Being ‘Uniquely Authentic’ is Ben’s Promise to You.

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To Ben Sachse, the village baker’s Head Chef and Proprietor, being ‘uniquely authentic’ means relying on years of his classical culinary training to blend his youthful passion with locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients to create quintessentially modern Australian breads, pastries, pies, desserts and celebration cakes. This isn’t just Ben’s promise to his customers; this is how Ben sees his place in the global fraternity of independent artisan bakers.

Ben’s contemporary, yet respectful interpretation of classic recipes, European influences and centuries-old traditions result in the creation of unique baked goods that not only earn him critical praise and accolades, but continue to delight loyal fans and attract new customers.

To Ben, a word-of-mouth referral is the highest compliment a humble baker can receive – thus fuelling his unwavering commitment to produce ‘uniquely authentic’ treats for your pleasure. We trust that you too can taste the difference Ben’s passion makes, in every delicious mouthful.

Ben’s most prized award?

“World’s Best Dad” coffee mug – Awarded by his two lovely daughters

Ben’s other notable mentions include:

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2014 Royal Adelaide Show - 1st Prize Best Vanilla Slice
2014 Royal Adelaide Show - 3rd Prize Best Christmas Pudding
2014 Royal Adelaide Show - 3rd Prize Best Artisan Bread - Rye Sourdough
2014 The Advertiser Best Pie in SA Awards - No 2 - Lamb Shank Pie

2013 Royal Adelaide Show – Best Christmas Pudding (Trophy)
2013 Royal Adelaide Show – Highest Mark in Christmas Lines (Trophy)
2013 Royal Adelaide Show – 2nd Prize Traditional Vanilla Slice
2012 Royal Adelaide Show – 2nd Prize Traditional Beef Mince Pie
2012 Royal Adelaide Show – 3rd Prize Traditional Fruit Finger Buns
2011 Royal Adelaide Show – Best Gourmet Meat Pie (Trophy)
2011 Royal Adelaide Show – 3rd Prize Traditional Beef Mince Pie
2011 Royal Adelaide Show – 3rd Prize Traditional Sausage Roll
2010 Royal Adelaide Show – Best Artisan Bread (White Sourdough) (Trophy)
2010 Royal Adelaide Show – Highest Mark in Bread (Trophy)
2010 Royal Adelaide Show – 2nd Prize Traditional Fruit Finger Buns
2010 Royal Adelaide Show – 3rd Prize Gourmet Meat Pie
2010 Royal Adelaide Show – 3rd Prize Traditional Vanilla Slice
2009 Royal Adelaide Show – Best Bakery Lunch (Trophy)
2003 The Sauce Restaurant – Best Modern Australian, South Australian Restaurant and Catering Association