Scooter’s Coffee is celebrating 20 years in business and the birthday gift they’re giving their employees and franchisees is a world class headquarters and training facility.
The company is currently in the process of putting the finishing touches on a massive new warehouse and office in Omaha, NE that will be the home for both Scooter’s Coffee and its sister company Harvest Roasting, which roasts beans and distributes them to all Scooter’s Coffee franchises around the country.
Scooter’s Coffee CEO Todd Graeve said the new headquarters should be open next month. “Right now, we’ve outgrown our current facility and were located in multiple offices around the city,” he said during a recent interview. “By this May, we’ll consolidate our offices into one space. We’ll have a much larger warehouse, roasting facility, and bakery, which will allow us to stay ahead of the curve on a rapidly growing franchise system. And we’re going to invest substantially in high capacity production equipment, including a much larger coffee roaster to handle growing volume.”
Also a feature of the new facility will be a full-sized and fully functional Scooter’s Coffee store for training and testing purposes.
“It will have the same dimensions as our drive-thru kiosk store on the road, and it will be fully functional with coffee production equipment, headsets, order box and pick up window,” Graeve described. “While training, it will feel like you’re in a drive-thru kiosk out on the road, but yet in a safe environment for optimal training and preparation.”
This will allow the Scooter’s Coffee franchisor to train new franchisees and their managers in a controlled environment before furthering their training at corporate-owned locations around Omaha and then continuing their training at the franchisees’ locations… [Read Full Story]