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Costeaux French Bakery Fact Sheet

 

Since 1923, our bakery has received numerous accolades and has been featured in many publications locally, nationally and internationally.

Accolades

Press Democrat Readers’ Choice Best Bakery 2014 -2016
Best Places to Work, North Bay Business Journal, 2011 – 2016
National Retail Bakery of the Year by Modern Baking Magazine, 2007
Top Manufacturer in the North Bay 2012
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Costeaux has won awards in the Sonoma County Harvest Fair Sweepstakes consistently since 1981 earning well over 100 gold medals many of which are on display in our bakery café. The lone gold medal awarded in 1981 is in the Costeaux St. Honore Room.

Our most recent awards, medals and trophies include:

2021

Sonoma County Harvest Fair Sweepstakes Bread Exhibitor of the Year
Best of Show Specialty Bread – Seeded Batard
Double Gold – Princess Cake, Mocha Florentine, Seeded Batard, Chocolate Croissant
Best of Show French Bread – Sour Boule
Gold – French Bread, Cinnamon Walnut Bread, Cheese Twist, Concha by Tia Maria

2016

Best of Show – French Bread EPI
Double Gold – French Baguette, Walnut Cinnamon Bread, Seeded
Gold Medal – Sour French, Ciabatta, Ancient Grain Boule, Artisan Rye Sliced, Multigrain

2015

Best of Show – Professional French Bread
Double Gold – Sour French, Sour Baguette, Ciabatta, Multi Grain Batard, Seeded Batard, Cinnamon Walnut Bread, French Macaroon
Gold – Sour Deli Roll, Boule, Raspberry French Macaroon

2014

Best of Show – Professional French Bread, Sour baguette
Double Gold – Sour Boule, Sour Baguette, Ciabatta, Multigrain batard, seeded batard, cranberry walnut, Chocolate Carmel Macadamia Nut Tart; Blackberry, Caramel & Strawberry Macaroons
Gold medal – EPI, Cinnamon Raisin, Morning Bun, Vanilla Bean French Macaroon

Press

2021

Countdown to Christmas: 24 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays Sonoma-Style, Sonoma Magazine
Where to Get the Best French Toast in Sonoma County, Sonoma Magazine
Experience the Essence of Europe in the Heart of Healdsburg, Napa Food Gal Travels
Healdsburg travel guide: three-day itinerary for wine lovers, Decanter
 Have a European Vacation Without Leaving the States, Arizona Foothills Magazine & Thrillist

2016

Where to go in Healdsburg, Napa Sonoma Magazine
6 Ways to Experience Sonoma, Toronto Star
5 Reasons to Escape to Healdsburg, California this Summer, Forbes
2016 Best Places to Work in the North Bay, North Bay Business Journal
98 Best Places to Work in the North Bay Named, North Bay Business Journal
6 Ways to Experience Sonoma, Toronto Star
Destination Restaurants Worth a Day Trip Out of San Francisco, San Francisco Chronicle
Newcomers, old favorites wine big at Sonoma County Harvest Fair, Press Democrat
Harvest Fair Names Winners of 2016 Professional Food Competition, Patch.com

2014

Costeaux Bakes in Corporate Discipline, Seven-Fold Growth, North Bay Business Journal
Olivers, Costeaux, Thai Time bit Harvest Fair Winners, Press Democrat

2012

Manufacturing Awards 2012: Special Foods: Costeaux French Bakery, North Bay Business Journal

2011

Sonoma Series Part Deux, LA Examiner
Best Places to Work in the North Bay, North Bay Business Journal

2010

Costeaux family bakery prepares transition, North Bay Business Journal

2009

Retail Bakery of the Year, Modern Baking Magazine

2008

NorthWest Airlines Magazine

2007

Costeaux uses donation as marketing tool, Modern Baking Magazine
Japan Wheat Club Magazine
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