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About

Lost Larson is a bakery and café located in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago. Inspired by the
neighborhood and his heritage, Lost Larson takes its name from owner Bobby Schaffer’s ‘Lost’ last name
– Larson.


This story encompasses so much more though – looking at traditional craftsmanship and
honoring the craft of baking. It’s an exploration of ingredients. Flour – freshly milled from whole
grains on a traditional stone mill and made with the lost ways of long fermentation to develop
the flavor and nutrition. Seasonally inspired pastries utilizing fruits at the peak of ripeness.
Hand rolled cinnamon rolls. These are just some of the items you’ll find at Lost Larson.

Bobby Schaffer

Chef and Owner

Bobby Schaffer is the chef and owner of Lost Larson. Schaffer has led the pastry programs for some of the world’s best restaurants, most notably Blue Hill at Stone Barns in New York and three star Michelin restaurant Grace, in Chicago. Although attending culinary school for culinary arts, S...

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