Running a Coffee Shop

Welcome to George’s Coffee @121 in Melissa, Texas

May 10, 2022 (Published: September 25, 2021)

When Joff and Gail Bentley built a strip mall in Melissa, Texas, as an investment, they had no plans to open George’s Coffee @121. Joff works as an electrical engineer at Texas Instruments, and Gail as a radiologist, so they had no desire to quit their day jobs. Still, they wanted an anchor store to […]

In New Video, Greg Ubert Reveals Seven Steps to Coffee Shop Success

May 10, 2022 (Published: September 3, 2021)

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Then get to know our Founder and President Greg Ubert. In a new video, the author of Seven Steps to Success: a Common-Sense Guide to Succeed in Specialty Coffee, reveals secrets from the book, which has become a roadmap to success for hundreds of coffee entrepreneurs. “I wrote this […]

Third Coffee Jerks Location Opens in Yukon, Oklahoma

December 26, 2022 (Published: August 19, 2021)

A growing chain of local, independent coffee shops is bringing “good coffee without the fuss” to coffee lovers in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Yukon, Oklahoma. In November 2018, Partners Kenny Wooldridge and Preston Moon opened the first Coffee Jerks in Oklahoma City. They learned how to open a coffee shop through our 7 Steps to […]

Calabria Coffee in New Hartford, New York Follows Our 7 Steps to Success

September 14, 2023 (Published: August 12, 2021)

The July 20 Grand Opening of Calabria Coffee in the heart of the Village of New Hartford, New York realized a six-year dream for Owners Bryce and Erika Lamberto. “After several years working in the hospitality industry in Las Vegas, building our own coffee shop was a big passion project for us!” Erika said. A […]

We Welcome 10 New Coffee Shop Startups in the First Half of 2021

May 10, 2022 (Published: July 29, 2021)

We were excited to welcome 10 new independent coffee shop startups in the first half of 2021! “Kudos to these entrepreneurs who are now living their dream of owning independent coffee shops serving their local communities,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. “We look forward to helping them build their businesses in the years to […]

Welcome to Cornerstone Coffee House – Norris City

December 21, 2023 (Published: July 21, 2021)

Connecting friends, family, and community, one cup at a time – that’s the goal of Cornerstone Coffee House – Norris City. The independent coffee house opened July 15 in Norris City, Illinois after learning how to open a coffee shop through our 7 Steps to Coffee Shop Startup Success franchise alternative program. “We’re excited to welcome […]

5 More Years of Success for The Coffee Attic & Book Cellar

November 6, 2022 (Published: May 28, 2021)

Since purchasing The Coffee Attic & Book Cellar in May 2016, Owners Kat and Pat Bissell have perfected a unique blend of coffee and culture in downtown Iowa Falls, Iowa. “We provide a cultural hub in which people can come to socialize, appreciate local art, have a bite to eat, enjoy a great cup of […]