Relying on traditional skills and methods, The Bretzel Bakery has long been synonymous with excellence, its secret residing in the quality of ingredients used and the passion of its bakers who hand make all of our delicious, mouth-watering breads daily.
Our Baking Team
Working throughout the night to ensure Dublin and the wider area have fresh bread daily, our skilled team of bakers and pastry chefs are hard at it whilst most of us are all still tucked up in bed, dreaming of lovely loaves, buttery pastries and hot scones fresh out of the oven.
Our Delivery Team
Our crack team of packers and delivery drivers hit the road in our fleet of Bretzel vans at 5am every morning, delivering fresh bread and baked good to over 120 outlets in Dublin and beyond.
Our Café Team
Patrycja, Raminta, Dorota, Silja and Ciara are our café team – always happy, smiling and willing to share their expert knowledge on all things bread related, our café team are pleased to make you feel at home, whilst you enjoy freshly ground coffee, choice of teas with a delicious sandwich. Anna, our confectioner is responsible for the lovely smells in our cafe.
William Despard - Managing Director
Owner of the Bretzel for the last 15 years, William is a passionate bread enthusiast who is committed to developing new Real Bread products while ensuring that traditional Bretzel favourites are delivered with consistent quality to new and existing clients.
Dymphna O'Brien - Operations/Finance Manager
Dymphna brings her extensive experience of management in a medium sized bakery to The Bretzel. A key recent achievements is getting Bretzel certified for the Q mark and then nominated for a Q award: the only Artisan Bakery ever nominated; another is getting the Bretzel fully HACCP compliant. Dymphna oversees the corporate and operational aspects of The Bretzel.
Barbara Stone - Office Manager
One of the longest serving members of The Bretzel team, Barbara oversees the day to day operations of the office. A key recent achievement is the implementation of our new cloud based online ordering system. Barbara also coordinates the Bretzel education programme from internships to transition year visits.
Patrycja Pochodaj - Admin
Patrycja divides her time between the shop and the office, providing an important link between the two. Patrycja handles POs, invoicing, customer orders and queries with maximum efficiency.
Wieslaw Drabik - Logistics Manager
Wieslaw ensures the reliable and timely delivery of your bread, pastries and cakes. He is responsible for bakery maintenance and our fleet of vans while also considering the environment both within and outside the bakery.
Siân Lewis-Wilmot - Business Development & Marketing
Siân oversees The Bretzel social media presence and all marketing related activities, including the introduction of new products. She also works with existing customers, building solid partnerships in the food service and retail business. Sian is a point of contact for using our cloud based ordering system.
1a Lennox Street, Portobello,
Tel: 01 475 9445
Unit 1a, Greenmount Industrial Estate,
Tel: 01 475 2724