Head baker extraordinaire Avery Ruzicka has transformed the Manresa Bread Project into ManresaBread, occupying a large new production plant in Los Gatos, a retail bakery near Manresa restaurant and more recently, another retail location in Los Altos. This article came out right before the Los Gatos retail shop opened.
The first spinoff of Michelin two-star Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos — ManresaBread — will open any day now. This ingredient-focused bakery will be offering the scrumptious artisan breads and unique pastries that have, until now, only been available in the restaurant and at a couple of farmers markets. The love child of talented young baker Avery Ruzicka, the operation is much like the restaurant, producing unique, hand-crafted, unusual items not usually found elsewhere. Read all about it on KQED’s Bay Area Bites blog here.