Star Award

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

The Star Award recognizes licensees that display a high level of accountability to goals that support the mission, values, and objectives of Starbucks.

Download the Star Award Certificate

The recipient of the Star Award should exemplify the following:

  • Organization of a successful event or activity that contributes to the community.
  • Partnering with Starbucks in a manner that creates an exceptional positive outcome for both parties.
  • A single over and above the call of duty act that saves the day and/or creates a positive downstream benefit.
  • Outstanding achievement on service, sales, savings, and related metrics.

Nomination Process

Nominations are accepted from all licensed store partners, nominations must be approved by a Licensed Store Vice President.


    • Individual Award Recipient: Certificate and pin or desk award with hat or polo hat/polo.
    • Team Award Recipient: pin

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