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Argo Tea Overview

Chicago, IL
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Fast-Food & Quick-Service Restaurants
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Since brewing our first cup of tea in Chicago in 2003, Argo Tea has quickly become a household name. With over 50 Argo Tea Cafes globally and ready-to-drink bottled teas in 50,000+ outlets nationwide, Argo Tea has proved itself as a leading branded-beverage company, serving ... Read more

Mission: We are passionate about bringing teas directly from growers around the world and blending them into unique and delicious signature beverages and teas. We are committed to being a sustainable business by working with the best local and global teas, coffee, and food artisans and ... Read more

Argo Tea – Why Work For Us?

Our Product Philosophy

Our Signature Drinks are inspired by creative mixologists and intelligent nutritionists. We freshly brew full-leaf teas and infuse them with fruits, flowers, spices and herbs. These all-natural beverages are always made from real ingredients that are free of artificial flavorings, colors or additives. Our healthy blends are a perfect balance of smart nutrition and craveable taste.

Behind every delicious drink we serve is a TeaMember who contributes to our diverse Argo universe of energetic, creative, passionate people.

It is the hard work of these individuals that ensures a wonderful Argo experience for every customer who walks through our doors. We strive to bring together TeaMembers from all walks of life and believe it’s the differences in our team that make our company strong. Argo has the utmost respect for all cultures, beliefs, personaliteas, experiences, which allow us to think more creatively and share a genuine passion for healthy Qualitea products.

Argo Tea believes in the growth and development of all TeaMembers, whether they're on their first day or tenth year. All new TeaMembers are eligible for promotion after their first 90 days of employment, and many members of our Senior Leadership team started out working in the cafe enviornment. 


Argo Tea’s success is built on the dedicated work of our TeaMembers. That’s why we strive to create a warm, inspiring work environment that rewards for their continous contributions. As part of this effort, we offer a full range of incentives and benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D insurance programs for eligible employees and their dependents
  • Bonus and incentive programs intended to reward TeaMembers’ outstanding performance, to motivate a collaborative spirit and TeaMwork
  • Product Entitlements. All TeaMembers get free drinks plus a discount on all other products
  • Prizes and contests intended to reward exceptional performance as well as to encourage healthy competition among our Team
  • 401K Retirement plan for eligible TeaMembers
  • Vacation Time for eligible TeaMembers
  • Stock Options for eligible TeaMembers
  • Sick Time for eligible TeaMembers
  • TeaMember Referral Bonuses
  • Education and Development Classes
  • Wellness programs, sports Teams, health & fitness classes

Argo Tea Reviews

  • Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "this is a company with a big heart"

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    Former Employee - Mixologist in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Mixologist in Chicago, IL
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Argo Tea full-time (More than 3 years)


    tight team, care, family-like feel, great product, everyone is really involved


    product shortages are kinda annoying

    Advice to Management

    don't lose the family-like feel

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Argo Tea Photos

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Argo Tea Interviews



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    General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
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    I applied online. The process took 5+ months. I interviewed at Argo Tea.


    Interview process included phone interview, first interview with senior management, and second interview with management of you peer, third interview with senior management. For the time I summited an application to the time there was an offer was 5 months.

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Argo Tea Awards & Accolades

  • Highly Commended, Airport Food and Beverage Awards, 2017
  • Non-Alcoholic Beverage Winner, Clear Choice Awards, 2016
  • First Place, North American Tea Championship, 2016
  • Best Packaging, North American Tea Championship, 2015
  • Best Tea, World Beverage Innovation Awards, 2015
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