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Here’s a little about us and our history.

Beans & Brews Coffeehouse has been around since 1993, when the Laramie family opened shop next to Salt Lake City’s beloved hangout, Liberty Park. The family refined the process of high-altitude roasting, which required special tweaks just like high-altitude baking. They soon got the process just right, and they built a reputation for uniquely smooth coffee in a friendly neighborhood setting.

Beans & Brews—or “Beans,” as friends call us for short—is now a staple around Utah and its friends in Idaho and Nevada. The Laramie family still owns and operates our headquarters, and many baristas from our earlier days have grown into senior roles as managers, directors, and VPs. They carry on our best traditions and work to create new ones, too. Meanwhile, around the region, locally owned franchises brew up our beloved recipes for their own neighbors.

At Beans & Brews Coffeehouse, we focus on embracing its unique mountain lifestyle and “come as you are” atmosphere all while delivering quality service and products. The brand’s menu is health conscious, uses the finest ingredients and has been perfected after nearly three decades. It offers a variety of high-altitude roasted coffees, breakfast foods, sandwiches, sodas, and teas as well as numerous dairy substitutions, meat-free and plant-based products.

At Beans & Brews Coffeehouse, we are also passionate about supporting the community that has supported our brand for nearly 30 years. In addition to charitable giving to local community fundraisers, we launched our Brew Good program in 2022, which makes donations to different local organizations and nonprofits. Through the program, the brand’s guests get to vote on which organization receives donations.

There are mountains of opportunity to be a part of our expansion and be the first one to bring Beans & Brews to a new market.

Beans Timeline

Beans and Brews Timeline

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While our coffee sets us apart from the competition, our leadership has the background and experience to provide our franchisees the support and direction to thrive.

Leadership Counselors

Jeff Laramie

Chief Executive Officer

Favorite Drink: Americano

Kevin Laramie

Chief Operating Officer

Favorite Drink: French Roast

    Kim Falk

    Vice President of Franchise Development

    Favorite Drink: Hot Caramel Cielo

    Carrie Mongold

    Vice President of Marketing

    Favorite Drink: Frozen Mocha

    Sarah Anderson

    Vice President of Operations

    Favorite Drink: Iced Espresso Mocha

    Paul Spiers

    VP of Planning, Design and Construction

    Favorite Drink:
    Frozen Mr. B’s®


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