Humans of Cartel: Tabitha Denson

Humans of Cartel: Tabitha Denson

April 26, 2019
Ty Dahlstrom
Humans of Cartel

This is Tabitha—humble, lucid dreamer, and has a stellar taste in music and literature. She's said to be one of the "rising stars" of our Downtown Phoenix location by her peers. We're pretty lucky that she's one of our



What brought you to Cartel?

A yearning to belong to a diverse community with a common interest.


How long have you worked with Cartel?

8 months


Share a little about your perspective on Cartel's core values, your community, and the coffee industry.

I love Cartel’s transparency and directness when it comes to sourcing products, the sincerity, and enthusiasm abundant among Cartel employees and the way that sincerity translates to customer interaction, and the depth of knowledge, expansiveness of resources, and the openness to learning that Cartel provides toward the craft of coffee.


What is your favorite thing about your job?

Getting to know regulars and becoming a part of other people’s coffee drinking rituals.


What are your aspirations for the future?

To become a published poet.


What is your favorite beverage?

Drip! Currently, the Banco Gotete.

Go grab some coffee and say hi to Tabitha and all of our other #HumansOfCartel the next time you frequent our #DowntownPhoenix location on 1st and Washington!