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Hiring Cafe Manager

CAFE MANAGER  Lantern Coffee Bar and Lounge ____________________________________________________________________________________ TITLE:          Cafe Manager ABOUT US:         Lantern Coffee Bar and Lounge is a coffee shop in the Heartside/Arena South neighborhood of downtown Grand Rapids. Providing people with a great experience is our main goal. We are passionate about people, diversity and local economy. We believe in […]

Help Wanted

We are hiring for a BARISTA/SHOPKEEPER Title: Barista & Shopkeeper About Us: Lantern Coffee Bar and Lounge is a coffee shop in the Heartside/Arena South neighborhood of downtown Grand Rapids. Providing people with a great experience is our main goal. We are passionate about people, diversity and local economy. We believe in serving high quality […]

Counter Culture

Our current guest roaster is Counter Culture. We’re really excited about this, as Counter Culture is well known and well-established in the coffee world. Along with Stumptown and Intelligentsia, they make up the “big three” in the world of coffee roasting. They are very particular in sourcing their coffees and have been supplying coffee shops […]

Coava!

We’re already a couple of weeks into our guest roaster stint with Coava Coffee from Portland Oregon, and it’s been a great start! Coava is pushing the limits of sourcing and roasting great coffees. They have a lot of respect for the farmers and are intentional about who they partner with. You can learn a […]

Roseline

We’re switching up our guest roaster program a bit and highlighting one roaster by carrying multiple coffees for 3 or 4 weeks and we’re proud to partner with Roseline as our first guest roaster in this new program. Roseline is a pretty new roaster in Portland, Oregon. They are focused on roasting the best seasonal […]

PB Gatura

We’ve got another awesome African coffee on right now, this time coming to us from Anthology Coffee in Detroit. We have coffee from this same cooperative roasted by Populace Coffee, and it’s fun to compare these two side-by-side. Region: Mukurwe-ini region of Kenya Altitude:  grown at 1600-1800 meters above sea level Process: fully washed and sun […]

Artprize!

Those of you who have been around Grand Rapids for the past few years know that Artprize is kind of a big deal. The whole city changes, and many places see a lot of new customers. We’re really excited about this, but we’re not willing to give up our standards to increase our volume. Instead, […]

Passion House

After a couple of great coffees from a couple great roasters on the West Coast, it’s time to bring it back to the midwest with our first offering from Passion House Coffee Roasters in Chicago. We’re really excited about their Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Wote that we’ll be receiving this week. It’s grown by 600 farmers in the […]

Kuma Coffee

Kiamabara | Kenya Varietal | SL-28 Location | Nyeri Region Farmer | Mugaga Farmers Coop Process | Washed Altitude | 1600-1700 Meters * Kuma roasters say, “This is the kind of coffee we live for, we work for, we hunt for, we roast for and we cup for. We are giddy x a bazillion x […]