Baristas Coffee Company, Inc. announced that its first location in the Phoenix area located at 17257 E. Shea Blvd. Fountain Hills, AZ opened for business at 5:00am on Friday, June 22, 2012.

The opening marks Baristas entry into its fifth state and continues its national expansion. The "Grand Opening" featured a free car wash and an onsite pool party.

"The reception from the town including city officials, law enforcement, and supporting residents has made Baristas proud to be a member of the Fountain Hills community," says Barry Henthorn CEO, "We even received a personal visit of support from the Mayor herself. We look forward to opening additional locations in the region.