SALT LAKE CITY — Kneaders Bakery & Café announced Tuesday that David Vincent, current Kneaders chief financial officer, assumed the role of president and CFO on July 1. Vincent will continue to work closely with the executive team and oversee the growth of Kneaders Bakery & Café as it continues to use only the highest-quality ingredients to create European hearth breads, delicious sandwiches, homemade pastries, hearty soups and refreshing salads across the Western United States.
“I am excited to continue my work with Kneaders Bakery & Café as President and CFO,” Vincent said. “I am committed to maintaining the high standards that we have established and eager to have an opportunity to introduce the Kneaders brand to more customers in more states.”
Vincent’s transition to president comes after 18 years with the company. He began his tenure as a part-time employee, making sandwiches and washing dishes, and joined the company full time in 2000. Since then, he has worked closely with founders Gary Worthington and Colleen Worthington and has been actively involved in refining the systems and processes that have led the company to a 375 percent growth in sales for the last five years and expansion to 35 locations in five Western states.
“We are thrilled to have Dave continue his leadership with Kneaders in the role of President and CFO,” Colleen Worthington, Kneaders founder, said. “Dave has played an integral role in refining the Kneaders brand which has directly contributed to the success and growth of the company. His leadership will undoubtedly continue to greatly influence the success of the brand.”
Kneaders Bakery & Café earned the eighth spot on “Restaurant Business” magazine’s future 50 list and a No. 100 rating in the “Technomic’s” 150 fast-casual sales growth list and has received numerous “Best of State” awards. The fast-casual restaurant continues to receive top honors and praises from customers and industry experts alike.
About Kneaders Bakery & Café
Founded by Gary Worthington and Colleen Worthington in 1997, Kneaders Bakery & Café is headquartered in Orem. The award-winning brand uses only the highest-quality ingredients to create freshly baked European hearth breads, delicious sandwiches, homemade pastries, hearty soups and refreshing salads, all made in-house every day. The fast-casual restaurant also provides catering services for groups of all sizes and offers a variety of retail products. Kneaders Bakery & Café currently operates 35 locations in five Western states
- Kneaders website