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Company Culture

Since 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® has provided our customers with the world’s finest quality coffee and tea experience. In order to deliver that experience, we rely on our amazing Team Members.

Providing great products only brings our customers to our door. Having them come back on a regular basis requires that we provide them with a Total Quality Experience and that we hire Simply the Best® candidates.

At The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, we hire for our core values (FROTH) and identify candidates who match the characteristics described in our Guiding Principles.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf provides an environment where you can be yourself and have fun serving our customers on a daily basis. With our growth and expansion, we offer continuous development and an opportunity for career advancement. It is more important for us to identify "who you are" as opposed to "what you can do."

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can interact with people, smile, get involved in the local community, and have fun, we want to talk to you about joining our growing and diverse team.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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Guiding Principles

Our Vision

To be “Simply the Best” roaster and global retailer of specialty coffee and tea.

Our Mission

To create a spirit within our company that inspires our team members to provide our customers with a total quality experience.

Our Values

We believe in the fundamental truths that guide us through our daily lives. Friendliness / Respect / Ownership / Teamwork / Honesty — FROTH


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The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf offers a complete benefit plan to our eligible team members.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Pre-Paid Legal Service Plan
  • Team Member Discount
  • Flexible Uniforms
  • EAD
  • Pet Insurance


  • "Best of The Best" Quarterly awards given to General Managers and District Managers
  • General Manager and District Manager of the Year award
  • P bonuses for field management
  • Roasting & Distribution (RAD) Tour
  • A variety of Company sponsored contests and incentives

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has a solid track record for promoting people:

  • A large percentage of our General Managers started off as Baristas
  • We provide learning and development opportunities for those who show interest, have potential and whose performance reflects their contributions
  • Many Team Members in our Home Office started by working in our stores
  • New and open positions are posted on our Intranet for our Team Members
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Our guiding principles ensure that we deliver a total quality experience to our customers, team members and community.


How do I apply to store hourly positions at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf?

Each The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf retail store independently hires and manages its own part time and full time team members. To be considered for employment, you must complete our online application by visiting the Career section of our website.

What is the minimum age requirement to work at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf?

You must be at least 16 years old to be eligible for employment at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. If you are under the age of 18, you are required to submit a work permit. However, if you are under the age of 18 but have graduated from high school, you must submit a copy of your diploma.

After I apply online how soon will I be contacted?

If you meet our qualifications, you should expect to be contacted within a few days. You are always welcome to contact the store that you are interested in as well.

Can I apply to more than one retail store?

Currently our online application only allows you to select one location. In the event that you are interested in being considered for multiple locations, please contact the store that you applied to and ask them to pool your application. You are also welcome to apply to each store individually.