Spirit of Starbucks

Spirit of Starbucks

Spirit of Starbucks Award

(Programs listed apply to US and Canada company operated stores only unless indicated otherwise)

The Spirit of Starbucks Award recognizes partners that make exceptional contributions to their partners, customers and community while embracing our mission and values. Partners that receive the Spirit of Starbucks Award are true champions of the Starbucks Culture.

Download the Spirit of Starbucks Nomination Form

Examples of behaviors that Spirit of Starbucks awards are presented for:
  • Organization of a successful event or activity that contributes to the community.
  • Achievements in the area of diversity and environment.
  • Assisting and supporting other partners, customers and the community in a manner that far exceeds daily job duties.


All partners below the company officer level are eligible to receive a Spirit of Starbucks Award.

Nomination Process

Any partner may nominate another partner for this award.

Selection Process

All Starbucks vice presidents and above may approve Spirit of Starbucks Awards.


Recipients of the Spirit of Starbucks Award receive: