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

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Press Democrat Readers’ Choice Best Bakery 2016, 2015, 2014
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 our St. Honore Room.

Our most recent awards, medals and trophies include:


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


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, French Macaroon – Raspberry


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



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,


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


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


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


Costeaux family bakery prepares transition, North Bay Business Journal


Retail Bakery of the Year, Modern Baking Magazine


NorthWest Airlines Magazine


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