ABOUT US

REC COFFEEについて

An Unforgettable Coffee Experience.


REC COFFEE was born with the desire to give an unforgettable coffee experience to many people. As a place to record inspiration and recreation in coffee, REC COFFEE will serve you the best cup.

We have something to cherish.

Taking coffee seriously, Understanding countries and people who take part in coffee production and Serving a cup of coffee as a professional barista and roastery based on the philosophy of specialty coffee, "From Seed to Cup". Behind a cup of coffee, there are countless efforts and passions. REC COFFEE believe that we must serve an coffee experience with those things.

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ROASTING

In order to pursue the best cup, we will identify the roasting suitable for coffee beans and deliver it to our customers in a fresh state under strict quality control. We want you to enjoy the rich character of coffee.

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PATISSERIE

The sweets that are carefully made one by one are original by an exclusive pastry chef. Enjoy the pairing of coffee and sweets that can only be enjoyed at REC COFFEE.

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OUR STORY

From the desire to "deliver more delicious coffee to as many people as possible" and "to have an experience that impresses with coffee," we will start from a coffee mobile sales store, which was rare at the time.

The Story Begins From a Coffee Truck

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2008

Established mobile sales store REC COFFEE
Founded by co-representatives Yukazu Iwase and Osamu Kitazoe.
A coffee mobile store was rare at the time. The origin of REC COFFEE.

2010

REC COFFEE FAAM CAFE opened
Opened as "REC COFFEE FAAM CAFE" in the cafe space inside the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. Currently, the store is closed in a way that replaces the opening of the Hakata Marui.

Opened REC COFFEE Yakuin Station, the first roadside store
Opened a store in Fukuoka City Yakuin, where REC COFFEE was founded.

2011

Yoshikazu Iwase won 3rd place in Japan Barista Championship 2011 (JBC)

2014

REC COFFEE Kencho Higashi opened

Yoshikazu Iwase won JBC2014 for the first time
Achieved the long-sought first victory in JBC's sixth challenge.

2015

Iwase made his first appearance at the World Barista Championship 2015 (WBC) and won 7th place in the semifinals
He won the 7th place in the semi-finals at the WBC in Seattle, USA.

Iwase won the JBC2015. Achieve the feat of winning the second consecutive JBC.

2016

REC COFFEE Hakata Marui
​Opened a store in the Hakata area, the business center of Fukuoka.

Yoshikazu Iwase won second place at WBC2016
​He's got second place at the WBC in Dublin, Ireland.

2018

REC COFFE Omotesando opened
First store in Tokyo. A limited-time pop-up shop with HORN G.M.T and MARK AND LONA at Omotesando Hills B3.

REC COFFEE Tenjin opened
Collaboration store with PloomTech Shop.

Started roasting our own
From a viewpoint nearer in a producer to pursuit of the quality.

2019

REC COFFEE Josui Terrace opened

REC COFFEE Suidobashi opened
Opened first store facing on the street in Tokyo.

2020

REC COFFEE Tenjin Minami opened
Opend as a replacement store of REC COFFEE Tenjin