Artisanal bakery: Artisan Chef Hands kneading dough. Artisanal bakery is bread made by a craftsperson using mainly traditional techniques. Also, it is usually made by hand, however, many artisanal bakeries use also electrical mixers and dividers. The bakers who do everything by hand tend to draw a line differently than the bakers who use lots of automated equipment. Artisanal bakery, only made by hand, is part of the romantic and traditional way of cooking from old times.