Rockin' Baker cooks up recipe for employees to find job success

Posted: September 17, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Daymara Baker (left), owner of the Rockin' Bakery, separates eggs with Cynthia Shaver, bakery assistant.

When you walk into the cozy space that is Rockin' Baker, located in Fayetteville just south of the Northwest Arkansas Mall at 3761 N. Mall Ave., it's the heavenly aroma that hits you first. Owner and operator Daymara Baker and her crew bake fresh loaves of cleverly named breads ("The Grateful Dead" and "Butterfield Trail Mix" sourdough) starting at the crack of dawn each morning. Look around, and you'll see beautiful cafe tables handmade by Baker's husband out of aged cherry from his native Mountainburg. Original art hangs on the wall -- a still life (featuring a beautiful loaf of bread, of course) created by Baker and a series of paintings by a local artist, which are also for sale. Delicious looking bread, salads, sandwiches and cookies fill the glass cases.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Daymara Baker, owner of the Rockin’ Baker, displays some of her baked goods inside her bakery in Fayetteville. V...

How to Help<

Have breakfast or lunch, Tuesday through Saturday, at Rockin’ Baker, 3761 N. Mall Ave.

Find out more about volunteering, sponsoring, or partnering with Rockin’ Baker by calling 313-6767

Donate so that Daymara Baker can expand her operations and hire more employees at www.rockinbakeracademy.org

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