4 through a series of pop-ups in Oakland and Berkeley and was incubated at La Cocina SF. We opened our first brick & mortar - a bakery/cafe - in the Fruitvale Oakland neighborhood on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017! We launched our second brick & mortar location in the Mission District of San Francisco on March 11, 2020! In addition to our brick and mortars, we also currently provide wholesale and catering for functions and special events throughout the Bay Area.
Meet the Business Owner
Business owner information
Reem Assil founded Reem's with a passion for the flavors of Arab street-corner bakeries and the vibrant communities where they're located. Growing up in a Palestinian-Syrian household, Reem was surrounded by the aromas and tastes of food from the homeland and the connections they evoked of her heritage, family, and community.
Before dedicating herself to a culinary career and launching Reem's, founder Reem Assil worked for a decade as a community and labor organizer, and brings the warmth of community to all her events. She has worked with the Bay Area's esteemed cooperative bakery Arizmendi Bakery & Pizzeria, Grace Street Catering, Local Flavors, and several local chefs.