Biography of Bernie Rieke

Photo of Bernie Rieke
Full Title: Dining Services Head Baker
Building: Ortner Center
Email: bernie.rieke [at]
Work Phone: 2997
Personal Phone: 402-489-6137
Departments: Dining Services - 402.486.2516
Job Description:

Head baker, responsible for the operation of the bakery, called Wheat Berries, including purchasing, production and development of new products.

Professional Background:
  • B.S. social studies.
  • Began working in food services in 1975. Ran the Bakery for Shawnee Mission Medical Center as well as several grocery stores and Super Target.
Personal Information:
  • Married to Carolyn Rieke.
  • Two daughters, Jennifer and Sarah.
  • Enjoys camping, bird watching with his wife, and college kids who come over to visit.