Home.stead bakery & cafe has two owners (Vivian Girard and Jack Wu), and three principal operators (both owners and Elisa Girard). Home.stead is a 50% minority-owned business, and both owners reside in Dorchester.

founder bios

Elisa Girard has 17 years experience working as a household manager, and currently works part time as an executive personal assistant. She has enjoyed cooking for families for 13 years and has a great passion for baking and entertaining. Elisa has a bachelor of fine arts in Studio Art and has been involved in many … Continue reading founder bios

vision & plans

Home.stead bakery & cafe occupies the corner storefront in Fields Corner’s historic Lenane Building at 1448 Dorchester Ave. We aim to provide a comfortable and inviting space for the Dorchester community to gather and to grow. Have a look at photos from our early days, fundraising party, and our opening week, taken by our wonderfully talented … Continue reading vision & plans

Home.Stead Bakery & Cafe, Fields Corner, Dorchester MA

inside elisa’s kitchen

Elisa has been cooking & baking up a storm, finalizing recipes for home.stead’s menu. Here’s a sneak-peek at Elisa’s kitchen and creations.

Home.Stead Bakery & Cafe, Fields Corner, Dorchester MA

contact & directions

home.stead bakery & cafe 1448 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02122 617-533-7585 dorchesterhomestead@gmail.com Home.stead bakery & cafe is located just steps from the Fields Corner T station in Dorchester, MA, at the intersection of  Dorchester Ave and Adams St. Public Transportation: Take the MBTA Red Line to Fields Corner (Ashmont Line). Exit the station, take a right … Continue reading contact & directions