Our Client Testimonials

“CBC is an expertly-run coffee and tea company that provides a wide array of products and impeccable customer service. They take the time to work with our teams and train them thoroughly on the products they offer, as well as the equipment they provide. CBC responds with a sense of urgency and has great follow through.”

Ian Goldberg, Vice President
Boka Restaurant Group

“CBC is a premier distributor of top of the line coffee, tea and related equipment. They are a true partner with an individualized approach to complete hot & cold beverage solutions.”

Jiri Donat, General Manager
Trump Hotel

“CBC being one of China Mist’s first foodservice distributors helped to grow and build the China Mist brand 28+ years ago. CBC has excelled in customer sales, service and most importantly customer retention. The CBC team is professional and a great brand ambassador for China Mist Iced Tea.”

Kermit Peterson, President
China Mist Tea Company

“We have worked with CBC Specialty Beverage for over a decade and could not be happier with the service and execution from them. Corey Polkow is truly one of the best in the business”

Kevin Boehm, Co-Founder
Boka Restaurant Group

“CBC is more than a coffee vendor... they are our business partner and an integral member of our restaurant family. They share our commitment to excellence and our desire to win!”

Marc Jacobs, Executive Partner & Divisional President
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

“There is a reason I have been working with CBC Specialty Beverage for over 24 years. Their product line is amazing, but most important is their responsiveness and service! They truly understand our business and are always looking for ways to add value. They are a one-stop shop for our coffee, espresso and tea program and the equipment they provide is always top notch. We highly regard our partnership with the team at CBC!”

Matt McMillin, V.P. Culinary and Beverage Innovation
Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants

“CBC is fair, connected and solution-focused. They are early adopters who support new, innovative products. CBC is pragmatic, reasonable and fair about structuring deals and solving problems. Their approach is always - how can we make this work for both of us!”

Matt Sunderland, Director of Strategic Ops/Wholesale
La Colombe Coffee Roasters

“When we think of all the vendors we have worked with over the years, CBC has been the best. Their product, care and service are second to none. When you work with Steve Gorelik you feel he cares as much as you do about your business. They have been - and will continue to be - a trusted partner of Lettuce Entertain You.”

R.J. Melman, President
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

Jerrod Melman, Executive Vice President & Partner
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises

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