Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Calise Bakery was founded by Francesco Calise in 1908 in Providence, Rhode Island. Since then, Calise Bakery has operated with an unwavering commitment to quality, food safety and excellent service alongside a blend of unique family recipes and modern technology. Learn more about our bakery.

Calise Bakery lives by the values and standards of “The Calise Way,” comprised of an unwavering commitment to the highest quality products, food safety, product innovation and excellent customer service. Calise Bakery prides itself on innovation and baking and delivering the freshest, best-tasting bread and rolls to customers throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions.

The answer is simple: “The Calise Way.” Calise Bakery continues to live by the core values the Calise family has lived and baked by for over 110 years, producing the freshest, highest quality bread and rolls with a commitment to innovation, food safety, competitive prices and excellent customer service.

Calise Bakery products can be found throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions in grocery stores including Stop & Shop, Giant, Shaw’s, Walmart, Target, Costco, BJ’s Wholesale Club and several other retailers. Check out our Store Locator to find a location near you!

We value innovation and are constantly working to take our customers’ dining experiences to a new level. See our retail products.

We stand by our commitment to providing our customers with the highest-quality products, and that includes keeping you well informed on what is in our products. While wheat is used in all our products, we cater to various food allergies and do not use nuts, sesame seeds, dairy or eggs in our baking facility.

Thanks so much for reaching out and for your interest in carrying Calise Bakery products! Please email Mike Pritchard at with your order needs and we will be happy to work with you.