Our Mission is to craft and share coffee in a way that elevates the entire coffee experience.
We strive to be Connected, Artistic, Unconventional, Sustainable, and Elevated.

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Our Team

Teresa Pilarz
Founder/Roaster/Barista Trainer


Good food & drink. Deep thought.
African single-origins.

“Sensory development, cupping, and mixology are endlessly fascinating.”


Amy Dage
Lead Barista/Creative Advisor


Fantasy novels. Homework. Route 606 brewed.

“I’m enchanted by this entire world that is specialty coffee.”


Ed Yashin
Lead Barista/Roasting Team


Music. Spontaneous travel. Straight espresso.

“The complexity of coffee is a constant discovery process. Fill yo’ cup till it runneth over-Holy Grail.”

Mike List
Lead Barista


Hitting things. Foreign cultures. Macchiato.

“I enjoy the variety of rituals and culture surrounding hot drinks.”


Lisa Vogras
Shift Supervisor


Blogging. Baking. Foreign cultures.
Coconut Lemongrass with coconut oil.

“I enjoy the creativity and self expression that accompanies the world of coffee culture.”


Philip Maassen
Lead Barista


Tabletop games. Limited contact Sports.
Craft beer appreciating.
Single Origin Espresso Over Ice.

“Coffee is a craft that is as broad and evocative as fine art.”

Emily Kollipara
Lead Barista


Renaissance art, Mountain biking.
Northern Michigan. Cappuccino.

“I dig working with and serving people who have passion for craft coffee.”


Sarah Dage
Shift Supervisor


Sewing. Puzzles. Japan. Japanese-style Iced.

“Coffee and conversation go together--how much better is it when the coffee is great?”


Courtney Gates
Lead Barista


Painting. Discovering new music. Animals. Chocolate milk cortado with coconut oil.

“I love the precision behind making a great tasting cup of coffee and the flow behind making something look beautiful.”

Ryan Ballard
Roasting Team


Guitar. Palate enhancing tastings & pairings. Physical comedy. Almond milk Caramelo.

“There are well over 800 aromatic compounds currently found in coffee. Awesome.”


Greg Manni
Barista


Bicycles. Plants. Frisbee. Route 606 brewed.


“Coffee is the sounds of connection and friendship, diverse tastes, sweet smells, heat, and color.”


Mercedes Black
Barista


Therapy dogs. Languages. Styling wigs.
Extra dry latte.


"I love meeting people (and their puppies) from all walks of life, coming together for a comforting cup of coffee.”


Julian Sanchez
Barista


Gardening. Drawing. Writing.
Gardenia Latte.


“Working in coffee I get to meet lots of interesting people.”


Our Location

Address
606 S. Main St.
Plymouth, MI 48170