Annually, thousands 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, home office 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 prices that received the most nominations by none other than their customers! This award is presented 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 3 years and it has been exemplary in growing the BIGGBY® COFFEE brand. Parker and her team of baristas go far above to exude the BIGGBY® COFFEE core values of “Make friends, Have fun, B yourself, and Share great coffee.”
Situated right in the middle of Flat Rock, Woodhaven, Brownstown, and New Boston, the team went to great lengths to access know their clients from each one of these communities.
“We are really thankful to stay in Flat Rock, but also [be] an element of the neighboring communities of Woodhaven, Brownstown, and New Boston!” Parker said. “It means we have customers from many different communities with assorted views, opinions, and all sorts of find acceptance [at BIGGBY® COFFEE Flat Rock]; we have been a reflection in our customers!” Parker said.
Dedicated to as being a place where everybody is loved and accepted, BIGGBY® COFFEE strives to provide a warm and inviting environment. Between their upbeat music, friendly baristas, and unintimidating drinks like the Teddy Bear® and Caramel Marvel®, BIGGBY® COFFEE houses a fantastic experience for everybody that visits! Encouraged to reach know their clients and involve themselves inside their communities, BIGGBY® COFFEE locations through the nation transform it into a goal to reach know their clients and present a house out and about.
“We love being associated with our communities and believe our community has noticed and appreciated our involvement. Our baristas are committed to their jobs and their customers and it is reciprocated by our customers who care about them as well…. To get recognized among the many great stores that were 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 numerous walks in your life-some secondary school students, some mothers to young children, and some older ones-each is educated to a very high standard which will empower them inside their position and in in their community. Just as vital as their customers, Parker noted she enjoys the kdqcat that she has in helping her employees fulfill their set goals and dreams.
Raise your lattes using the rest of BIGGBY® Nation since we congratulation Diane Parker as well as the rest of her team on the excellent achievement to become the 2019 BIGGBY® COFFEE Store of the Year.
BIGGBY® COFFEE, East Lansing, Mich.-based, was started with a single store on March 15, 1995. One year later, and on the cusp of opening a second location, Bob Fish and Michael McFall, on 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 conventional 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 building 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.