We believe everyone has second chances. Big House Beans Specialty Coffee Roasters not only sources and roasts the best coffees out there, but seeks to provide opportunities to anyone who has a vision for their future and a heart to work hard. We are a small business focused on true, equal opportunities. We hire, mentor and teach skills to the "least desirable" yet hard working men and women because why not?
As a former San Quentin prison inmate, John Krause | Owner and Founder knows of the challenges life can throw at you. After reentering society and finding hope again in a like minded community, he decided to build a sustainable business model to empower others who like him, fight to fit the mold. After starting Big House Beans in 2014 John has sought to employ those with barriers. Now, his goal is to put together a solid executive team who will take on the task of mentoring future employees and allow them to advance in their professional and personal life. His vision is to deliver high quality coffee and service to individual customers or companies who become partners in the creation of opportunities through the business.