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Cleaner Extraordinaire Needed!

Cleaner Extraordinaire Needed!

Cakebread Artisan Bakery and Hot Chocolates is looking for a part-time cleaner extraordinaire. The position would be suitable for someone with experience and knowledge of the cleaning industry (WHMIS, safety standards, etc.). This is a physically demanding position that involves some heavy lifting, working under pressure, multitasking.
Tasks include (but not limited to) assisting bakers with a variety of tasks as required, floor care, laundry, lifting items up to 50 pounds, washing dishes, emptying garbage and recycling. While team work is a given, there are some shifts that require an ability to work alone.
We need a person who takes great pride in a job well done, works efficiently and would like to be an enthusiastic member of our team. A benefits package is available.
Resumes outlining experience including references can be submitted at Cakebread Artisan Bakery on 5th Street in Courtenay. (Attention: Ian Harris).
Please note: ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
368 5th St
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Closed New Year's Day.

Closed New Year's Day.

We are so excited to welcome in 2019! Pop in on December 31st to stock up on sweets, treats and a special bake of artisan baguettes in the Bakery! We hope you ring in 2019 safely, with delicious food and wonderful people. See you all January 2nd, when regular hours resume. Happy New Year! Thank you for giving us such an amazing 2018.
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Closure for Chistmas & Boxing Day

Closure for Chistmas & Boxing Day

We will be giving our fantastic, hardworking, amazing staff a break starting at 4pm on Christmas Eve. We look forward to seeing you and your visiting family and friends when we all return on Thursday, December 27th (8am - 5:30pm). Happy Holiday!!!
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Extended shopping hours in-store!

Extended shopping hours in-store!

For your convenience we have extended our shopping hours at our 5th Street, Downtown Courtenay location this week. Additionally our sister company, Cakebread Artisan Bakery will be offering a full bread bake on Saturday, Sunday and Christmas Eve Monday. From foodie gifts to handcrafted chocolate truffles, we have a little something for all your loved ones this holiday season.
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New Truffle!

New Truffle!

Meet the Fiercemild, for the true chocolate lover. Delicious, creamy, lightly salted 43.5% Venezuelan milk chocolate centre in a hand-dipped 70% Arauca Colombian dark chocolate outer. Finished with cacao nib and Maldon sea salt.  Available now in-store and online in our Choose Your Own Truffles option. This is chocolate decadence at its best.
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CLOSED for Remembrance Day

CLOSED for Remembrance Day

The shop will be CLOSED for both Sunday, November 11th and Monday, November 12th. Lest We Forget.
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Proud Recipients of the Certificate of Excellence

Proud Recipients of the Certificate of Excellence

We are once again the recipient of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence! Thank you so much for taking the time review us!
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Visiting the Comox Valley soon?

Visiting the Comox Valley soon?

"When I step off the ferry and onto Vancouver Island I’m awash by a sense of relief. Pushing north of Nanaimo my sister and I travel along a scenic coastal byway. Taking the ‘slow road’ I feel the hustle of my city routine fade away; life here seems so grounded." - Jennifer Hubbert

Coming for a quick visit or spending a few weeks exploring the Island, be sure to try ticking off a few adventures from this list:

https://www.bcmag.ca/50-things-to-do-in-the-comox-valley/

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Hoarding Hare Winner Announced

Hoarding Hare Winner Announced

The Hoarding Hare egg counting contest winner has been announced!

Marilyn Maxwell is our 2018 winner for the annual Easter contest. Marilyn tell us she had popped in the previous Saturday to enjoy a little outing and pick up her husband a piece of cake from Cakebread Artisan Bakery. Seeing the contest in the window, she jotted down her winning guess and went on to enjoy her day. We are so pleased that she did! Only 1 egg off, she won our largest chocolate bunny, Paul Bunnyan (24 inches of semi-solid Belgium chocolate), retail valued of $149. Congratulations Marilyn, it was a such a pleasure to have you as our winner!

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The 'Hoarding Hare' has been spotted!

The 'Hoarding Hare' has been spotted!

Help catch this fugitive by counting his cache in our front display window!
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