The Founders

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Matthew B. Shaw

Fun Facts:

  • Has a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership and is a Board Member for Grayling's DDA/Main Street and also Grayling Regional Chamber of Commerce 

  • Favorite Winery: Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery

  • Favorite Distillery: Mammoth Distilling

  • Favorite Drink: Gin & Tonic but with a lemon!

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Scott Mersereau-Kempf

Fun Facts:

  • Kitchen Manager for over 11 years at Centre Street Cafe in Traverse City 

  • Favorite Winery: Aurora Cellars​

  • Favorite Distillery: Ethanology

  • Favorite Drink: Gin & Tonic with a lime

Our Story

Michigan Brew was founded by two friends who wanted to make a difference in Grayling. They sought to create a space for individuals to relax, get work done, or enjoy spending time with friends in a comfortable atmosphere. With their love of Michigan coffee houses, craft distilleries, wineries and breweries, they wanted to bring their favorites to downtown Grayling. 

 

COFFEE | COCKTAILS

BRUNCH | DINNER

WORK | WHIM

Meet The Leadership Team

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CHEF KAYTIE, GENERAL MANAGER

Fun Facts:

  • Has been in professional kitchens for over 15 years and has attended Great Lakes Culinary Institute and The Institute Paul Bocuse in France

  • Specializes in world cuisines and also extreme cake art

  • Favorite Drink: Tequila straight on the rocks with a lime!

  • Mom of two boys and a little one on the way!

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SARAH
FRONT OF HOUSE LEADER

Fun Facts:

  • Has worked in the service industry for 10 years

  • Making cocktails is her favorite part of the job

  • When Sarah isn't at work, you can find her with her fur baby Fred, a Golden Retriever!

  • Favorite Drink: Anything with Gin or Vodka!

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PAIGE
SOUS CHEF

Fun Facts:

  • Been in the FOH and BOH for over 11 years including Founders Brewery

  • Has won awards for Taxidermy 

  • Besides working, Paige loves to do yoga, reading books and going hunting!

  • Favorite Drink: Shot of Tequila, but only silver!