You can find Jocelyn & Cinta's Bake Shop in the new Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center at 150 Main Street in downtown Newport.
The Bakeshop is a MUST STOP for those relishing their sweet tooth. Blueberry muffins bursting with flavor - scones to die for. Fluffy pastries and pies that melt in your mouth with homemade deliciousness packed into every mouthwatering bite. Owners Jocelyn Bourassa and Cinta Aherns bring their own established product lines to the business.
“We do pretty much anything,” said Jocelyn. “If you think it, we can make it.”
Most recently, Cinta ran bakeries at the East Side Restaurant in Newport and Cinta’s Bake Shop in Derby, but for decades she's been known for her baking throughout the Northeast Kingdom. Four years ago, Vermont Life Magazine listed her as one of the top 10 best pie bakers.
Jocelyn got interested in baking while at the culinary program at the North Country Career Center. While in high school, she worked at the East Side Restaurant. From there she went to Johnson and Wales University, where she majored in Baking and Pastry Arts. Jocelyn worked at various inns including Shaker Village, where she was a pastry chef.
Whether you're looking for a tasty treat to go with your coffee or looking to take these scintillating flavors to a friend, a stop at Jocelyn & Cinta's Bake Shop - it's a habit you'll love getting into!
Because Jocelyn & Cinta source their grains and fruit locally as much as possible, they are proud participants in Newport City Renaissance Corporation's Newport. Fresh by Nature. program that connects local farms to downtown restaurants and establishments. The Bake Shop provides bread and crackers to Le Belvedere Restaurant in downtown Newport.