Koffi - Palm Springs South
A Coffee Destination Unique to the Palm Springs Communities.
Co-founded by John Abner and John Strohm 15 years ago, Koffi is the largest independent specialty coffee retailer and roaster in the Coachella Valley. What began as a single storefront has grown to include three retail cafés — with a fourth on the way — a growing wholesale division, and an online store for freshroasted whole beans.
In 2002, Koffi’s original location on North Palm Canyon became a community gathering spot before the area gained prominence as Uptown Palm Springs. A few years later, “Koffi North” doubled in size with the addition of a bakery kitchen that now supplies all Koffi cafés with freshly baked muffins, scones, cinnamon rolls, grilled breakfast sandwiches, and salads.
The second Koffi opened in 2008 in a new modernist glass and steel building on the corner of Camino Real and East Palm Canyon next door to the very hip Ace Hotel & Swim Club. This Koffi location draws customers from the Twin Palms and Canyon Country Club neighborhoods as well as many hotels and restaurants along East Palm Canyon.
In 2013, the Koffi Rancho Mirage Roasting Room and Café established a key moment in Koffi’s history by bringing the roasting process in-house. The company now sources and roasts more than 80,000 pounds of premium certified organic green coffee annually, some of which is served daily in leading local restaurants, hotels, and country clubs.
Today, Abner and Strohm are joined by business partners Troy Neifert and Board Chairman Bruce Strohm. Together, with their dedicated staff of 50-plus coffee professionals, they are already writing the next chapter in the Koffi coffee story.
DID YOU KNOW?
Koffi sources some 20 different coffee varieties, mostly organic, from Central and South America, Indonesia, and Africa. Roast proiles of these exclusive coffees range from light to super dark, and are available for home delivery at kofficoffee.co
• Palm Springs Koffe North:
515 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
• Palm Springs Koffe Central:
650 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262
• Palm Springs Koffe South:
1700 S. Camino Real, Palm Springs, CA 92262
• Rancho Mirage Koffee Roasting Room & Café:
71380 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270