Here are the principles of how we live that every day: Our Coffee It has always been, and will always be, about quality. We care deeply about all of this; our work is never done.
Our Heritage Every day, we go to work hoping to do two things: The name, inspired by Moby Dick, evoked the romance of the high seas and the seafaring tradition of the early coffee traders.
InHoward Schultz Starbucks chairman and chief executive officer had first walked into a Starbucks store. From his first cup of Sumatra, Howard was drawn into Starbucks and joined a year later.
InHoward traveled to Italy and became captivated with Italian coffee bars and the romance of the coffee experience. He had a vision to bring the Italian coffeehouse tradition back to the United States. A place for conversation and a sense of community. A third place between work and home. He left Starbucks for a short period of time to start his own Il Giornale coffeehouses and returned in August to purchase Starbucks with the help of local investors.
From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrated coffee and the rich tradition, but that also brought a feeling of connection. Our mission to inspire and nurture the human spirit — one person, one cup, and one neighborhood at a time.
We also offer a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and other delectable treats to please the taste buds. And the music you hear in store is chosen for its artistry and appeal.
We make sure everything we do is through the lens of humanity — from our commitment to the highest quality coffee in the world, to the way we engage with our customers and communities to do business responsibly. Learn More About Us.Yum, Sugar Plum. Buttery, flaky pastry filled with spiced sugar plums and sweet cream cheese.
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Take me there». Our Values Acting with courage, challenging the status quo and finding new ways to grow our company and each other. Being present, connecting with transparency, dignity and respect. With our partners, our coffee and our customers at our core, we live these values: Creating a culture of warmth and belonging, where everyone is welcome.
Delivering our very best in all we do, holding ourselves accountable for results. Back then, the company was a single store in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market.
From just a narrow storefront, Starbucks offered some of the world’s finest fresh-roasted whole bean coffees.
The name, inspired by Moby Dick, evoked the romance of the high seas . We are urging customers across the globe to 'Dump Starbucks' because it has taken a corporate-wide position that the definition of marriage between one man and one woman should be eliminated and that same-sex marriage should become equally 'normal'.
Yes, the coffee was good (and the food too) but it was the service that really hooked Bill onto Starbucks as a company he could give his business to any day. Starbucks core values are written like a philosophy and they are.