Panera Game Day Spread

Simply Great Gatherings

Big wins for your game-day feasts.

Getting ready to watch the game? Before you spend hours in the kitchen, make a run for takeout or just open a few bags of chips, check out these recipes for game-day nibbles. Fair warning: you just might have to crank up the volume to hear the TV over all the “oohs” and “ahhs.”

For the ultimate eating experience, pair any of the dip recipes below with a Panera Sourdough Bread Bowl


Hot Broccoli Cheddar-Bacon Dip

What’s a party without hot, cheesy dip? This one kicks things off with our Broccoli Cheddar Soup, scores points with extra cheese and brings it all home with smoky bacon.

Autumn Squash Hummus

This inspired take on classic hummus featuring our fan-favorite Autumn Squash Soup might just steal the show during half-time.

Chicken Tortilla Dip

Grab your tortilla chips and cheer for this three-ingredient dip made with our Chicken Tortilla Soup. Just add cheese and you’re in for a win.

The easiest - and perhaps even most delicious - dip we have to offer is our Creamy Buttermilk Ranch Dressing + Dip for your veggies and wings to dip into, no prep needed.



Broccoli Cheddar Mac & Cheese Cups

The latest in our lip-smacking snack line-up, these bites feature our deliciously cheesy Broccoli Cheddar Mac & Cheese and are a clear winner. 

Tex Mex Spoonbread Bites

Just two ingredients and 15 minutes is all it takes to whip up these poppable bites. And it’s all thanks to our Chicken Tortilla Soup.

Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Bites

These bite-sized snacks featuring our Broccoli Cheddar Soup will have everyone cheering.



Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

Skip the wings and go for this cheesy combination of our Mac & Cheese and spicy buffalo chicken. It’s a combination of classic game-day flavors ready in just 5 mintues. Or, try our BBQ Chicken Ranch Mac & Cheese, guaranteed to score a touchdown with your taste buds.

Southwest Chorizo Mac & Cheese

More cheese? Yes, please. This time it’s our Mac & Cheese, spicy chorizo sausage, black beans and more southwestern ingredients that give this dish its kick.

Not in the mood to prepare a recipe? Just grab a bunch of our signature Mac & Cheese, add some accompaniments and set it up as a Mac & Cheese bar!



Chipotle Chicken and Ranch Flatbread

Ranch is for more than just dipping wings and veggies. This perfectly shareable flatbread drizzled with our Creamy Buttermilk Ranch Dressing + Dip makes for the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

Crispy Ranch Chicken Tenders

Always a favorite for the little ones, but also a sure-fire hit with the grown-ups, our Buttermilk Ranch adds extra flavor to the chicken and serves as a creamy-delicious dip as well.

Classic Cobb Salad

Ranch fans (and those favoring some greens on the table) will delight at this option, no matter which team scores. Made extra delicious with our Creamy Buttermilk Ranch Dressing + Dip.


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