National News

  1. June 13, 2024

    Scooter’s Coffee® to Open 800th Location in Louisville, Offer Giveaways, Special One Day Only Drink

    OMAHA, Neb., June 10, 2024 – Scooter’s Coffee, best known for its “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks…Amazingly Fast!®” is excited to announce its 800th location which will open at 10515 Taylorsville Road in Louisville, KY.

    “Today, here at Scooter’s Coffee, we are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our 800th location,” Joe Thornton, CEO of Scooter’s Coffee said. “With a system comprised primarily of franchise owners, it is exciting to see the brand grow and to see franchisees realize their dream of business ownership. As we now operate in 30 states, we look forward to having more people enjoy an amazing coffee experience with us.”

    A grand opening event will be held at the new location on Friday, June 14 beginning with a formal ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. To give back to the community, 20% of net sales from this location on June 14 will be donated to Home of the Innocents, a local non-profit organization providing family-focused support.

    In honor of the 800t

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  2. June 11, 2024

    Scooter’s Coffee Named Official Coffee of Bowl Season

    OMAHA, Neb., June 10, 2024 – Scooter’s Coffee, one of the fastest growing specialty coffee drive-thru franchise systems in the nation, and the Bowl Season today announced a multi-year partnership designating Scooter’s Coffee as the Official Coffee of Bowl Season, starting with the 2024-25 season.

    “We are thrilled to welcome Scooter’s Coffee as the Official Coffee of Bowl Season,” said Nick Carparelli, executive director of Bowl Season. “Scooter’s Coffee, along with their customers and franchisees, embody the core values and embrace the spirit and celebration of college football.”

    In July 2023, Scooter’s Coffee signed a multi-year agreement as the title sponsor for the Frisco Bowl played at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

    “Becoming the Official Coffee Sponsor of Bowl Season was a natural progression in our bowl game partnership and our connection with college football fans across the country,”

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  3. June 06, 2024

    Scooter’s Coffee Announces Second Year as Title Sponsor of the Frisco Bowl

    Scooter’s Coffee, one of the fastest growing specialty coffee drive-thru franchise systems in the nation, is proud to announce its continued commitment as the title sponsor of the Frisco Bowl college football game for the second consecutive year.

    The 2024 Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl will take place on Tuesday, December 17 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, and will be telecast live on ESPN. The participating teams will be announced in early December.

    “We are excited to welcome Scooter’s Coffee back as the title sponsor of the Frisco Bowl,” said Clint Overby, vice president of ESPN Events, which owns and operates the Frisco Bowl. “They provided an exciting and memorable experience for our traveling teams, fans and the local community last year, and I am certain they will help our ESPN and Frisco Bowl staff create another incredible event this December.”

    Scooter’s Coffee is a rapidly growing drive-thru specialty coffee chain with nearly 800

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  4. May 21, 2024

    Scooter's Coffee Recognized for Strong Culture by Quantum Workplace

    Scooter’s Coffee Recognized for Strong Culture by Quantum Workplace

    OMAHA, Neb., May 14, 2024 – Scooter’s Coffee is thrilled to announce the company is being recognized for its strong workplace culture. Quantum Workplace awarded Scooter’s Coffee with a Gold 2024 Quantum Workplace Employee Voice Award in the Top Performers category.

    To be considered, award candidates must have presented their dedication to prioritizing their people by making them feel valued, heard and connected to the organization, aligning themselves as employers of choice. Employees also regularly ask for feedback, recognition and guidance from their manager and teammates throughout the entire company.

    “We've created an environment where enthusiasm thrives, innovation flourishes and success becomes a collective journey,” said Mikala Friedrich, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Scooter’s Coffee. “This

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  5. April 15, 2024

    Scooter’s Coffee® Named 2024’s Second Fastest-Growing Brand by Yelp

    Scooter’s Coffee®, one of the nation’s fastest growing drive-thru coffee franchise companies, was ranked first among coffee companies—nearly 30 spots ahead of any other coffee company—and second overall on Yelp’s 2024 rankings of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Brands.

    Yelp’s data noted a 50% increase in consumer interest nationwide. The rankings mention that Scooter’s Coffee saw a 53% jump in net new locations, the largest such growth among any of the 50 companies ranked. Among the brands ranked, Scooter’s Coffee experienced the top growth in six states including Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, and Wisconsin. Scooter’s Coffee was the top growing brand in the Midwest region and among the top five in the west and south regions.

    “Our tremendous growth as a company is due to the efforts of our amazing team, our franchisees who truly believe in our mission, our baristas who serve up smiles, and our customers who decide to make us part of their day,” said Joe Thorn

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  6. February 14, 2024

    Scooter’s Coffee® to Open Indianapolis Distribution Center to Support Continued Expansion

    OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 15, 2024 – Scooter’s Coffee, one of the fastest growing specialty coffee drive-thru franchise systems in the nation, along with Harvest Roasting, its vertically-integrated supply chain affiliate, plans to support its expanding franchise network through a new distribution center to be located in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.

    The new distribution center will be located near Whitestown, Indiana, along Interstate 65 in the northwest portion of the Indianapolis metro area. The 183,000 square foot facility will be Harvest Roasting’s largest distribution center, able to directly support more than 300 Scooter’s Coffee locations and franchisees across multiple states.

    “As the Scooter’s Coffee footprint continues to grow nationwide, it is critical to the success of our franchisees that we expand our distribution network to ensure we provide best-in-class support to each of our locations,” Brian Stoufer, vice president

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  7. December 13, 2023

    Scooter’s Coffee® and Reading Is Fundamental Share the Joy of 
Reading Through Fourth-Grade Reading Challenge in Frisco and North Texas

    Students Win an Unforgettable Bowl Game Experience

    OMAHA, Neb., December 13, 2023 – Scooter’s Coffee has partnered with Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) to encourage fourth-grade students across Frisco and North Texas to read. Also, a special prize is in store for a group of fourth-grade students: an unforgettable experience with free tickets for them and a parent or guardian to the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, December 19, at Toyota Stadium.

    According to RIF, the nation’s leading children’s literacy nonprofit, 25 million children in the U.S. cannot read proficiently (based on the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores), which prevents them from achieving success in school and realizing their dreams. In addition, 20% of Americans read below the level needed to earn a living wage. RIF is addressing the alarming U.S. literacy crisis by inspiring the joy of reading in children, a critical element to driving the frequ

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  8. December 11, 2023

    750th Scooter’s Coffee® Drive-Thru Opens in Frisco, Texas

    Store Ribbon Cutting and Kickoff Celebration Planned for Dec. 16 

    Frisco, Texas, December 11, 2023 - Scooter’s Coffee, best known for its amazingly fast drive-thru and specialty coffee, is excited to announce the opening of its 750th location at 9489 Preston Road in Frisco, Texas. 

    To commemorate this milestone, the drive-thru location and Frisco Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting and Kickoff Celebration on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 11 a.m., which will generate excitement in the community ahead of the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, Dec.19.

    As part of the celebration, customers will enjoy giveaways, fun surprises and a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl:

    • Scooter's Coffee Frisco Bowl Ticket Giveaway: When custo

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  9. December 04, 2023

    UTSA and Marshall Selected to Play in 2023 Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl

    FRISCO, TEXAS –UTSA (8-4), representing the American Athletic Conference and Marshall (6-6), representing the Sun Belt Conference will meet in the 2023 Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 8 p.m. CT at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The game will air on ESPN and will simulcast on ESPN+, the leading sports streaming service.

    “We are excited to have two outstanding teams participate in the 2023 Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl, the UTSA Roadrunners and the Marshall Thundering Herd,” said Sean Johnson, Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl Executive Director. “We are looking forward to hosting this great matchup and welcoming the teams and their passionate fan bases to Frisco, Texas for an exciting week of bowl events and a fantastic game at Toyota Stadium.”

    UTSA will appear in a bowl for the fourth consecutive season. The Roadrunners come to the Scooter’s Coffee Frisco Bowl with an 8-4 record overall. UTSA features redshirt sophomore Trey Moore, who was voted the

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  10. November 15, 2023

    Scooter’s Coffee® Presents $277,032 Donation to The Pink Agenda to Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Life-Saving Research

    1 Million Cookies and Counting Since 2020

    OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 16, 2023 – Through a $277,032 check donation that was presented to The Pink Agenda today, Scooter’s Coffee will help the organization provide valuable resources such as funding for life-saving breast cancer research and raising awareness. 


    From Sept. 27- Oct. 31, and in connection with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, customers across the 30-state Scooter’s Coffee footprint supported this critical research by collectively purchasing 461,673 customer-favorite Courage Cookies or by adding a donation to their order—the donations and 20% of the cookie sales will directly support breast cancer research. 

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