Full Name
Chris Incorvati
Job Title
VP, IT & Guest Support
Company Name
Panera Bread
Speaker Bio
Chris Incorvati is the VP of IT & Guest Support for Panera Bread. In his current role he is responsible for all IT Support and the Guest Care customer service team. Chris has 30+ year of restaurant experience as an operator and information technology leader.

He Joined Panera Bread in 2018 as part of Panera’s acquisition of Au Bon Pain. At Au Bon Pain, Chris led the Café Systems & Help Desk teams. Chris Joined Au Bon Pain in March of 2013. Prior to joining Au Bon Pain, Chris was the head of technology for Legal Sea Foods. Chris led an award-winning team recognized for innovations in technology and customer engagement for use of wireless tableside ordering and payment solutions. In 2006 his team rolled out the first enterprise Point of Sale in the US and the first Ingenico Pay at Table devices in North America.

Chris brings a unique perspective to information technology with a strong background in restaurant operations. Chris was a general manager for Papa Gino’s Pizza and Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern. He is passionate about restaurant technology working to simplify operator and guest experiences.
Chris has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Westfield State College. He currently lives In Pacific Missouri.
Chris Incorvati