bakery staff

    lauren

    assistant bakery manager

    NICKNAME:  Lo
    CURRENT FAVORITE BAND:
     The Starting Line & Alt-J
    EDUCATION
    :  BS in Dietetics from MSU & Baking + Pastry Certification @ SICE
    WHY DO YOU LOVE BAKING:  I love the ritual & anticipation of the final product.
    MOST EMBARRASSING FOOD MOMENT:  I was carrying part of a wedding cake out of the kitchen to serve to guests and a bee landed on my tray. I panicked and dropped the whole tray in front of everyone 🙁
    SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT LAUREN THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW:  I am deathly scared of bees and have a weird infatuation with plastic silverware.

     

        kyle

        head baker

        SIGN: Virgo?
        FAVORITE BAND:  The Smith Street Band
        EDUCATION:  Associate in English @ GRCC
        FAVORITE BOOK:  Night Film by Marish Pessl
        THE BEST THING ABOUT GRAND RAPIDS:  “The coffee / Kombucha / Beer around town.”
        WHY DO YOU LOVE BAKING:  “Yeast and it’s various activities.”
        SOMETHING INTERESTING ABOUT KYLE THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW:  “Clueless is probably by favorite movie.”

            kayla

            baker

            SIGN:  Gemini
            EDUCATION:  Baking & Pastry Arts @ GRCC
            WHY DO YOU LOVE BAKING:  I love that the simplest of ingredients come together to create something beautiful.
            MOST EMBARRASSING FOOD MOMENT:  I was stacking crates of soft fruit on a cart and managed to knock it all down. There were peaches, plums, and nectarines rolling all over the store!
            FIVE YEARS FROM NOW I WILL:  I have NO idea what I’ll be doing in 5 years, and that’s the best part!
            BEST THING ABOUT FIELD & FIRE:  They care about every ingredient that goes in their products, assuring that the end result is amazing!

                alex

                baker

                SIGN:  Taurus
                EDUCATION:  GRCC and World Wide Opportunties On Organic Farms (WOOFF)
                NICKNAME:  Beercroft
                CURRENT FAVORITE BAND:  Polish Ambassador (changes regularly)
                BEST THING ABOUT GRAND RAPIDS: The community of heart-open humans and all the nearby hiking.
                BEST THING ABOUT WORKING AT FIELD & FIRE: Truly learning a craft in a way that values the art of bread making and the knowledge that goes into it.

                    ally

                    baker

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                        anastasia

                        retail staff

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