Meet Our ChocolaTEAM

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Owner

Polly 

Polly is our fearless leader! A former nurse, she has owned ChocolaTea for more than 10 years and also owns The Pantry on Tap. Polly is a proud mom and grandmother who loves a great cuppa tea!

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Manager 

Caitlin

Caitlin has been with ChocolaTea since the beginning! She is a huge tea advocate and dessert addict. She has two little boys who love to run around the store. Caitlin is a recent WMU graduate and her favorite tea is hot Kukicha! 

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Team Leader

Jessica

Jessica knows American Sign Language, goes to school KVCC, and loves trying out new hair colors! Her favorite drink is an Avocado Boba Tea!

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Barista/Social Media Marketer 

Juliana

Juliana is our marketing guru and a CMU graduate. Her favorite drink is a mix of Bangkok and Peachy Keen green teas, iced, with peach poppers!

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Barista 

Kelsey 

Kelsey is a film and theater student at WMU and she has a cat named Phoebe. Her favorite drink is a Thai iced tea with tapioca pearls.

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Barista

Athena

Athena can usually be found with a matcha frappe in hand, but when she's not at ChocolaTea she's off studying away for her English degree while jamming out to some Fleetwood Mac! 

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The Grand-babies 

Future Baristas 

Emma, Parker, Elliot, and Kenzie are sure to be top notch baristas! You may see them running around the store helping their Guppy and Grandpa.

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Barista / Dessert Expert

Deanna

Deanna is a proud mother of two! She loves beaches and making keto desserts. Her favorite drink is a Cherry Cheesecake Tea Latte!

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Team Leader

Allison 

Allison is a lightning fast barista and super reliable TEAm member. She is currently attending college classes and her favorite drink is the All That Jazz Tea Latte! 

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Barista

Rena 

Rena is a chemistry major at Kalamazoo College. She's an impulse shopper and the proud mother of a Prius! Her favorite drink Lung Ching tea and she desperately misses honey poppers! 

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Barista

Mars

Mars is an incredible TEAm member, a recent graduate of Kalamazoo College, and absolutely loves California Chai black tea! 

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Barista 

Jonni 

Jonni loves to paint, is an avid book collector, and loves vegan foods! She is currently studying linguistics and her favorite drink is a Spicy Chai soda with peach poppers.

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Barista 

Alex

Alex is a writer, latte lover, and cat owner. They are pursuing an English degree at WMU and their go-to drink is a dirty chai latte!

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Barista 

Erin

Erin is a pre-law student at Kalamazoo College studying Political Science! Her favorite drink is a Spicy Iced Chai Latte with coconut milk.

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Contact

Address

7642 S Westnedge Ave,
Portage, MI 49002, USA

Hours

Mon.-Sat.

8am to 9pm

Sunday 

9am to 7pm

(269) 903-2447

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