Rachel Crampsey started her bread baking career at Bread Alone during her time as a student at the Culinary Institute America. After completing her studies in Baking & Pastry, Rachel went to work for Amy's Bread in NYC where she managed the night production. Rachel won the Grand Prize in America's Best Raisin Bread competition in 2012, the same year she opened her own bakery, Montclair Bread Company, and she took home the $10,000 prize on the Food Network's Donut Showdown in 2014. In 2015, Rachel was named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Bakers in the U.S. by Bake Magazine. The bakery was featured in the New York Times, February 2016 story, "Montclair Bread Company has Sunday Treats all Week Long."