic clouds as they regain their footing and broaden their appeal to regular and new customers who increasingly are trading down from full-service restaurants.

Such chains as Panera Bread, Au Bon Pain, Atlanta Bread and

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