Archive for December, 2009

Meet the Crew: Hollie

Name:  Hollie MatlinHollie

What’s your sign?  Scorpio 

Where are you from originally?  Philadelphia, PA 

How long have you lived in New York City?  19 years 

How long have you been working at Levain Bakery?  1 week

What brought you to NYC and the bakery?  I moved to NY with my family and came to the bakery because of the intoxicating sugar/butter/chocolate smell. 

What’s your favorite thing at the bakery:

To eat?  Pumpkin Spice Loaf 

To do?  Measure out 6 oz. of dough/ play with dough.

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

What smells the best when it’s in the oven?  Olive and Goat Cheese Pizza. 

If you could be one thing in the bakery, what would you be and why?  I would be a mixer, I’d get to play in everything. 

What’s your favorite song played at the bakery?  Anything by Abba.

Cat or Dog?  Dog

What’s your favorite color?  Blue

Meet the Crew: Francisco

Name:  Francisco Ventura

What’s your sign?  Virgo 

Where are you from originally?  Mexico

How long have you lived in New York City?  16 years

How long have you been working at Levain Bakery?  3 months

What brought you to NYC and the bakery?  Work.

What’s your favorite thing at the bakery:

To eat?  Cookies

To do?  Make cookies.

What smells the best when it’s in the oven?  Cookies.

Favorite cookie or other bakery item?  Bag of cookies.  Basket of cookies.

What’s your favorite song played at the bakery?  None of them.

Cat or Dog? Dog

What’s your favorite color?  White

Make a statement that best defines you:  “Limpio trabajado y honorable.”  “Clean, hardworking, and honest.”


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