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NOW HIRING!

Do you share our passion for people … and for food? Do you enjoy making someone’s day sweeter, or more savory?  Come and work with us! 

We now are hiring full-time and part-time sales associates, as well as full-time kitchen staff .  Hours vary with position, and we offer healthcare benefits for full-time staff.

Please call Paul at 630.845.2990 to request an interview.

Welcome to Cocoa Bean in Geneva, Illinois!

Geneva, Illinois, has been home to Cocoa Bean since 2004. Our beautiful desserts and mouth-watering pastries are made in-house from scratch, with the utmost attention to detail. We seek out the best ingredients for all our products (no shortening or preservatives here) in order to bring you truly fresh, special desserts and sweets every day.

Cocoa Bean also specializes in wedding and custom cakes. We take pride in creating the perfect cake for your wedding or event, and we enjoy helping to make your special day memorable and perfect!

Owner and pastry chef Paul Saucedo is a graduate of Kendall College of Chicago. His culinary career spans more than 25 years at such prestigious restaurants and hotels as The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Chicago, Rhapsody Restaurant in Chicago, and the Grand Hotel Adolphus in Dallas.

Let us assist in planning your next unforgettable event.

Thanks for voting us Best Bakery, Best Brunch and Best Coffeehouse in the Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Awards.

Cocoa Bean For Every Day!

Stop by for your morning coffee or hot chocolate and try one of our freshly baked almond croissants, chocolate croissants, or maybe a pistachio apricot Danish.

Try us out for lunch and pick from our selection of panini sandwiches, and maybe an individual chocolate mousse cake or vanilla crème brûlée for dessert.  Our seasonal menus feature special salads in the Summer, and soups with baguettes in the Fall and Winter.   (Our daily soup specials begin Oct. 1!)

We also have a selection of large cakes and miniature pastries to choose from for any occasion.  Our pastries are made from the finest ingredients and we do not use any preservatives.

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