Michael Hassett’s passion for baking flourished in the early 80s during his time working as a trained chef in multiple cities throughout Europe. On returning to Ireland, Michael decided to pour all his zeal and expertise for baking into his very own establishment and in 1984, Hassetts Bakery was born. From humble beginnings, the wholesale bakery began producing high quality confectionery using the finest local ingredients and with its influence from countries like France, Hassetts quickly stood out in the retail sector.
With promising encouragement from customers, Michael went on to open his very first shop in 1988. A few years later in 1995, he expanded and opened a second shop and cafe in the beautiful suburb of Carrigaline. Hassetts have stores in Douglas, The English Market and Carrigaline. They are proud recipients of multiple awards such as Blás na hÉireann, Great Taste, Artisan Business of the Year and Best Cork Export Business. Hassetts even hold a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records.
Now over 35 years on, Hassetts offer a wide range of products including freshly baked artisan breads, luxury desserts, cakes for all occasions, as well as award winning biscuits, cookies and crackers. Every morning Hassetts bakers start the day by using fresh local ingredients to produce the highest quality bread and cakes.
Hassetts continues to grow and develop each and every year and their dedication to using fresh, high quality local ingredients never wavers. Currently Hassetts are the leading supplier of confectionery products to the retail and food service industry throughout Ireland.
Hassetts Bakery Shortbread ~Handmade in small batches, and slowly baked, we use just four simple ingredients to make our Irish shortbread; creamy butter from grass fed Irish cows, flour, sugar and rice
Hassetts Bakery Chocolate Jellystar Cookies ~ Hassetts Chocolate Jellystar shortbread is a sensation. Their chocolate covered jellystar is made with only the best of locally sourced West Cork produce. Smothered in luxurious milk chocolate and topped with handmade raspberry jelly.#
Hassetts Bakery Chocolate Vienesse ~Inspired by Austrian pastries, Hassetts chocolate viennese swirls are handmade by piping soft butter shortbread biscuit in to a whirl shape, slowly baked, and then hand dipped in a luxurious Belgian milk chocolate coating. A little piece of heaven.