Underground Baking Company is Hendersonville's first artisan bakery, serving freshly baked breads and pastries using 100% organic NC milled grains. The bakery is located in the historic 7th Avenue district downtown. Co-owners Lisa Hoffman and Matthew Hickman opened Underground Baking Co. in 2009 after working as pastry chefs at top resorts and restaurants across the country. Their hope is to bring you honest bread and high quality treats in a cozy atmosphere.
PHONE: (828) 674-7494
Fall 2015-Winter 2016 Hours:
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 3 pm Thursday: 8:30 am - 3 pm Friday: 8:30 am - 3pm
Every day we offer a delicious assortment of pastries, including scones, muffins, brownies, bars and cookies. On Saturdays, in addition to our daily assortment, we offer specialty pastries such as eclairs, hand made croissants, bread pudding and more!
(Note: We do not accept online or e-mail orders at this time.)
What People Are Saying About Us
We're committed to quality here at Underground and appreciate when people take notice of our hard work. Below you'll find links to recent articles on our bakery, as well as comments about us on popular review sites.
JULY 2013 - Our business will be featured in a quarterly magazine this summer. Stay tuned for which one!
MAY 2013 - We were awarded the 2013 Environmental Stewardship Award from the Environmental and Conservation Organization of Henderson County. We were recognized for using compostable and recycled packaging, minimizing our waste and locally sourcing our flour. Full article here!
FEB. 2013 - A giant article on our bakery's commitment to local wheat and using traditional artisan bread-making methods was featured in the Sunday edition of the Times-News. If you ever wanted to learn more about what makes our bakery tick, read this article.
JAN. 2012 - We want to thank Henderson County local officials and the kind people at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. for inviting us to cater their official press conference announcing their east coast expansion in our county. Check out the Times-News article on Sierra Nevada here. Below is a picture of our catering table courtesy of Mountain Xpress.
OCT. 2011 - Our brezels (Bavarian-style soft pretzels) recently made the front page of the Hendersonville Times-News. Check out the article with Matthew's picture and more info on the Oktoberfest event we were at.