If there's one thing we believe, it's this: you can supply the best coffee equipment in the industry, but if you provide the wrong coffee, you won't get very far. That's why Superior Coffee Of Alaska Inc in Fairbanks, AK has brought together a team of professionals who live and breathe coffee and its production. Our team has the knowledge, experience, and passion to make sure that our clients have the coffee equipment and supplies they need to make your morning full, productive and enlivening.
The coffee and coffee equipment specialists you can count on in Fairbanks, AK
Our people make the difference
Dan Bernhardt, Founding Owner
A 1968 graduate of Lathrop High School in Fairbanks, he has lived in Fairbanks for over 50 years. Dan with former partners Leonard Thiltgen and Wilbur Walker formed Team Coffee in 1970. He has over 30 years of experience in the coffee industry, as well as working on all types of coffee equipment and developing coffees for the water conditions in Alaska. He is married to Nancy with 3 grown children Kat, Alex, and Roy.
We are members of:
National Federation of Independent Business and Specialty Coffee Association of America
Dan Fyten, Service Manager
A 1968 graduate of Lathrop High School in Faibanks, he has lived in Alaska for over 45 years. Dan joined Team Coffee in 1974. He has over 30 years of experience in the coffee industry. Working on all types of equipment, his specialty is troubleshooting espresso and drip coffee machines. He is married to Kat with 1 grown son, Derek. In his off time, you can find him on the golf course in the summer or running up and down the basketball court as a referee in the winter.
Crystal Spontak, Office Account Representative
Crystal is a 2009 graduate of West Valley High School in Fairbanks. She joined Team Coffee in May of 2005 working summers refurbishing brewers. She is a Sophmore attending the University of Alaska Full Time. She plays the Viola for the Fairbanks Symphony.
Pam Oleson, Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant
Pam came to Fairbanks in 1996 with her husband and 2 children. Pam joined Team Coffee in March of 2004. She is the person you usually talk to when you call during normal business hours.
Dawn Sieben, Institutional Account Representative & Maintenance
Dawn is a local Fairbanksan. She joined Team Coffee in October of 2007. She grew up in the North Pole area attending Badger Road Elementary as well as North Pole Junior and Senior High Schools. She spends her off time gardening and fixing up her home in the North Pole Area.