Hand forged artisan bread

We are open Wednesday-Friday, 7am-5pm; Sat/Sun: 7am-3pm in Evanston. We are open Wednesday-Friday, 7:30am-4pm; Sat/Sun: 7:30am-1pm in Libertyville. We are closed Mondays and Tuesdays at both locations. Want to join our team? Scroll down for more info on current job openings at both locations.

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Hewn in the News, Employment Opportunities and Current Protocols & Procedures

Hewn in the News:  Food & Wine magazine featured Hewn as one of the Best Bakeries in America and in the article The Best Bread in Every State. Hewn was listed among the Best Bread Bakeries at the Food Network, and as one of the Best Bakeries in Chicago by Thrillist. 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.”  Click here to watch  Steve Dolinsky’s recent segment on the bakery on NBC5 Chicago.  To learn more about our expansion to Libertyville, click here.

Take & Bake Instructions:

Morning Buns

Brie en Croute

Employment Opportunities:

Please visit our Culinary Agents page for open positions.

Protocols and Procedures:

Our retail store is open Wednesday through Friday, 7 am-5 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 7 am-3 pm in Evanston.  Our Libertyville hours are Wednesday-Friday, 7am-4pm; Saturday & Sunday, 7:30am-1pm.  If you would like to place a pre-order, visit our online store.  Online ordering is only available for our Evanston Bakehouse. Once we receive your order, you will be invoiced through Square.  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 for both locations through TOCK.

We are not accepting Wildcard discounts at this time. Also, we have discontinued our frequent bread buyer cards until further notice.

Revised COVID Protocols as of 9/1/22:

  • Our staff is vaccinated.  Masks are optional.
  • We are using contactless payment for all transactions and we no longer accept cash.
  • Our benches are now available inside the store for customers to sit while waiting for their 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.

Helping Ukraine:

Please consider supporting Good Bread From Good People bakery in Ukraine.  To learn more, click here.

 

 

Daily Specials

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

Wed

Country

Blonde Country

Whole Wheat Seeded

Garlic Parmesan

Spelt

 

Hewn Potato Rosemary Bread

Thu

Country

Blonde Country

Whole Wheat Seeded

Evanston Red

Cheddar

 

Hewn Picholine Olive Bread

Fri

Country

Blonde Country

Whole Wheat Seeded

Turkey Red

Picholine Olive

 

Sat

Country

Blonde Country

Whole Wheat Seeded

Caramelized Onion Rye

Spelt

Hewn Cranberry Walnut Bread

Sun

Country

Blonde Country

Whole Wheat Seeded

Cranberry Walnut

Evanston Red

Rye with Oats

 

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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 Evanston and Libertyville communities.

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Whether you’re looking for lunch, a quick coffee break or simply enjoy the smell of freshly baked bread, we’d love to see you!

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