Industry News | February 1, 2012

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf to Open First D.C. Location

The Dupont Circle neighborhood is about to get a caffeine boost with the arrival of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf,  just steps inside Washington Hilton.

 

The largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the U.S., The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is set to open in mid-February just off of Connecticut Avenue.

 

The family-grown, California-based brand with more than 800 locations worldwide is excited to serve Washingtonians with a full selection of signature blends plus the famous Original Ice Blended drink.

 

We are thrilled to bring The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf experience to our energetic, in-the-know Washingtonian neighbors seeking quality food and beverages,” says Steve Cowan, general manager, Washington Hilton. 

 

This opening is the first in the Capital region, and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Washington will provide the finest and rarest loose-leaf teas and premium coffees to the residents of and visitors to Dupont Circle, Kalorama, Adams Morgan, and neighboring communities.

 

We are delighted to be affiliated with Washington Hilton, whose excellent reputation for service and quality aligns with our own,” says Bob Kaufman, vice president of business development & franchises for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

 

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will offer free wi-fi and more than enough seating, in a setting perfect for those having a quick specialty drink, meal  or looking for a convenient afternoon work space.

 

As with all locations, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf at Washington Hilton will offer a wide variety of the  top 1% of Arabica coffee beans from specially selected estates around the world that are custom roasted in small batches atThe Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf facility in Camarillo, California. The store will also offer a wide variety of products, including hand-plucked whole leaf teas sourced from the most exclusive growing regions, as well as fresh baked goods. 

 

Today, the Hilton Hotels & Resorts portfolio includes more than 540 hotels in 78 countries and the brand remains synonymous with "hotel."

 

 

Born and brewed in Southern California since 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is the oldest and largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States.

 

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