Michelle Huggins


Having always wanted to have her own cafe dreams really do come true when you follow your heart.  After years of travelling and spending too much time on a secluded island Michelle has somehow landed in Barrie with her dogs and is now the owner of this fabulous cafe. The Lazy Tulip is how she […]


Danielle Baxter

Manager - Sandwich Line Extraordinaire

Native to Barrie, Dani was drawn to the Lazy Tulips’ unique, free spirited and friendly feel. When not rockin’ the sandwich bar she is hanging out with friends and family. This mother of two enjoys showing/teaching her kids that “normal” is in the eye of the beholder and to be happy with who they are […]

Emily Claire Cox

Kitchen Manager

Emily is the master of the Lazy Tulip breakfast!!  An avid lover of movies, the Tragically Hip, dogs and going to concerts Emily graduated from St. Lawrence College in Kingston for Culinary Management.  We have been blessed to have her full time in our kitchen where she takes control of breakfast orders and our massive […]

Krissy Maw

Server and Master of all things Tulip

She’s short, she’s feisty and her hair colour changes weekly!  This mother of two dreams of becoming a unicorn….that’s a true story.  Give her a ukelele and she’ll entertain you for hours! At the cafe Krissy wears multiple pants and is able to run all the stations as well as finishing your latte with a […]

Kyle Paul Ross Sandy

Head Barista/Sandwich Cook/Server

This is Kyle and he loves coffee.  And food.  And we’re pretty sure that one day he will have his own coffee shop! At the cafe Kyle will be happy to pour you the perfect espresso shot.  But Kyle wears multiple hats as he may be the one making your sandwich and the next day he […]

Tayler Evely


  Tayler came to us from Georgetown, ON with her bright and cheery energy that makes everyone’s day that much brighter!  She is currently attending Georgian College for Indigenous community studies and development. She’s a huge animal lover, a vegan and cute as a button!  At the cafe Tayler has taken on the role as a […]

Sarah Sisti


Sarah has a true passion for yoga and healthy, natural living that has led her in the direction of completing her first 200 hours in training of traditional hatha yoga and meditation in Mysore, India as well as her Reiki training.  She is currently going to school to be a nutritionist and is also a consultant […]

Sheila Lair

Pastry Chef

Sheila is an old friend of Michelle’s  where they both spun flags in a drum corps together 30 years ago!  Just moved to Barrie Sheila has come on at the Tulip as our first real baker!   Sheila studied to be pastry chef in Quebec City at École Hôtelière de la Capitale.  In Winnipeg she was the […] | 29 Maple Avenue, Barrie, ON, L4N 1R7 | 705-252-0910