Barista Highlight: Keegan Tuttle-Wheeler
Meet Keegan Tuttle-Wheeler, this month’s barista spotlight! Read below to get to know your Outer Loop barista, Keegan.
How long have you been at Heine Brothers’?: A little over 2.5 years now.
Where are you from?: I’m from Northern Kentucky, my family lives in Covington, but I’ve lived in Louisville since 2009.
What is your favorite Heine Brothers’ drink?: I can never settle on one favorite thing, I like to make something new whenever I can, but I always love a matcha latte with strawberry or cherry.
What is your favorite Heine Brothers’ food/snack?: The spicy southwest wrap, I love anything with chorizo.
What is your favorite Heine Brothers’ blend?: Ethiopia Natural
What is your favorite thing about working at Heine Brothers’?: My coworkers, our store has a great staff and I’ve gotten to know some really cool people working here.
Why did you want to work for Heine Brothers’?: I was looking for somewhere with a good atmosphere and where the work is satisfying, and preferably at a local business.
What other hobbies do you have?: I love to hike and take nature walks, and bring my camera along with me to photograph the things I see. I also spend a lot of time gardening, at home and in my plot in one of the local community gardens.
Fun fact?: I have four cats. Maybe more if you count the ones that stop by my porch.
What is your favorite music to listen to at work?: Something that keeps the mood in the cafe chill, usually some indie pop or classic rock but I also really appreciate variety.
What do you think makes Heine Brothers’ unique in comparison to other coffee shops?: The relationship with the community, I don’t know how many coffee shops have customers that have been going there almost as long as I’ve been alive.
Make sure to stop by Outer Loop and say hi to Keegan!