Hand forged artisan bread

Currently, we are open for both online pre-order pick-up and same-day walk-in sales. Our hours for walk-in sales are Tuesday through Friday, 7 am-6 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 7am-3pm. We are closed Mondays. Online orders require 2 days' notice. Please scroll down for more information, or click the "Shop Now" button on the upper right hand side of your screen to place an online order. Want to join our team? Scroll down for more info on current job openings at Hewn.

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Hewn in the News, Employment Opportunities and Covid-19 Protocols & Procedures

Hewn in the News:  Click here to listen to our recent interview on the WBBM Noon Business Hour.  Click here to read Midwest Living Magazine’s “Best of the Midwest.”  Food & Wine magazine mentioned Hewn as one of the Best Bakeries in America.  Hewn was listed among the Best Bread Bakeries at the Food Network.

Employment Opportunities:  We are hiring for several positions.  A cover letter and resume are required to apply for all positions.  Click the link(s) to learn more, or visit our Culinary Agents page for the most updated information about our openings.  Please note that we are not hiring for seasonal/summer staff.

Front of House/Wholesale Delivery (Currently part-time with potential for full-time)

Savory Chef/Sandwich Maker (Full-Time, hourly position with benefits)

Protocols and Procedures:

Currently, we are offering both same-day/walk-up sales and online pre-order contactless pick-up outside of the store.  Our retail store is open Tuesday through Friday, 7 am-6 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 7 am-3 pm. Follow the guidelines posted outside of the store to enter.  Online pre-orders can be picked up between 8 am – 5 pm Tuesday through Friday and 8am-3pm Saturday and Sunday.  If you would like to place a pre-order, visit our online store.  Once we receive your order, you will be invoiced through Square.  Online orders can be picked up at the east door of the bakery.  Walk-in customers should enter at the west door.

Online Pre-Orders must be placed two days ahead of time.  So, if you place your order Thursday, it will be ready for you on Saturday.  We are no longer accepting phone orders.

Special holiday items can be ordered through TOCK.

All customers who are not vaccinated are still required to wear a mask or face covering. Please follow the posted instructions outside the store prior to entering.

We are not accepting Wildcard discounts at this time. Also, we are unable to punch frequent bread buyer cards until further notice.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate through these challenging times.

Revised COVID Protocols as of 6/11/21:

  • Our staff is vaccinated.  Customers who are not vaccinated are still required to wear face masks at all times.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Our plexiglass has been removed from the front counter area.
  • All walk-in customers enter through the west door and exit through the middle door.
  • High-touch surfaces are disinfected frequently throughout the day.
  • We are using contactless payment for all transactions and we are still not accepting cash until further notice.
  • You may now enjoy sitting on our benches and enjoying a bite to eat while you wait for your coffee.

We continue to monitor federal and local guidelines related to the pandemic.  If you would like to learn more about our COVID-19 preparedness plan and prevention protocol, please reach out to Julie Matthei.

Note that our new location is 1733 Central Street. Our Dempster St. location is now closed.  

We wish you and your family good health.

Daily Specials

Our bread selection rotates daily and consists of our country loaf, blonde country loaf, whole wheat, whole wheat seeded and rotating specialty loaves. They are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please note that this schedule is subject to change pending ingredient availability and/or certain holidays or events.
Hewn Cheddar Bread

Tue

Country, Blonde Country

Whole Wheat, Whole Wheat Seeded

Cheddar

Spent Grain

Red Fife

Wed

Country, Blonde Country

Whole Wheat, Whole Wheat Seeded

Garlic Parmesan

Spelt

Rye

Hewn Potato Rosemary Bread

Thu

Country, Blonde Country

Whole Wheat, Whole Wheat Seeded

Red Fife

Potato Rosemary

Durum

Hewn Picholine Olive Bread

Fri

Country, Blonde Country

Whole Wheat, Whole Wheat Seeded

Caramelized Onion Rye

Turkey Red

Sprouted Buckwheat

*Picholine Olive currently unavailable

 

Sat

Country, Blonde Country

Whole Wheat, Whole Wheat Seeded

Polenta Pumpkin Seed

Midwest Blend

Holmenkollen Rye

Cinnamon Raisin

Hewn Cranberry Walnut Bread

Sun

Country, Blonde Country

Whole Wheat, Whole Wheat Seeded

Cranberry Walnut

Cinnamon Raisin

Red Fife

Rye

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Our story

Hewn is an independent, woman-owned bakery

In a time of big box stores and large chains, Hewn is a return back to a smaller, family owned and operated bakery. We value our team of bakers, pastry chefs and front staff, and we love being part of the vibrant and diverse community of Evanston.

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