The Baker and the Cakemaker, Inc. is an artisan bread bakery and cafe that provides Placer County and surrounding areas with quality handcrafted artisan bread and pastries using organic flours, and top quality seeds, grains and nuts.


Owners, Nathan and Alice Shreve, are a husband and wife team who trained at The Culinary Institute of America. They have chosen to live in Auburn to enjoy the high quality life that Placer County has to offer. Nathan is the main force behind the bakery. He is hands on with the day to day production, from mixing the dough to the shaping and baking. Alice runs the pastry department, and the marketing and development side of the bakery.