Barista Highlight: Megan Kemple
Meet Megan Kemple, this month’s barista spotlight! Read below to get to know your Gardiner Lane barista, Megan.
How long have you been at Heine Brothers’?: I’ve worked at Heine Brothers for a little over 2 years.
Where are you from?: I was born and raised in Louisville, KY.
What is your favorite Heine Brothers’ drink?: My favorite Heine Brothers drink is the Turmeric Chai with oat milk or the Snickerdoodle Cold Brew with oat milk!
What is your favorite Heine Brothers’ food/snack?: My favorite Heine Brothers food is the cheddar chive scone or the everything bagel!
What is your favorite Heine Brothers’ blend?: My favorite Heine Brothers blend is Mexico!
What is your favorite thing about working at Heine Brothers’?: My favorite thing about working at Heine Brothers are my coworkers. They are the most wonderful, kind, funny, welcoming people I’ve ever met. We have really cultivated a beautiful family at Gardiner Lane that I will forever be grateful for. I have truly made life-long relationships here.
Why did you want to work for Heine Brothers’?: I wanted to work at Heine Brothers because I’ve always loved coffee and the art of it and I wanted to learn more about it!
What other hobbies do you have?: When I’m not working, I love tending to my plants, crocheting, listening to music, and playing the banjo.
Fun fact?: A fun fact about me is that I can wiggle my ears.
What is your favorite music to listen to at work?: I love listening to all kinds of music at work but some of my go-to’s are Bendigo Fletcher, Phoebe Bridgers, Mitski, Kurt Vile, and Courtney Barnett.
What do you think makes Heine Brothers’ unique in comparison to other coffee shops?: I don’t know much about working for other coffee shops but I think what makes Heine Brothers special are the employees, there are so many cool people employed here.
Make sure to stop by our Gardiner Lane and say hi to Megan!