The Human Bean partners around the country are earning recognition in their communities, and sometimes nationally! We take the guesswork out of operations, so that our franchise partners and their teams can focus on doing what they do best — serving delicious products and giving excellent customer service. These awards are the bean on top.
2024 Entrepreneur Franchise 500®
"Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® is the world’s first and most comprehensive franchise ranking. For 45 years, landing a spot on the Franchise 500® has been a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, highlighting a brand’s strength
and stability for potential franchisees."
2023 Franchise Voted in Best Coffee by the Mohave Valley Daily News
"Congratulations to Brian and Juls Baumkirchner and their entire team on being voted the Best Coffee by the Mohave Valley Daily News for 2023!
2023 Franchise Wins Gold in Best of The West in the Daily Sentinel
Clifton & Grand Junction, Co
"Congratulations to Brooke and the entire team on winning the Best of the West 2023 in the Daily Sentinel! Brooke also opened two locations this year in Clifton and Grand Junction, CO!"
2023 The Human Bean of Laramie is Voted Best Coffee for the second year Running
"Congratulations to the Laramie location for winning the second year in a row for Best Coffee in Laramie!"
2023 Franchise is Voted Best of The Tri-State
"Congratulations to Mike Chapman, one of our amazing Franchise Partners, for winning the second year in a row for Best Coffee in the Tri-State!"
2023 Ranked in the Franchise Times Top 400 List
"The Human Bean ranked 298 in the Franchise Times Top 400. The Franchise Times Top 400 is an exclusive annual ranking of the largest U.S.-based franchise systems by global systemwide sales."
2023 Franchise Earns Best of Northern Nevada: Best Coffee Award
Reno Locations, NV
“Congratulations to Ryan Rhoden, one of our amazing Franchise Partners, who recently received a 2023 Best of Northern Nevada: Best Coffee Award!"
2023 Ranked Gold in Best of Southern Oregon Coffee Category
“Winners of the Best of Southern Oregon 2023 competition were announced September 6th, 2023. The Human Bean is honored to have won the Gold award in the Coffee category in Jackson County.”
2023 Ranked in the Inc. 5000
“The Inc. 5000 class of 2023 represents companies that have driven rapid revenue growth while navigating inflationary pressure, the rising cost of capital, and seemingly intractable hiring challenges. ”
2023 Franchise Earns Rockstar Award
“Congratulations to Lauren Karcher, one of our amazing Franchise Partners, who recently received a 2023 Franchise Rockstar Award from Franchise Business Review!”
2023 Entrepreneur Franchise 500®
“Entrepreneur’s 44th annual Franchise 500® ranking shines a light on the unique challenges and changes that have shaped the franchise industry over the last year—and how franchisors have adapted and evolved to meet them.”
2022 Best Specialty Coffee, Tehama County Reader’s Choice Awards
Red Bluff, CA
“Congratulations to Alyssa Mendonsa and the Team at The Human Bean of Red Bluff for winning the Best Specialty Coffee award from The Best of Tehama County Reader's Choice Awards!”
2022 Best in The Tri-State, Coffee Category, The Herald News
“The Human Bean of Huntington received the most votes by the readers of The Herald-Dispatch and earned a Certificate of Achievement for their win.”
2022 Best Coffee, Southern Oregon Best of the Best, The Mail Tribune
“Winners of the Mail Tribune’s annual Best of the Best competition were announced at a banquet Saturday night at Rogue Valley Country Club. The competition allows Mail Tribune readers to vote for their favorite businesses and organizations in 99 categories.”
2022 Freshman Franchise Rock Star, Matt Lockhart, Franchise Business Review
“Each year it gets harder and harder to narrow down the list, but the franchisees recognized this year truly stand out as exceptional models of achieving success within the franchise model.”
2021 Large Business of the Year, Laramie Chamber Alliance
“Congratulations to Matt and the whole Laramie team on winning the Laramie Large Business of the Year award from the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance!!!”
2021 Best Barista, Karlee Sandlin, Coast Weekend Reader’s Choice Awards
“The winners of the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards, as well as runners-up and honorable mentions, were determined by the nominations and votes of Coast Weekend readers. Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees and winners!”