Senior Vice President, Lacas Coffee
Stephen Schulman has been active in the coffee industry for the past 28 years. His first 15 years were spent in his family’s NYC metro area food service coffee roasting business. This experience allowed him to be involved in all aspects of running a multimillion pound a year roasterie.
In 2000 Mr. Schulman joined renowned specialty roaster, Dallis Bros. Coffee in NYC. While always involved in sales and marketing, Stephen held the title of Roast Master and was responsible for all green coffee purchasing and blend creation for many of America’s most noted chefs including: Tom Colicchio, Marcus Samuelsson, and Michael Anthony.
In September of 2008, Stephen joined S&D Coffee and Tea of Concord, NC. With S&D’s reach and progressive culture, combined with Mr. Schulman’s extensive knowledge of the specialty segment, contributions to our industry are sure to continue.
In 2017 Stephen Schulman Joined North East regional stalwart food service roaster Lacas / Dallis Bros. Coffee as the SVP/Head of Specialty Coffee. “The opportunity to ply one’s trade and craft on the New York City and Philadelphia stage is an honor.”
Mr. Schulman was the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award during the 2014 NCA Annual Convention in New Orleans, LA, for his exemplary volunteerism and served as a positive example to others, while advancing the mission of the association
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