Archive for July, 2009

George

George

George is another one of our summer “kids” out on Long Island.  A surfer from Connecticut (really?!) who wandered into the bakery last Spring inquiring about work. 

Name:  George McGinniss

 

What’s your sign:  Scorpio

 

Where did you grow up?  Connecticut

 

What is your favorite color?  White

 

What is your favorite thing at the bakery?  Cookies (All of them)

 

Cat or Dog?  Catog

 

If you could be a cookie package, where would you want to be shipped?  To the body of George McGinniss

 

What smells best when it is in the oven?  Cookies

 

Chocolate chip walnut or chocolate chocolate chip?  Both, as long as milk is nearby

 

What is your favorite song played at the bakery?  In the Waiting Line – Garden State Soundtrack

 

What is your least favorite song played at the bakery?  Jason Mraz

 

If you could be one thing in the bakery, what would you be and why?  A rolling pin, because I could just rolllll along

 

Make a statement that defines you.  I am George am I.

Emily P

Sometimes it seems that to work at Levain Bakery you must have a certain name.  ie Alexis, Emily, etc.  Right now we have three Emily’s!

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Name:  Emily

 

What’s your sign:  Leo

 

Where did you grow up?  New Jersey

 

What is your favorite color?  I go back and forth between blue and green

 

What is your favorite thing at the bakery?  Pizzas

 

Cat or Dog?  Dog

 

If you could be a cookie package, where would you want to be shipped?  Anywhere in Tuscany

 

What smells best when it is in the oven?  Sour cream coffee cake

 

Chocolate chip walnut or chocolate chocolate chip?  Chocolate chip walnut

 

What is your favorite song played at the bakery?  Ragged Wood by Fleet Fox

 

What is your least favorite song played at the bakery?  The bakery only plays good music.

 

If you could be one thing in the bakery, what would you be and why?  The big mixer – it can do anything.

 

Make a statement that defines you.  “Don’t sweat the small stuff.”

Michaela

Michaela recently graduated from High School and is getting ready to head off to college in the fall.  But first she will spend the summer with us in Wainscott learning a bit about about baking.  

Michaela

Name:  Michaela Fitzgerald

 

What’s your sign:  Cancer

 

Where did you grow up?  Shoreham, New York

 

What is your favorite color?  Yellow

 

What is your favorite thing at the bakery?  Chocolate chip brioche

 

Cat or Dog?  Dog

 

If you could be a cookie package, where would you want to be shipped?  California

 

What smells best when it is in the oven?  Pizza

 

Chocolate Chip Walnut or Chocolate Chocolate Chip?  Chocolate chocolate chip

 

What is your favorite song played at the bakery?  Marching Bands in Manhattan – Death Cab for Cutie

 

What is your least favorite song played at the bakery?  Don’t have one yet.

 

If you could be one thing in the bakery, what would you be and why?  Chocolate chip brioche because it is amazing.

 

Make a statement that defines you.  Live.  Laugh. Love.  🙂

Happy Independence Day!

We hope that everyone is enjoying this beautiful July 4th and wanted to share one of our favorite customers, Miss Tallulah, celebrating the day!

Little Miss Independence

Mariko

It is now, really, offically summer, no matter what the weather. 

Happy Independence Day! 

Our crew has arrived in Wainscott for the summer!  Once again we have a great, interesting mix.  The eldest daughter of one of our oldest friends!  (Hard to imagine.)  A friend of hers, the daughter of another nearby business owner, a college guy who summers nearby, and a teenager who we’ve watched grow up with the Wainscott shop.  All along with our resident artist, of course, Aurelio, who is back.  We’ll take a few weeks and introduce them, ideally before summer is over!

 Mariko

We’ll start this week with Mariko, who was born in Osaka, Japan, grew up in Massachusetts and goes to college in Colorado.

 

Name:  Mariko Blakely

 

What’s your sign:  Aquarius

 

Where did you grow up?  Born in Osaka, Grew up in Massachusetts

 

What is your favorite color?  Purple

 

What is your favorite thing at the bakery?  The Bug!

 

Cat or Dog?  Cat

 

If you could be a cookie package, where would you want to be shipped?  North Pole – Santa loves cookies!

 

What smells best when it is in the oven?  Banana chocolate chip bread

 

Chocolate chip walnut or chocolate chocolate chip?  Chocolate chip walnut

 

What is your favorite song played at the bakery?  Suddenly I see – K.T. Tunstall

 

What is your least favorite song played at the bakery?  Heaven is on its way.

 

If you could be one thing in the bakery, what would you be and why?  Rustic fruit tart because it is super colorful.

 

Make a statement that defines you.  Carpe Diem


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