Katz Coffee For Our Wholesale Customers
Founded in 2003, Katz Coffee is a small-batch, custom roasting operation based in Houston, Texas. Katz Coffee specializes in custom and
proprietary blending and roasting for some of Houston’s most highly-acclaimed and discriminating chefs and restaurant and coffeehouse owners.
Our goal is to achieve perfection in every cup. This commitment starts with sourcing the highest quality “green” beans and the close and
careful attention we take in the roasting process. We then help you make the perfect cup for your customers with menu consulting, equipment sales, service and training.
Our mission at Katz Coffee is to provide our clients with the finest coffee from sources that prioritize environmental responsibility
and are Fair Trade Certified.
As Katz Coffee’s founder and owner, I have traveled throughout Central America’s coffee-growing regions to learn about the operations of coffee
growers from small farmers and plantation owners and to develop relationships with suppliers whose standards align with our mission.
We work to ensure that coffee beans of the highest quality find their way back to our roaster and to our customers.
Being a sustainable business also means minimizing our impact on our environment. At Katz Coffee, our beans start out green, our
team color is green, and we also work green. Not only do we recycle all cardboard and paper, but local farmers pick up our chaff (a by-product of the roasting process) and the burlap bags the coffee beans ship in to enrich their compost and protect their soil.
EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE
I have worked in the coffee industry since earning my degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Houston in 1997. I
began in the coffee industry working in coffee houses and then as a roaster. As I learned more about the fundamentals of good business and great coffee, I took on increasing levels of responsibility as general manager, production director and, finally, director of operations.
Over the years, I helped my employers expand strategically into new markets as well as continue their growth in the Houston market. At the
same time, I never lost sight of my ultimate goal: to apply the expertise I developed working for others in establishing my own coffee-roasting and distribution business.
At Katz Coffee, I have established a team that is creative and in touch with current coffee trends. We have over 30 years of combined
experience in the food and beverage industry, from high-volume coffee houses to high-end fine dining restaurants.
Today, Katz Coffee distributes to single and multi-unit programs throughout the United States.
A COMPLETE, CUSTOMIZED COFFEE PROGRAM
At Katz Coffee, we care about your coffee program like it’s our own. We offer a hands-on approach and customized menus that take the
guesswork out of your coffee program and set you apart with unique coffee and tea experiences for your customers.
We are experts at conceptualizing and designing coffee menus, standardizing drink recipes, developing menu costing and pricing
structures and training your staff to deliver consistently exceptional beverages.
Our team can assess your equipment needs based on projected growth as well as assist you with the right equipment choices and the most
efficient equipment layout and installation.
QUALITY AND SERVICE
We are passionate about the quality of our coffees. Some would say overly passionate. Team Katz Coffee is cupping our coffees on daily
for quality, consistency and “wow” factor.
Our passion to provide you with the best coffee extends to our service as well. You won’t find another coffee roaster or distributor who is
as responsive to your needs and proactive in their service.
Owner, Katz Coffee