About the Forza Coffee Company
We are a specialty coffee company serving
espresso drinks, specialty coffee beverages, teas, soft drinks,
smoothies, fresh pastries, sandwiches, salads and whole bean
You can use our convenient drive thru windows
or come in and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere of dark African mahogany
wood, Italian porcelain tiled floors and comfortable chairs
near a warm fireplace to meet with your friends, family and
A Qualita Team
Forza Coffee is committed to hiring only
persons of the highest quality, training them with our personnel
who are leaders in our industry, and retaining them. The strength
of Forza is the quality of our team and firm commitment.
Managing Partner: Richard Jennings
is the managing partner of Forza,. Prior to his current position,
he served as President of Thompson Family Jiffy Lubes, having
joined that company as its Vice President in 2000. From 1990
to 2000, Mr. Jennings held various executive positions, including
six years as General Manager of Associated Petroleum Products,
one year as West Coast Zone Manager for Quaker State Corporation,
and three years as Vice President of Southern Counties Oil (Pacific
Northwest Energy). From 1978 to 1990, Mr. Jennings served as an
officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He holds a B.S.
degree in Civil Engineering from Norwich University and an M.S.
degree in Construction Management from the University of Washington.
To ensure Forza Coffee will remain at the
front of our industry, we have asked highly respected experts
in the specialty coffee field, Lon Laflamme, David Morris and
Keith Hayward to serve as advisors to the Forza team.
Sample our passion of sourcing the finest
green coffees from around the world, then roasting in small
batches inside our drum roasters with the same old world time
tested methods of roasters that were developed in Italy many
Forza serves "One Harvest" Coffee's, a sustainable
relationship built in partnership with farmers throughout the
Our Roaster - Phil Beattie
Raised in Sumner, Washington, Phil started
his career in the production side of the specialty coffee industry,
but soon developed an interest in roasting. He trained with
leaders, in all elements of the coffee industry. Now, as Dillanos
Coffee Roasters' Roast Master, Phil oversees all aspects of
roasting. Attending trade events and involvement with the Specialty
Coffee Association of America's Roasters Guild are just some
of the ways that Phil helps to further develop his passion for
both the art and science of coffee roasting.