On December 30, 2022, Tom’s River welcomes Spire Coffeehouse at 1922 Hooper Avenue. Owner Bob Opitz learned how to open a coastal-themed coffee house through his 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program at Crimson Cup.
toms river, new jersey, January 21, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — something new is coming toms river! Local resident Bob Opitz Spire Coffeehouse opens at 1922 Hooper Avenue.
He developed a coast-inspired coffee and tea shop through award-winning coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea’s 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program.
The store’s name, a play on “Inspire,” alludes to a lighthouse on the New Jersey coast and his goal of reaching the pinnacle of success and community service.
“We offer a variety of hot and iced drinks and offer a variety of baked goods and snacks,” said Opitz. “So whether it’s your morning coffee or your afternoon snack, we’ve got you covered!”
Coffee and espresso-based drinks roasted in crimson cups toms river coffee lover.
“Best hot chocolate ever,” wrote one Google reviewer. “Cappuccino was great. Very friendly and nice. Highly recommended!!”
Spire Coffeehouse gives Opitz a second career. After working in the insurance industry for his 30 years, he aspired to follow in his father’s entrepreneurial footsteps and open his own business.
“My father ran a computer consulting business and a sports equipment franchise, so I’m an entrepreneur by blood,” he said. “Coffee House seemed like a good way to enjoy some fun and social interaction while giving back to the Toms River community.”
With no experience in the coffee industry, he looked for information on how to open a coffee shop.
“I knew I didn’t want to go the franchise, route,” he said. I didn’t have to be tied down to doing anything.”
Your search leads you to the Crimson Cup. Crimson Cup offers an alternative to the coffee shop franchise called 7 Steps to Success.
Based on the book “7 Steps to Success: A Common Sense Guide to Specialty Coffee Success” by the Founder and President of Crimson Cup. Greg Ubertthe program teaches entrepreneurs with little or no coffee experience how to run a profitable coffee business.
“The book was excellent, concise, non-preachy, and to the point,” Opitz said.
After he read the book, Crimson Cup’s 7-Step Coffee Shop Startup Consulting team went from writing a strong coffee shop business plan, to designing and installing a coffee shop, choosing coffee shop equipment, hiring and training staff, and more. , guided him at every step. .
“So far, I think the most valuable of the seven steps is location and layout,” says Opitz. “It really helped me understand where I wanted my shop to be. Knowing what to look for on the site was very important.”
In December, 7-Step Project Manager and Trainer Steve Bayless spent the week leading up to the opening of Spire Coffeehouse, training Opitz and the Spire Coffeehouse baristas in all aspects of preparing drinks and running a coffee shop. rice field. He stayed on site until day one to make sure everything went well.
Our Customer Growth Rep continues to work with Opitz and will be attending the Grand Opening Celebration in February.
“It’s amazing how open and helpful everyone has been,” he said. “Even if someone didn’t know anything about coffee shops, Crimson I’m sure he could call anyone on the cup and they would help me with anything I needed.”
“I think it has to do with the Crimson Cup business model. is strong.”
“It’s a more collaborative relationship, and I appreciate that.”
Asked for advice by other aspiring coffee shop owners, he said, “Be prepared for it to take longer and cost more than you originally thought.”
“Make sure you do your homework on locations and design. The biggest challenge for me was the construction process.”
Opitz invites everyone toms river, Ocean County Visit Spire Coffeehouse from the Jersey Shore.
“Our store offers a comfortable neighborhood atmosphere to hang out with friends, work or study, or enjoy community events while enjoying the highest quality coffee, tea and snacks. I have,” he said.
“We pride ourselves on offering award-winning coffee and tea products, working with local dairies and bakeries to source the freshest, most delicious additions to our coffee.”
Spire Coffeehouse is open seven days a week at 1922 Hooper Avenue. Follow the shop’s Facebook page for updates on menus, hours of operation and upcoming events, including upcoming grand opening celebrations. February 2023.
About Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea
Founded in 1991, Crimson Cup has been at the forefront of the coffee industry. Its caring roasts, startup support and global partnerships are consciously designed for the greater good of communities around the world. Among other national recognitions, the company earned his 2020 and He’s 2017 Good Food Awards, 2019 Small Franchise/Chain Roaster’s Golden He’s Bean Champion, Roast He’s Magazine’s his 2016 has won Macro Roaster of the Year.
Crimson Cup travels the world in search of the perfect cup through meaningful relationships, integrity and a shared vision for the future. His Friend2Farmer initiative fosters respect and civility through mutually beneficial collaboration across local and global communities.
Through its 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program, the company teaches entrepreneurs how to open and run independent coffee houses in their local communities. Developing a coffee shop business plan gives entrepreneurs insight into the coffee shop start-up costs.
Crimson Cup coffee is available through more than 350 independent coffee houses, grocery stores, universities, restaurants and food service businesses in 30 states. Guam When BangladeshThe company also owns several Crimson Cup Coffee Shops and a new CRIMSON retail flagship store. For more information, visit crimsoncup.com or follow the company on Facebook and Instagram.
Sheryl ClaypoolCrimson Cup Coffee & Tea, 614-361-5023, firstname.lastname@example.org
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