Employee Interview: Rachel Zach

How long have you been working at the bakery? 4 years. I started working as an unpaid intern at the age of 16, and then got hired as a paid employee after 2 or 3 weeks.

What is your favorite part about working at the bakery? My coworkers and wedding season, because this means cake decorating and rad trips with Sarah.

What is your favorite item to bake at the bakery?  Scones because they’re easy, cakes because they’re fun.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?  Watching The Bachelor with my fellow bakers at Sarah Jo & Michael’s, being outdoors and traveling.

What's your favorite local business?  The Main Grain Bakery and Assembly.

What is the most interesting thing you’ve learned from working at the bakery?  The math for the sourdough builds.

Favorite memory at the bakery?  When Sarah and I delivered wedding cakes to Milwaukee, went shopping at Anthropologie, and had dinner in the Third Ward. Also, the time Sarah and I were trying to put a three-tiered wedding cake in the fridge and almost dropped it because we were laughing.

Any plans for the future? At the bakery or otherwise.  Graduate from UWSP with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry, and continue working at the bakery!