Each year, a large number of BIGGBY® COFFEE owners, baristas, home office staff, and vendors gather for a exciting and fun two-day event know as AFM (Annual Franchise Meeting). Within this meeting, office at home staff shower owners and baristas with encouragement as they continue to build their businesses and grow the BIGGBY® COFFEE brand! The award of Store of the season is presented to the biggby catering menu that received probably the most nominations by none other than their clients! This award is given to the store that has shined in their community above the rest. This store has grown in relationships with their customers, community, and staff, and left an enduring impression on those that walk through the doors.
BIGGBY® COFFEE is excited an honored to mention BIGGBY® COFFEE Flat Rock the 2019 Store of the season! Owned and operated by Diane Parker, BIGGBY® COFFEE Flat Rock continues to be open just over three years and contains been exemplary in growing the BIGGBY® COFFEE brand. Parker and her team of baristas have gone far above to exude the BIGGBY® COFFEE core values of “Make friends, Have fun, B yourself, and Share great coffee.”
Situated right in the center of Flat Rock, Woodhaven, Brownstown, and New Boston, the team has gone to great lengths to reach know their potential customers from all these communities.
“We are extremely thankful to be in Flat Rock, but additionally [be] an element of the neighboring communities of Woodhaven, Brownstown, and New Boston!” Parker said. “It means we have now customers from a number of communities with various views, opinions, and all of find acceptance [at BIGGBY® COFFEE Flat Rock]; we have been a reflection of our customers!” Parker said.
Committed to as being a place where most people are loved and accepted, BIGGBY® COFFEE strives to supply a warm and inviting environment. Between their upbeat music, friendly baristas, and unintimidating drinks like the Teddy Bear® and Caramel Marvel®, BIGGBY® COFFEE is home to a thrilling experience for anyone that visits! Encouraged to reach know their customers and involve themselves within their communities, BIGGBY® COFFEE locations through the entire nation transform it into a goal to access know their customers and present a home out of the house.
“We love being involved with our communities and believe our community has noticed and appreciated our involvement. Our baristas are focused on their jobs and their customers and it is reciprocated by our customers who care about them as well…. To become recognized among the many great stores that have been nominated in the method is a thrill by itself,” Parker said.
Parker gives plenty of credit to this award to her carefully chosen staff. While all in different walks in everyday life-some high school students, some mothers to young children, and some older ones-each is trained to a higher standard that will empower them inside their position and then in in their community. Just as essential as their clients, Parker noted that she enjoys the kdqcat she has in assisting her employees fulfill their set goals and dreams.
Raise your lattes using the rest of BIGGBY® Nation while we congratulation Diane Parker as well as the rest of her team on the excellent achievement to become the 2019 BIGGBY® COFFEE Store of year.
BIGGBY® COFFEE, East Lansing, Mich.-based, was started using a single store on March 15, 1995. One year later, and on the cusp of opening a second location, Bob Fish and Michael McFall, over a handshake and $4,000, decided to franchise the reasoning. BIGGBY® COFFEE’s cultural values of Make Friends, Have A Good Time, B Yourself, and Share Great Coffee help coffee-lovers and the coffee-curious alike reap the benefits of a less pretentious and fun strategy to the typical gourmet cafe paradigm.
Besides connoisseur-worthy drinks with pronounceable names like Teddy Bear® and Caramel Marvel®, BIGGBY® baristas offer a unique experience dedicated to brightening their customers’ day and supporting them in creating a life they love. The “Big ‘B’” on the orange background caught on, and today BIGGBY® COFFEE has a lot more than 230 cafes across 9 states and counting including Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Florida, and Texas. In 2018, BIGGBY® launched a place Representative Program and currently has 8 Area Representatives in 6 states.