Food & Drink

Meet Joe from Bakers Delight

Tell us about your store:
Bakers Delight Ocean Keys bakes bread fresh every morning to ensure our customers get the best quality products that they can. Each customer is greeted by our extremely friendly staff that are always super happy to help out in any way they can. 


What is your position at Bakers Delight and how big is your team?
I am the franchise owner and have a great team of 17 sales staff and 3 bakers that all work extremely hard and I'm very proud of!

What are your most popular items right now?
Our new raspberry and coconut scone is currently flying out the door and as always, our Hi-fibre Lo-GI loaf remains our best selling bread. 


What is the most unusual or funny request you've had from a customer?
We always have a little giggle when we are asked if we can make the hot cross buns without the cross!


How long have you been in the food industry and what inspired you to choose this career?
I have been in the food industry since 2008 and a baker for 7 years before deciding that I wanted to own my own bakery.  


What is the best part about your job?
Meeting so many new people each day as well as getting to know all of our regular customers. 

When you're not busy at the store, what do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to spend my free time with my family. 

What makes Ocean Keys Shopping Centre a great part of the Community?
It's great seeing Ocean Keys get involved with the community such as the mall walking group that occurs some mornings as well as seeing some shops participate in "quiet hour" to help with sensory overload.