We Are Bread Suppliers for Restaurants
Certain baking secrets used in the modern kitchens of Klosterman Baking Company have been passed through generations of this family-owned company founded more than 125 years ago.
The Klosterman ancestors, trained and highly skilled in baking, arrived in Cincinnati more than a century ago, prized family recipes in hand. Basic to their trade was the quality of their dough, made the old-fashioned way, using only the finest ingredients. Products were sold door to door from a horse-drawn wagon.
To be most responsive to the changing needs of its customers, Klosterman made many "firsts" in the Cincinnati area, such as the first square loaf of bread, the first brown and serve rolls, the first hamburger bun, and the first buns packaged in plastic wrap.
The quality, however, never changed. The finest baker's flour made from high-protein hard wheat is milled to Klosterman's specifications. Some ingredients and their measurements are still used according to the family's secret recipes.
Under the leadership of Kim Klosterman, Chairman and CEO, and Chip Klosterman, President, Klosterman Baking Company has grown to be one of the largest family-owned, certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) independent wholesale bakeries in the Midwest. Serving fresh hearth breads, rolls and a variety of other bakery items to more than 8,000 restaurants, groceries, hospitals and schools in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Klosterman distributes quality frozen product throughout the United States. Strong partnerships with several food service distributors have ensured that Klosterman products are available to any customer nationwide.
To enhance the dining experience of today's family.
Klosterman Baking Company is dedicated to 100% Total Customer Satisfaction by putting the right people FIRST.
- Family: Respect for personal and family balance
- Integrity: We do what we say
- Respect: Treat others as you want to be treated
- Safety: People safety, food safety, and environmental safety
- Teamwork: Working together to succeed