The Muddy Waters Coffee Company is owned and operated by master coffee roaster, Chris Nichols. Chris began working at Muddy Waters Cafe in 1999 as a barista. In 2003 Chris became the official roaster of Muddy Waters Cafe and in 2005 became a certified technician in La Marzocco and Bunn equipment.
In 2006, Chris bought into the wholesale coffee side of the roasting business and began operating Muddy Waters Coffee Company, moving operations to Eureka, California.
Since 2006, Chris has expanded this boutique coffee roasting business in the local Northern California market and continues to expand nationally. Chris’ goal is to produce the highest quality, small batch, organic, sustainable coffee for coffee lovers all over the globe.