1 hr 7 min

John Gerlach, bagel baker at Fill A Bagel and owner of Hemlock Bread in Jenkintown, PA Rise Up! The Baker Podcast with Mark Dyck

    • Food

John Gerlach's family owned a bakery but John was convinced he would not be following in his dad's footsteps.  But eventually, he found his way back to the dough, first as a bagel baker and more recently baking his own bread on days off for a growing list of happy customers.

In this episode, Mark and John dig into New York bagels in Pennsylvania, coming back to baking after early resistance, his plans for Hemlock Bread once his new oven arrives and the opportunities to collaborate on his own street.

John Gerlach's family owned a bakery but John was convinced he would not be following in his dad's footsteps.  But eventually, he found his way back to the dough, first as a bagel baker and more recently baking his own bread on days off for a growing list of happy customers.

In this episode, Mark and John dig into New York bagels in Pennsylvania, coming back to baking after early resistance, his plans for Hemlock Bread once his new oven arrives and the opportunities to collaborate on his own street.

1 hr 7 min