Starbucks' First Employee Shares Retail Secrets & Stories
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Join us on Tuesday, July 10 to hear Dawn Pinaud, the first hire of Howard Schultz, who opened the coffee giant’s first 80 stores, tell the secrets of Starbucks’ success in its earliest days, and what they learned in the process.
Suggested donation: $10 or $20 in purchases at the store
Drinks and specialty snacks will be served (of course).
About the Speaker:
Dawn Pinaud is an expert in the specialty coffee and food industry with more than 25 years experience in all phases of business development. She opened the first 80 coffee bars for Starbucks and has since worked around the world for Seattle Coffee Co., Coca Cola, and McDonald's. She now focuses on getting start ups off the ground and running profitably in a very short time. Dawn provides focus and expertise that allows owners to avoid costly mistakes and start getting and keeping their customers coming back for more.
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We sell hard-to-find gourmet and specialty food products, kitchenware and gift items to the public and other retail businesses. Visit our retail mercantile store at Haight and Cole streets to sample and purchase world's finest chocolates, confections, oils, spices and other award-winning food, kitchenware and personal care products that you won't find anywhere else.