Our bakery colleague Gary Gordon has struck up a great friendship with 85-year-old customer Audrey Bond, a keen baker herself who comes in to our Barking store every week and passes on some of her fantastic tips.
She’s helped him improve her favourite product – tiger chest bread – and she often brings in home-baked goodies for the team.
Gary says: “I never got the chance to meet my grandparents so I call Audrey my grandma. When she turns up I stop what I’m doing and give her my full attention – she’s wonderful.”
Thanks to Audrey’s advice, he says his tiger chest bread is now “as good as you can get”. Read more