Giampaolo Grossi, general manager of the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan, has led a far-flung life. The son of a Florentine banker, he spent his twenties playing professional football and his thirties moving quickly through the ranks of upscale bars and restaurants around the world. Now he’s embarking on his grandest adventure yet.
Welcome to the Good Things Happen, a monthly roundup of the best real-life moments from Starbucks stores worldwide.
Agronomists from Starbucks Farmer Support Centers from nine countries gathered in Puerto Rico for a conference to share their experiences and learn from each other.
Meet three partners at Starbucks new Community Store in Birmingham, who believe their mission is not only to serve their customers, but their community.
In the wake of Sen. John McCain's death Saturday at the age of 81, Starbucks Newsroom remembers the October evening last year when he was honored with the 2017 Liberty Medal for his lifetime of service and sacrifice. “I must believe that every time you took that oath of allegiance to the Constitution, you were also pledging your heart to our country,” said Howard Schultz that evening.
Starbucks customers looking for a new way to refuel can find plant-based Starbucks Protein Blended Cold Brew on menus nationwide. The new beverages are offered in Almond and Cacao and are available at participating Starbucks® stores across the U.S and on Mobile Order & Pay while supplies last.
When Navajo artist Sheridan Cody was laid off from his healthcare job and ended up living on the streets. He didn't know where to turn for help or who to trust. Then Cody discovered the Chief Seattle Club, an organization that teaches homeless Native Americans to create handmade jewelry to help them learn a unique handicraft and find stability.
Shawn and Tai were homeless and living in a tent. Their young daughter was in foster care. Life was rough for the young family.