Dan has extensive culinary training and history with over 18 years experience in Portland and Kansas City (Farm-to-Table, Fine dining, European style bakery). He has been busy testing new menu items to round out your favorites. Laura has a business background and is an entrepreneur at heart. She’ll be managing the back office and taste testing.
A few years ago, Dan and Laura were exploring Portland neighborhoods and stumbled upon Maplewood Coffee & Tea. They instantly fell in love with the cafe, and felt inspired to buy a house and move to this area of Portland. They live in the neighborhood with their two lively kids and two dogs.