Our founder Charles Lubin named his signature cheesecake after the only person sweet enough to match it: his daughter Sara Lee Lubin. The Sara Lee Cheesecake paved the way for a beloved brand of desserts known nationwide for their quality, freshness, and homespun flavors. Like Sara always said, "it had to be perfect because he was naming it after me."
That standard of perfection has changed the way America enjoys dessert several times over. From pioneering the preparation of fresh-frozen desserts to packaging them in ready-to-use foil baking pans, Sara Lee has brought the joy of fresh, delicious baked goods to American homes for generations.
Operating independently as Sara Lee Frozen Bakery for the first time in over 80 years, America's favorite bakery is back. The name may have changed, but our commitment to quality is stronger than ever.
A truly great bakery demands much from the baker – cracking eggs, sifting flour, kneading dough, crimping crusts. Every detail requires close attention and hours in the kitchen – luxuries that most folks don't always have. These details, alongside our unmatched quality and innovation, have made Sara Lee Frozen Bakery a trusted brand for your foodservice, retail and in-store bakery dessert and bakery needs. We're experts in creating irresistible foods and superior value so you can focus on what matters most to you.
With six trusted brands – Sara Lee®, Chef Pierre®, Bistro Collection®, Van’s®, Superior on Main® and Cyrus O'Leary's® – we offer a wide variety of versatile flavors and formats full of delicious goodness. Our portfolio consists of pies, cakes, pastries, cookies, muffins, croissants, waffles and more. We use the finest ingredients and time-honored recipes just like you would in your kitchen.
What started as a small Chicago bakery, has transformed into an industry-leading maker of frozen bakery and desserts, committed to delivering quality and value. Sara Lee Frozen Bakery is headquartered with a state-of-the-art Research & Development facility in the Chicago suburb of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, and operates bakeries in Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina and Washington.
Meet the Team
Our leadership team at Sara Lee Frozen Bakery lives by the idea that the customer is our boss. We listen attentively to our customers wants and needs, so we can deliver the very best in innovative foodservice and retail frozen bakery solutions that exceed your expectations. Our teams are built with diversity in mind, bringing many voices together to create irresistible foods that wow our customers and consumers from every walk of life. As an industry leader, we approach every challenge with humility, diligence and integrity, vowing never to compromise our high standards.