Grand Havana Coffee, Inc. (OTCQB: GHAV)

 


 

Grand Havana Coffee

In 2015 with the allure, essence and nostalgia of old Havana, Cuba, we created Grand Havana Coffee. Growing up in Miami with the Cuban culture and our love of the perfect cup of Cuban espresso kept us FUELED BY our passion for Cuban coffee. We set out on a mission to blend the perfect espresso. With our master blender, Luis Bustelo, the original master roaster, we created our premium Espresso Supreme blend combining Arabica & Robusta beans carefully selected from around the globe.

COMPANY INFO:

Now Serving Grand Havana Coffee at these South Florida Locations:

Guayabitas Eatery
215 N Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33128
Bajareque Cafe
278 NW 36th St.
Miami, FL 33127
Vincent Bakery
10906 SW 184th St.
Miami, FL 33157
La Estancia De Luisa
5220 Babcock St.
Miami,FL 32905
Open Latte Cafe
444 NW 165th St.
Miami, FL
Bandera
1300 NE 125th St.
Miami, FL
Caribe II Restaurant
1400 West Flagler
Miami, FL
Antojitos Mexicanos
3943 W Davie Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale,FL 33312
Mangu Cafe
2009 W 62cd ST.
Miami, FL 33016
Rancho Nando
11252 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33026
Peru Cafe
1754 NE Miami Gardens
Miami,FL 33179
Las Brisas Cafe
18190 Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33160
Perla Santiagurera
9410 NW 109th Street
Miami, FL 33178
Supreme Coffee Shop
2660 Alibaba Ave
Miami, FL 33054
Area Code 55
16375 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33160
Farofa NMB
14641 Biscayne Blvd
Miami,FL 33181
Farofa CW
11865 SW 26th St.
Miami,FL 33165
Salt & Pepper Restaurant
13737 NW 7th Ave
Miami, FL 33168
Ceasar Market
10200 NW 7th Ave, Miami
FL 33150
Brothers Market
3431 N. Hiatus Rd,Sunrise
FL 33351
Brothers Market
6871 Sterling Rd, Davie
FL 33314

COMPANY NEWS:

KEY PERSONNEL:

Luis Bustello

Chief Operating Officer

Luis Bustello is the former president of Bustelo Coffee and has 50 years of experience in the US coffee business. He was one of the builders of the Cuban espresso market in Florida.

Mr. Bustello built his career at the now 80-year-old Spanish immigrant founded company that bears his family’s name. The company was later bought by transnational corporations and became the US Latino coffee market leader for years, while Luis served as president and became an expert in the corporate-style American coffee business.

Steven Haas

Former Chairman of the Board of Directors | Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Steven Haas has the distinction of being the first Board Chairman of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) from our industry’s important restaurant sector.

He is well-known in Greater Miami’s tourism industry for his dedication to raising awareness of the importance and value of providing excellent customer service. As GMCVB Board Chair, Haas’ commitment to customer service is evident in the GMCVB’s Miami Begins with Me customer service initiative developed to raise the bar of customer service in Greater Miami. As a result of the GMCVB initiative, Miami International Airport (MIA) has taken customer service to a new level through Miami Begins with MIA, a program that requires all 35,000+ employees at MIA to complete customer service training.

Prior to undertaking his current project, Haas was co-owner and operating partner for City Hall Restaurant and Soyka Restaurant/News Café Corp. In the 11 years prior, Haas was the General Manager for China Grill, Tuscan Steak, Red Square, and Social at the Sagamore Hotel — all under the umbrella of China Grill Management.

His stellar career in restaurant management also includes positions at many of Miami’s finest restaurants, including The Forge, Joe’s Stone Crab, The Van Dyke Café, Monty’s Stone Crab and the first Independent business unit at the Sheraton Bal Harbour.

Steve is the immediate past-Chair of the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority and takes pride in being the architect of the GMCVB’s highly successful Miami Spice Restaurant Month.

Steve is a graduate of Florida International University, Miami Dade College, and Miami Beach Senior High School. He has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce and named to

Steve Polisar

Director

Steve Polisar is currently a practicing attorney, specializing in hospitality issues. He attended Michigan State University on a full baseball scholarship and was the Batting Championship of his Senior year. After Graduation, he was accepted into the University of the Pacific School of Law in Sacramento, California. US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was his Constitutional Law Professor. Mr. Polisar was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1975.

Subsequently opened and built the first sidewalk café on Ocean Drive, South Beach in 1988. Simultaneously was co-chairing the Ocean Drive Association. Thereafter in 2002, based on extensive experience, was asked by the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach to chair the Nite Life Task Force which negotiated various issues regarding the hospitality industry between public officials and private sector.

Robert Rico

Chief Executive Officer

Robert Rico was a consultant to Grand Havana prior to the Company’s acquisition. Mr. Rico was CEO of Pleasant Kids, a specialized beverage company, with oversight of the company’s business development. Prior to GH, Robert was managing director, Alchemist Funds, There was a team leader for Financial Services, composed of numerous professionals covering investment banks, commercial banks, consumer finance. For seven years prior, he was managing director of RR Investments Group. where he advised companies in corporate finance and M&A transactions.

Tanya Bredemeier

Director

Tanya Bredemeier is a founder and Director of Grand Havana’s retail hotel kiosks and wholesale division in Miami Beach, Florida. She opened Grand Havana with her partners in 2015, bringing more than 20 years of retail business ownership and management expertise.

Jorge Moreno

Chief Marketing Officer

Jorge Moreno is an Grammy Award winning musician, composer, producer and restaurant owner of Cuban descent . Born and raised in Miami, Florida, his parents emigrated from Cuba to Miami during the dictatorship of Fidel and Raul Castro.

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