Kaitlin never liked coffee in the beginning of her barista career, now she can not imagine a day with out it. Kaitlin has been working as a barista/manager for over 4 years, she looks forward to the day that she will open up her own coffee, flower and bakery shop. Kaitlin studied Social Sciences and played Soccer in college. She has been playing for over 17 years. In her free time she enjoys gardening, traveling, anything outdoors and a chill night with her friends. Her favorite drink: the cappuccino.
Lyuben emigrated to the US in 2006 with his family from Bulgaria. He graduated from Forest Park High School. Since 2008 he has been studying martial arts thru United Martial Arts. Now a martial artist on the journey of life. Lyuben is the most recent addition to the Cervantes family, where he is working as barista, and all the other important jobs at the roastery. We are lucky to have this young enthusiastic spirit be part of the team. His favorite drink: the cortado!!
Jason is the head barista here at Cervantes! He studied architecture and for a few years worked in the field. He realized he loves working with his hands and being creative, but that his true passion is coffee. He loves being a barista and making art with the coffee. Besides his love for latte art, he also enjoys archery and billiards.
Coffee and college go hand in hand and the same is true for Cat. She has been working as a Barista for over four years while studying psychology at George Mason University. She enjoys going for long walks while listening to music. Nothing makes her happier than being able to relax and savor a cup of fresh coffee. Her favorite drink: a latte with cinnamon.
Nicole was born and raised in Virginia and is the newest addition to the Cervantes team. She is a dual enrolled student in high school and Northern Virginia Community College. Her love for coffee goes way back and enjoys working with it now! She's a great addition to the team, since she loves working with the beans and interacting with the customers. Her favorite beans are Nicaragua and enjoys drinking a nice, hot caramel latte. Outside of Cervantes, she loves working out and eating good food!
Marialy is the master roaster and team leader at Cervantes Coffee Roasters. On a typical day she is either involved in the marketing, inventory, packaging, quality control, green buying and customer service. All this while being a full time mom and roasting top quality single origin coffee. Marialy brings the art to our artisan roasted coffee, dedicating time and effort on selecting the best roast that brings out the precise flavor for each coffee origin. Marialy is focused on detail, and consistency in the way she roasts. And you will notice this when you try our coffees and meet her at the store. Her favorite coffee: the Bolivia Samaipata of course, on an espresso cortado.