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 […]


Lazy Tulip Sandwich & Salad maker

Erin Rossano

Sandwich & Salad Connoisseur

Erin has come back into the workforce after spending many years raising her two beautiful sons.  She has a BA in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University and loves spending time with family & friends.  Her passion for cooking has led her to the Lazy Tulip and well….the BA in Psychology is sure to come in […]

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 […]

Krissy Maw

Breakfast & Lunch Cook

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 take on breakfast and lunch as well as finishing your latte with […]

Mikaela Kenn

Barista Server

Mikaela Kenn recently graduated from Georgian College as an Advanced Graphic Designer. She has lived in Barrie for the past four years while completing college. We will lose Mikaela mid summer as she plans to move to London with her other half….an ex-Lazy Tuliper….Daniel Humphreys.  Meanwhile you will find her highland dancing around the floor […]

Beth Hipgrave

Barista Server

Beth Attended Wilfrid Laurier University for a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Risk Management and Insurance and a minor in Women and Gender Studies.  She is currently attending Fanshawe College in the Post-Graduate Human Resources Management Certificate part-time – working towards being a Certified Human Resources Professional.  In other words…Beth is smart. […]

Danielle Baxter

Sandwich Connoisseur

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 […]

Lana Seddon

Barista & Staff Nutritionist

Lana recently relocated to Barrie from rural Alberta where she graduated as a holistic nutritionist. Lana is passionate about educating people on the importance of whole foods and food literacy. She is also a certified make up artist and shares her expertise in healthy, natural living on her Facebook and Instagram pages: When Lana isn’t […] | 29 Maple Avenue, Barrie, ON, L4N 1R7 | 705-252-0910